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When Will Unemployment Return to Normal 5%?

The recovery has been marked by a sharp drop in unemployment, which may fall below 6% in the next month or two. However, as notes from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) showed, the central bank continues to be worried about job creation. 290 more words


Otmane El Rhazi : Losses on diesel sale dip to all-time low of Rs 1.33/litre

Otmane El Rhazi from Moneycontrol Economy News.

The losses have fallen rapidly since March as the prospect of a stable and decisive government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi helped the rupee gain against the dollar.


Otmane El Rhazi : HSBC manufacturing PMI jumps to 17-month high in July

Otmane El Rhazi from Moneycontrol Economy News.

The HSBC India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), a measure of factory production, rose to 53.0 in July, up from 51.5 in June, signalling a solid improvement in business conditions.


CNN Poll: Percentage who say economy's 'good' on the rise

Washington (CNN) — Most Americans still say that the economy’s in poor shape. But the percentage who describe economic conditions as good continue to slowly but steadily increase, and now stands at its highest level since before the last recession, according to a new national survey. 547 more words

CNN Political Editor Paul Steinhauser

Argentina defaults on foreign currency debt

For the second time in 13 years, Argentina is in default on foreign-currency debt. But this time around the default was different. An American hedge fund got greedy, advanced a legal theory that was rejected by the US government and most major banks, won its lawsuit anyway, and in the end didn’t get paid but did force Argentina into default. 558 more words


PODCAST -- Kristov Atlas interview, pt. 1 – “Anonymous Bitcoin, Cryptography, and Online Safety” – #203

Gnostic Media
June 25, 2014

This episode is part 1 about Bitcoin, cryptography and online security and safety and is called Anonymous Bitcoin, Cryptography and Online Safety: It’s being released on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, and was recorded yesterday on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. 221 more words