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
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
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HELGA ZEPP-LAROUCHE A New Era of Mankind - Executive Intelligence Review ... a situation which could lead to World War III ... off the protect gear hundreds of times, and an ... This is the BRICS countries and the ... 10/30/2014 - 5:51 am | View Link
Resurging Russia - Frontier Post ... demands lions share in the ... is that Russian economy has ... the influence of World Bank ... Bank or the BRICS ... sanctions on Russia ... 10/28/2014 - 1:08 pm | View Link
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Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth? When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online. 10/6/2014 - 7:44 pm | View Link
China’s economy 12.3% of world total in 2013 The Chinese economy comprised about 12.3 per cent of the world total in 2013, according to the National ... From 1953 to 2013, China’s GDP increased 122 times at comparable prices, with annual average growth of 8.2 per cent. The service sector has ... 09/28/2014 - 11:16 pm | View Link
Banking on the BRICS Since it was recognized by a Goldman Sachs strategist in 2001, BRICS ... the world’s population, their individual fortunes have varied greatly since the concept was first articulated. China’s growth continues, with its share of the world economy ... 07/21/2014 - 12:39 am | 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 - 11:35 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 ... 07/15/2014 - 6:33 am | View Link
BRICs share of global GDP will go up from 18% to 26% over the next decade: Arvind Subramanian How much will the BRICs' share of global GDP increase over the next decade? Arvind Subramanian: That depends very much on whether you measure it in dollar terms or in PPP terms, but regardless, over the next 10 years, the BRICs' share of world GDP will go up. 09/6/2012 - 8:27 am | View Link
World, US, China, India Economy, Investment, Finance ... In 2012, China’s GDP (current prices, US dollars) was US$8.227 trillion and its GDP (PPP) was US$12.405 trillion. China was also the 18th fastest growing economy in ... 11/1/2014 - 1:38 am | View Website
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BRICS Potential members . Indonesia and Turkey have been mentioned as candidates for full membership of the BRICS, while Egypt, Argentina, Iran, Nigeria, Syria and most ... 10/31/2014 - 3:12 am | View Website
The National Park Service is holding events at two Civil War battlefields to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in Maryland.
President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, but slavery remained in place in Maryland until Nov. 1, 1864.
The other room showcases impromptu memorials that grew outside University Medical Center, Giffords' office and the Safeway where the shooting occurred.
Curator Julia Arriola says the museum sorted through dozens of stuffed animals, candles and handwritten messages.
Gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo and other Democratic candidates are launching a get-out-the-vote effort ahead of Tuesday's statewide balloting in Rhode Island.
Democrats are planning a coordinated campaign that will include knocking on doors and making calls through phone banks before Election Day.