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The impact of natural disasters is being felt unevenly in California, but economists say the Golden State's economy won't suffer overall.
Recent data in China has been weak, leading many analysts to lower their growth forecasts and hope for more aggressive accommodations from the government. In remarks on Sunday, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said China wouldn't dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator.
A survey finds 20% of Americans laid off the past five years are still unemployed, reports USA Today.
The New York Fed president expressed concern over dollar strength and cautioned investors against trying to read too much into economic projections.
Despite invoking Ronald Reagan's rhetoric, the public isn't buying Obama's economic renewal.
The Scotland vote on independence was a wake-up call for the world, says Texas Nationalist Movement President Daniel Miller.
BRUSSELS, Sept 22- The European Central Bank stands ready to use additional unconventional tools if needed to spur inflation and growth in the euro zone, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Monday. Such quantitative easing, or QE, would face strong resistance in Germany.
FRANKFURT, Germany— European Central Bank head Mario Draghi defended the bank's new stimulus programs as he warned that the weak economic recovery in the eurozone "is losing momentum."
Sept 22- Home cleaning products maker Clorox Co said it was discontinuing operations in Venezuela as the business was no longer viable and that it was looking to sell its assets there. Venezuela devalued its currency bolivar last year, which forced a number of consumer goods companies such as Colgate-Palmolive Co and Avon Products Inc to slash product prices.
U.S. economic activity slowed in August, a closely watched gauge issued by the Chicago Federal Reserve said on Monday.
Few small businesses think now is the time to expand, and hiring is essentially flat. But wait—there may be a silver lining.
BEIJING, Sept 21- China will not dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Sunday, in remarks that came days after many economists lowered growth forecasts having seen the latest set of weak data.
BEIJING, Sept 21- China will not dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Sunday. Lou made the remarks at a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 countries in Australia, according to a statement from the People's Bank of China, China's central bank.
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
Most American adults are single. That's bad news for Social Security but potentially good news for welfare programs.
CONCORD, N.H.— While some New Hampshire lawmakers like the idea freezing in-state tuition at public colleges for another two years, they aren't ready to increase funding for the university system by 34 percent.
WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.
ATHENS, Greece— Greece's finance minister said Friday that his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of painful cost-cutting reforms.
As Alibaba began trading on the NYSE Friday, founder of the e-commerce giant Jack Ma acknowledged the company's commitment to smaller merchants in a CNBC interview.
COLUMBUS, Ohio— A funding measure approved this week by Congress would at least postpone hundreds of layoffs for workers handling decontamination and decommissioning of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio. It included $13.7 million to continue cleanup of the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon until December, Republican Sen.
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