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Economy Update From NPR: Why The Contradiction? Stocks Fall While Unemployment Claims Are Down

Why The Contradiction? Stocks Fall While Unemployment Claims Are Down
David Greene talks to economist Mohamed El-Erian, chairman of President Obama’s Global Development Council, about recent turmoil in the stock market despite good employment numbers.

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Economy Update From NPR: Sanders Favors A 'Speculation Tax' On Big Wall Street Firms. What Is That?

Sanders Favors A ‘Speculation Tax’ On Big Wall Street Firms. What Is That?
The tax would apply to all kinds of trading, but estimates of how much revenue it might raise vary greatly.

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2016: Recruitment in Ghana’s Private Sector. What you must know

Since 2010 the government has placed a net freeze on public sector recruitment in a bid to control the expenditure on remuneration. This freeze has increased the pressure on the private sector to absorb the huge number of people entering the labour force each year. 136 more words

Economy

Greed, not need behind plan for 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers

Greed, not need, may be fuelling demand for 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers

Profiteering, rather than market demand, could be behind the plan to still bring in 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers, said trade groups as local businesses face a rough year and more Malaysians lose their jobs. 390 more words

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The economy of Italy remains a "Girlfriend in a Coma" sadly

It is time for us to take another trip to the beautiful country that is Italy and touch base on economic developments there. The mainstream view is that it is on the edge of an economic boost and that would be welcome indeed as Italy has struggled for quite some time and in fact throughout its period of Euro area membership. 1,275 more words

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