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Putrajaya’s household income statistics strays far from reality

In Malaysia, Putrajaya’s household income statistics strays far from reality

It may sound fantastic that Malaysia’s average monthly household income has gone up 18% to RM5,900 in 2014 from two years ago but economists say averages do not really tell whether Malaysians are better off than before. 529 more words

Financial

An ebbing tide lowers most boats

Most Americans today are poorer than their counterparts 15 years ago, no matter what their race, marital status, educational credentials or region of residence.

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Economy And Business

a little change may make a big difference

You would think that there very substance of our existence would be important to us. In our list of needs and wants, needs obviously comes first and food is at the top matched only by water. 652 more words

Environment & Sustainabilty

Auckland and Tauranga top New York for unaffordable houses

We published this firstly in January 2011, what is the case now?  House prices in Auckland in particular are so much worse than 2011, how can this be good for our country as a whole? 384 more words

Economics

Stunning Fact(s) of the Day

The first and second facts of the day are courtesy of Nicholas Kristof:

(1) “The net worth of the average black household in the United States is $6,314, compared with $110,500 for the average white household, according to 2011 census data. 147 more words

Politics

Typical American is making more money

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – The typical American is finally bringing home a bigger paycheck.

Median household income has been on the rise for the past three years, climbing 3.8% to $53,891 in June, according to newly released data by Sentier Research. 283 more words

News

Like its customers, Wal-Mart is struggling

The world’s biggest retailer is struggling—and it doesn’t expect things to get better any time soon.

In its quarterly financial report released today, Wal-Mart Stores chopped its annual profit forecast as it eked out a 0.6% profit increase in the second quarter. 215 more words