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USDCAD: Setting a lower high and higher lows

Last week, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported its final estimate of first-quarter US gross domestic product (GDP), suggesting that the US economy shrank 0.2%, a contraction less than expected. 209 more words


Alcohol's allure - how different is it to drugs? Personal, social and economic perspective.

Alcohol is a beautiful substance for two key reasons: it makes us feel f****** great if we drink enough, and it’s legal.

This is why I am in love with it, and the effects it has on me. 710 more words


Americans Not In The Labor Force Jumps By 640,000 To 93.6 Million (Participation Rate Drops To 1977 Levels)

The June Jobs Report is out today and Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer must be thrilled! Americans NOT in the Labor Force jumped by 640,000 to a whopping 93.6 million. 137 more words

China's 'one-faced' Economic Growth

“The Chinese economy has been much too dependent on real estate investment in recent years, so in a way a decline is a healthy sign,” – … 4,151 more words




I first came to Bangalore in 2003. I had moved from Delhi, and had exhausted most of my cash during the move. I was staying at a PG, where they served dinner. 2,552 more words

July 2015 Nowcasts

Today (1st July) we release our latest set of nowcasts of the Scottish economy; these are our revised estimates of the growth in the current quarter (2015 Q2) and the previous quarter (2015 Q1) [1]. 387 more words


U.S. debt headed toward Greek levels

United States’ projected debt over the next 25 years looks a lot like Greece’s over the past 25.

With all the chaos unravelling in Greece, Congress would be wise to do what it takes to avoid reaching Greek debt levels.

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