Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
The U.S. Empire’s Culture Industry, at Large - Canadian Dimension 104). Together, the BRICS ... from 50 to over 600 times of workers’ pay. As the U.S.’s share of world GDP has ... Schiller (The Political ... 05/4/2016 - 9:29 am | View Link
Global Capitalism and America’s Culture of Empire - Global Research Theme: Global Economy, Media ... the U.S. by 239. Photo Caption: U.S. share of world GDP (nominal) compared to BRICS. ... is almost three times ... 05/3/2016 - 11:57 am | View Link
Stable Commodity Prices Will Continue to Bolster Mexico's Currency - Delco Times Stable Commodity Prices Will Continue to Bolster Mexico's Currency - Lebanon Daily News 05/3/2016 - 6:33 am | View Link
Minister David Mahlobo - AllAfrica.com ... everywhere in the world, are ... a key challenge of our times. ... crime and illicit economy ... countries who do not share a ... working ... 04/26/2016 - 11:13 am | View Link
Minister Ebrahim Patel - AllAfrica.com A recent World Bank study on ... and increase their market share. ... to pull the economy through these difficult times. ... A few days ago, ... 04/25/2016 - 8:44 am | View Link
India proposes BRICS portal to address trade issues accounting for 37 per cent of the world GDP and 17 per cent share in the global trade. Intra-BRICS trade increased more than tenfold between 2002 and 2012, and is projected at $6.14 trillion in 2015. At present, the government has a database of 30,000 ... 04/25/2016 - 11:43 am | View Link
Banking on the BRICS China’s growth continues, with its share of the world economy expanding from 11 percent in 2008 ... Even when the NDB opens its doors for business, few will be banking on the BRICS. 07/20/2014 - 10:39 pm | View Link
The BRICS Don’t Like the Dollar-Dominated World Economy, but They’re Stuck With It The West has ceded influence in institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) only grudgingly. To them, today’s financial system is out of touch with the changing times ... economy and desire for development, the BRICS share ... 07/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
BRICS Display Power by Creating their Own International Bank As you can see, America has the lion’s share. Yet China’s tipped to overtake America as the world’s leading economy this year ... bank (many African countries felt the current international bank lending requirements are too tough). 07/18/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Brics try to reshape the world They vary vastly in size and heft – China’s economy is 24-times larger ... by denying China a share of IMF voting that matches its weight in the global economy. But while the Brics bank may become a competitor to the IMF and World Bank in development ... 07/14/2014 - 11:03 am | View Link
A future global economy to be built by BRICs Abstract. The combined economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRICs) appear likely to become the largest global economic group by the middle of this century. 05/1/2016 - 11:30 pm | View Website
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Bric Definition from Financial Times Lexicon The Bric grouping – Brazil, Russia, India and China – has become a shorthand for the rise of emerging markets in the global economy. And after a rather stellar ... 05/1/2016 - 3:38 pm | View Website
BRIC In economics, BRIC is a grouping acronym that refers to the countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China, which are all deemed to be at a similar stage of newly ... 05/1/2016 - 5:44 am | View Website
beyondbrics By James Chen, Clearly . From the latest UN data available, the Vision Impact Institute has estimated that there are 2.5bn people in the world who have poor vision ... 05/1/2016 - 5:01 am | View Website
Coal's slump is largely the result of cheap natural gas, which now rivals coal as a fuel for generating electricity.
According to the Labor Department, there were 56,700 jobs in coal mining in March, down from 68,000 just a year earlier.
Drilling techniques such as fracking have sparked a boom in gas production, driving down prices and prompting utilities to switch from coal.
Easing EPA restrictions — the industry is challenging EPA in court — would help over the long run, but not enough to offset the loss of market share to natural gas, he said.
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Turkey's state-run agency says a salvo of rockets has struck southern Turkey, wounding four people.
 incidents have become a regular occurrence in the border town, which is home to a significant Syrian refugee population.
The Israeli military says it carried out airstrikes on four Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to mortar rounds fired at Israel.
The military says it hit "terrorist infrastructure sites" early Thursday belonging to the Islamic militant group Hamas, which rules Gaza.
Gov. Pat McCrory and top state legislators were determining what steps to take after the U. S. Justice Department said in a letter Wednesday that the state law violated federal civil rights laws and threatened possible litigation.
The North Carolina law, which requires transgender people to use public bathrooms that conform to the sex on their birth certificate, has been broadly condemned by gay-rights groups, businesses and entertainers, some of whom have relocated offices or canceled shows in the state.
Provisions of the state law directed at transgender people who work for public agencies or attend the state's university system violate their anti-discrimination protections, the letters said.
"The State is engaging in a pattern or practice of discrimination against transgender state employees and both you, in your official capacity, and the state are engaging in a pattern or practice of resistance" of their rights, Justice Department Civil Rights Division leader Vanita Gupta wrote to Gov.