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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Growth Pays -- Believe It! In this post, I wanted to share an interesting piece about how strategic growth initiatives pay off written by Thomas Doorley, Chairman & CEO of Sage Partners, with his permission. Sage Partners has followed growth-value relationships since the publication of Value-Creating Growth (Doorley & Donovan) in 1999. 01/19/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Link
Step change in productivity growth can offset slowdown THE period of rapid economic growth over the past 50 years was exceptional and will not be repeated without an unprecedented acceleration in productivity growth, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute, the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. 01/19/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Link
China's push into services risks long-term growth stagnation Beijing's efforts to put China's economy on a more sustainable growth path are focusing on shifting from investment-intensive manufacturing jobs to the services sector, but clumsy attempts to force the transition could do more harm than good. As China looks set to post its slowest annual economic growth in decades on Tuesday, officials hope that a rapidly expanding service sector will generate ... 01/19/2015 - 2:51 am | View Link
Cheaper oil to boost British economy British economic growth could be stronger than expected this year, boosted by lower oil prices and flat inflation that will encourage consumers to spend, according to an influential report published Monday. The EY ITEM Club's winter forecast predicted gross domestic product growth of 2.9 percent in 2015 -- higher than its previous estimate and stronger than the government's prediction of 2.4 ... 01/18/2015 - 7:51 pm | View Link
China growth hit 24-year low in 2014: AFP survey The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) releases the official GDP figures for the fourth quarter and the whole of 2014 on Tuesday. "China may introduce many restructuring and reform measures this year and this may have some negative impact on economic growth," ANZ economist Liu Li-Gang told AFP. China, a main driver of global growth, was beset last year by problems ranging from weakness in ... 01/17/2015 - 11:15 pm | View Link
TAKE A LOOK-Asia GDP: Taiwan Q4 growth weak, 2014 still a 3-yr high Taiwan's export-driven economy grew at its fastest pace in three years over 2014, fuelled by global demand for smartphones from Apple Inc and other technology goods, but fourth quarter annual year growth of 3.17 percent was the slowest since June to ... 01/29/2015 - 3:49 pm | View Link
Why Stayzilla is excited about the digital growth in India The travel ecosystem in India started with flight bookings and today we can see about 70 per cent of airline ticketing done through the online platform. The next wave of evolution was train booking through IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism ... 01/29/2015 - 3:49 pm | View Link
Want to link Delhi's growth with that of India's: Kiran Bedi BJP recently declared former IPS officer and anti-corruption crusader Kiran Bedi as its Chief Ministerial candidate for Delhi. Bedi's elevation as the party's CM pick is being viewed as a move to counter the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party in the ... 01/29/2015 - 3:46 pm | View Link
Higher loan growth helps HDFC net rise 11.5%; total income up 14% Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) on Thursday reported an 11.5% y-o-y rise in net profit in the third quarter to Rs 1,425.4 crore after making a special reserve for deferred tax liability (DTL) of Rs 87.29 crore. The rise in net profit was ... 01/29/2015 - 3:35 pm | View Link
Natural Gas Boom Brings Major The surge in U.S. production of shale gas is leading to the rapid expansion of chemical and manufacturing plants that use the gas as feedstock. But environmentalists worry these new facilities will bring further harm to industrialized regions already ... 01/29/2015 - 3:10 pm | View Link
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Abdul Qudoos Kalwar, a senior police official, says the death toll in the blast in Pakistan's Sindh province rose Saturday after three others died overnight from their wounds.
Another senior police official, Saqib Memon, also said Saturday that investigators believe a suicide bomber carried out Friday's attack.
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.
The man, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he feared retaliation, said the Islamic State group official made his impromptu address as others stuffed books into empty flour bags.
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.
The professor said Islamic State group militants appeared determined to "change the face of this city