By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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First Nations’ Economic Situation Worsening, Report Says

      The economic situation of Canada’s aboriginal people is worsening and First Nations are “not on track to achieving parity with non-aboriginal Canadians,” a new report says. The Aboriginal More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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We may see seeds of change in the economy from December quarter, says L&T Mutual Fund chief

Markets are riding topsy-turvy, scaring retail investors who had made investments in equity with big hopes of an economic turnaround after the Modi Government was sworn in. On its part, the government has announced More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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White House to push tougher rules for fuel economy of trucks, buses

      The Obama administration on Friday announced plans to tighten fuel-economy standards for heavy trucks, buses and vans, taking aim at a transportation sector that contributes a quarter of the More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Is the worst over for the Texas economy? Dallas Fed researchers say maybe

      Two Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas researchers think the worst of the Texas economic slump may be over. “The Texas economy had a rough start in 2015, with a sharp deceleration in growth from More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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TD Economics says ‘worst is likely behind’ Canada, U.S. economies, but Greece remains ‘wild card’ for global growth

      The global economy has taken its knocks so far this year, with Canada and the United States receiving a lot of the hard hits — and a disappointing performance by China and ongoing worries More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Making the Economy Work for The Many and Not the Few #10: End Mass Incarceration, Now.

        Imprisoning a staggering number of our people is wrong. The way our nation does it is even worse. We must end mass incarceration, now. If I’m walking down the street with a Black More...

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Sharing economy gets a wake-up call with Uber ruling

      Silicon Valley has created a new breed of American worker: neither employee nor contractor, indispensable to the company but free to work as much or as little as they please — with no real More...

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Brazil’s Economy in April Declines More Than Analysts Expected

      Brazil’s economy in April shrank for the sixth time in the past seven months, as the central bank continues to raise rates in Latin America’s largest economy. The seasonally adjusted economic More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Cameroon Economy Suffers Through Power Failures

      Cameroon’s economy is on its knees as the central African nation suffers its worst power outages since independence. Huge consignments of goods — some destined for landlocked countries More...

By swarnali On Friday, June 19th, 2015
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Mortgages inch lower, even as Fed hints of rate hikes this year

      Mortgage rates slipped this week before the Federal Reserve indicated that an interest rate hike is most likely coming this year due to a strengthening economy. Homebuilders remained confident More...