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By subhadip On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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US consumer spending, income increase in October

U.S. consumer spending increased less than expected in October as households took advantage of rising incomes to boost savings to a seven-month high, but remained sufficiently strong to support economic growth More...

By subhadip On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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US private sector created 216,000 jobs in Nov, vs 165,000 jobs expected

November saw a big surprise in politics and a major jump in job creation, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. Private companies added a net 216,000 positions during the month, More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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China’s New Oriental accused of US application fraud

Beijing-based New Oriental Vision Overseas Consulting, an AIRC-certified agency and one of the largest education companies in China, has written personal statements on behalf of students and falsified high school More...

By subhadip On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Steven Mnuchin nominated for US treasury secretary

  Trump defended Mnuchin’s track record in distressed debt. “He purchased IndyMac Bank for $1.6bn and ran it very professionally, selling it for $3.4bn plus a return of capital,” Trump said. “That’s More...

By subhadip On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Natural gas becomes something Mexico, US can agree on as capacity soars

    A natural gas flare on an oil well pad burns as the sun sets outside Watford City, North Dakota January 21, 2016. Persistent low oil prices have lead to slower business in much of North Dakota’s More...

By subhadip On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Give US students a free passport, says IIE’s CEO

The Institute of International Education is currently driving an initiative to double the number of US students that have some form of study abroad experience. “Now maybe they could give every American the opportunity More...

By subhadip On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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US: Elon Musk predicts a “pretty good chance” for UBI

In an interview with CNBC on Friday, November 4, famed Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elon Musk — founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity — stated that a universal basic income will likely become More...

By subhadip On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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FTSE 100 gains £28bn on hopes of Clinton win in US election

  The FTSE 100 has joined other world stock markets in surging after the FBI halted its latest investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of emails. London’s premier share index closed 1.7%, or 113 More...

By subhadip On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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US universities cement top spots in global rankings

The publication’s third annual Best Global Universities rankings have placed Harvard University in the top spot, followed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. University of California-Berkeley More...

By subhadip On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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US: new partners, business model for Bridge

The company will establish a pathway centre on the campus of Concordia University, St. Paul, an auxiliary campus on Metropolitan State University of Denver and a network partnership with Capital University in Columbus, More...