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Why Central Banks May Have Met Their Limit 25.8.2016 Inc
Bold moves have been met with tepid gains. So what gives?
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Spain revises Q2 growth estimate upward to 0.8 percent 25.8.2016 Washington Post: World
Officials have revised Spain’s quarterly economic growth figure for the April-June period upward, from 0.7 percent to 0.8 percent, welcome news for a country in its eighth month without a fully functioning government.
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Bold moves, tepid gains: Have central banks met their limit? 25.8.2016 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more....
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Bold moves, tepid gains: A limit for central banks? 25.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The world’s key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more. They’ve pumped trillions into financial systems and driven interest rates about as low as they can go — even below zero in Europe and Japan. Yet after several years, the results are ... meh. As central bankers meet this week at an annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the global landscape remains ble... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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The 5, 3, 2 problem at the Federal Reserve 22.8.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The Fed needs to seriously update its model, and some Fed officials know it.
How inconsistent work hours affect employees' personal life 22.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 22 : Nearly 40 percent of low-wage employees in the US worked inconsistent hours after the Great Recession, say researchers, making it hard for them to plan for basic needs like paying rent or taking care of their kids.
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Terry McAuliffe is less popular, more polarizing than recent Va. governors 20.8.2016 Washington Post
Terry McAuliffe is less popular, more polarizing than recent Va. governors
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Illinois July unemployment rate dips to 5.8 percent 19.8.2016 Chicago Tribune: Business
Illinois added 11,600 jobs last month and saw its unemployment rate drop to 5.8 percent, the lowest since last summer, according to preliminary data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Still, the state agency's analysis was gloomy, saying the decrease in ...
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Wonkblog: What Donald Trump gets totally right about the economy 15.8.2016 Washington Post
Wonkblog: What Donald Trump gets totally right about the economy
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The stimulus wore off. What now? 15.8.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The economy has faltered. What ails the private sector, and can we do anything about it?
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Racial and partisan divides shape American views of poverty and the poor 14.8.2016 LA Times: Nation

Sharp differences along lines of race and politics shape American attitudes toward the poor and poverty, according to a new survey of public opinion, which finds empathy toward the poor and deep skepticism about government antipoverty efforts.

The differences illuminate some of the passions that...

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Groundhog Friday 12.8.2016 FactCheck
This week's edition of Groundhog Friday, our wrap-up of repeated claims we've debunked before, includes claims on guns, health insurance premiums, wages and income inequality.
Fact Check: Clinton lays out economic plan in contrast to Trump 11.8.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Clinton argued that her plan would boost the middle class while Trump's plan "would give trillions in tax cuts to big corporations, millionaires, and Wall Street money managers."
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Brazilian senate approves Rousseff's impeachment trial 10.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 : The Brazilian Senate has green-signalled the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff.
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California Inc.: Will Team Mickey be rolling in cheddar? 8.8.2016 LA Times: Business

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section.

I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week.

Trading resumes Monday on an up note after the Labor Department reported Friday that the...

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Women fared well in job market during July 6.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Women overwhelmingly found work in July, even as the nation’s unemployment rate held at 4.9 percent for a second straight month. The jobless level for adult women fell to 4.3 percent from 4.9 percent a year ago. Unemployment for women ages 35 to 44 dropped a full point over the past 12 months to 3.5 percent. The rate also fell solidly for women between ages 25 and 34. The overall unemployment rate stayed the same because more than 400,000 people began looking for work in July and so...
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Brazil’s Economic Fall From The Top, Explained 5.8.2016 Think Progres

In less than a decade Brazil went from miraculous growth to a historic collapse.

The post Brazil’s Economic Fall From The Top, Explained appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Employment Again Rises Sharply in July 5.8.2016 Truthout - All Articles
The EPOP ratio for prime age workers (ages 25–54) is up by 0.9 percentage points in the last year, but still 2.5 percentage points below its pre-recession peak. The Labor Department reported the economy added 255,000 jobs in July. With the June number revised up to 292,000, the average for the last three months now stands at 190,000. The household survey also showed a positive picture, with employment rising by 420,000. With new people entering the labor force, the employment-to-population ratio (EPOP) edged up by 0.1 percentage point to 59.7 percent, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent. The job gains in the establishment survey were broadly based. Health care added 43,200 jobs, just slightly above its 39,700 monthly pace over the last year. The professional and technical services added 37,400, well above its average pace of 23,800 over the last year. The government sector added 38,000 jobs. Much of the growth was due to state and local education, which added 26,700 jobs in ...
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Kaine vs. Pence on Unemployment 5.8.2016 FactCheck
Donald Trump ignores prevailing economic trends when he notes that when Tim Kaine was governor of Virginia "unemployment doubled" while under Gov. Mike Pence, Indiana has seen "great job growth."
U.S. adds a robust 255K jobs; unemployment 4.9% 5.8.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • U.S. employers added a healthy 255,000 jobs in July, a sign of confidence amid sluggish economic growth that points to a resilient economy. At the same time, the unemployment rate remained a low 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday in its monthly jobs report. More Americans launched job searches, and nearly all were hired. But the influx of job seekers meant that the number of unemployed fell only slightly. The figures suggest that U.S. employers shook off concerns about Br... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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