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Data show that the world's poor have still not recovered from the 2008 financial crisis

The 2008 financial crisis was a disaster for inequality. The recovery has not been that much better.

At the end of 2016, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) … 139 more words

U.S. Life Expectancy Declines in 2015 as Death Rates Rise

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/12/08/has-us-life-expectancy-maxed-out-first-decline-since-1993/95134818/

As reported in the above-linked article last week, the National Center for Health Statistics  (NCHS) reported that the average life expectancy for Americans born in 2015 actually fell by one month – from 78.9 years to 78.8 years.   573 more words

Politics

Can money buy happiness? Here's the real score

Some people said money can’t buy happiness, but a new study from Purdue University proved otherwise.

Debt, however, should also be part of the money-happiness equation. 288 more words

Life

Has Malaysia really escaped the “middle income trap”?

Analysts: Numbers cloak Malaysia’s income quagmire

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 — Malaysia’s underlying structural problems risk being buried by officials citing growth in the average household income as proof the country has escaped the “middle income trap”, several policy and economic experts said. 495 more words

Financial

Appalling ignorance of a minister on KRI households report

Appalling ignorance of a minister on KRI households report

MP SPEAKS Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Abdul Rahman Dahlan should ask for a lesson in learning statistics from the Department of Statistics, rather than ask the Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) to explain its latest report to the Perak state government… 411 more words

Financial

Today’s Top 5 Business News Headlines

  • Retail Sales Down More Than Expected in August
  • Household Income Reaches New High in August
  • US Oil Rigs Up For Week
  • Johnson & Johnson Buys Abbott’s Eye Care Business for $4.33 Billion…
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Business Headlines

Good News: US Wages and Family Income Up Finally!

The U.S. Census Bureau released new numbers on Tuesday showing that, after a brutal economic recession and years of stagnation, real median household incomes rose from $53,718 in 2014 to $56,516 last year. 291 more words