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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Optimism over BRICS sours However, that optimism has soured in recent times, in part because emerging markets have failed to cultivate an environment that incentivised continued investment. It’s a trend that is applicable to most emerging economies, White said, which share common ... 01/29/2015 - 11:24 pm | View Link
The new world of business Consider that when the Goldman analyst coined the term, Brazil, Russia, India, and China accounted for $2.7 trillion in GDP, or 8% of the world economy ... China’s output is five times that, its economy second in power only to the U.S.’s. 01/22/2015 - 2:02 am | View Link
The BRICS Don’t Like the Dollar-Dominated World Economy, but They’re Stuck With It The latest summit of the world’s leading emerging markets took more ... Despite their common distaste for the U.S.-led global economy and desire for development, the BRICS share as many differences as similarities. They have vastly diverse levels of ... 07/20/2014 - 11:35 pm | View Link
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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
Goldman Sachs | Our Thinking Outlook 2015. Economists from Goldman Sachs discuss the factors influencing economic growth around the world and share their expectations for 2015. 01/30/2015 - 7:05 am | View Website
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BRIC The economic potential of Brazil, Russia, India and China is such that they could become among the four most dominant economies by the year 2050. 01/30/2015 - 6:22 am | View Website
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 ... 01/30/2015 - 3:51 am | View Website
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MADRID — At least 100,000 people marched through Madrid on Saturday in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, which hopes to emulate the success of Greece’s Syriza party in the Spanish general election this year.
Podemos seeks to shatter the country’s predominantly two-party system, and the March for Change gathered crowds in the same place where sit-in protests against political and financial corruption laid the party’s foundations in 2011.
The party’s rise is largely because of the charisma of its leader, Pablo Iglesias, a 36-year-old political science professor.
Opinion polls show the party could take the No.
Residents say the extremists smashed the locks that had protected the biggest repository of learning in the northern Iraq town, and loaded around 2,000 books — including children’s stories, poetry, philosophy and tomes on sports, health, culture and science — into six pickup trucks.
Since the Islamic State group seized a third of Iraq and neighboring Syria, they have sought to purge society of everything that doesn’t conform to their violent interpretation of Islam.
In the chaos that followed the U.