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Recession hurting more Alberta businesses

A growing number of small and mid-sized businesses in Alberta are feeling the sting of the recession, a new ATB Financial survey finds, with four in 10 reporting they’ve laid off staff during the past year. 282 more words

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Listen, liberal: Alexei Kudrin wants to liberalise Russia’s economy to save it

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Alexei Kudrin wants to save Russia’s economy, but the Kremlin now thinks its model is winning

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Value investing gets its groove back according to these portfolio managers

There is no debate that the world has seen anemic growth since the financial crisis.

Central banks around the world helped avoid a global depression with various rounds of quantitative easing and other monetary stimulus, but that wasn’t enough to stave off a drawn-out recessionary environment. 1,004 more words


Number of EI recipients in Alberta hits near-record levels

New data show nearly 100,000 people in Alberta were receiving employment benefits as recently as November, giving a clearer picture of the damage done by the recent recession. 212 more words

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It’s Not Just Europe: Who Can Bring the World to Its Senses?

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post on April 1, 2013 at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-herbst/its-not-just-europe-who-c_b_2989877.html.)

The New York Times’s senior editorial writer on foreign affairs, David C. 880 more words

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Donald Trump's Pressure Has Forced Businesses to Spin Job Growth

Business leaders and their p.r. advisers are holding a festival of spin on the subject of jobs, and who can blame them? The president-elect is excoriating companies by name for moving or keeping jobs outside the U.S.; ask Ford’s… 523 more words


Economic discussion from two years ago - more relevant than ever

EugenR  July 21, 2015 at 22:13 said:

Surprisingly in all the articles i read about Greek catastrophe caused by entering the Eurozone no one mentioned even with one word, that without the Eurozone, Greek’s GDP per capita and their standard of living would be about the level of Bulgari. 7,032 more words