Jamaica GleanerJamaica grinding to halt - Manufacturers say nation needs more mechanical ...Jamaica GleanerA warning has been issued to the nation that continued dependence on the service sector alone could be a death sentence for the local economy if efforts are not made to, among other needs, locate or develop more experienced mechanical engineers to help ...
Economic TimesAsian stocks higher after US, China data but Sydney underperformsCNBC.comAsian equity markets kicked off the week mostly higher on Monday on the back of positive economic data from the world's second largest economy and after strong U.S. jobs data spurred gains on Wall Street at the end of last week. (Read more: A China data ...Dollar recaptures ¥103 on tapering speculation
Zee NewsChina Inflation Eases Slightly, Stays Well Within TargetWall Street JournalBEIJING—China's consumer-price gains moderated slightly in November, but Beijing's ambitious plans to give market forces a greater role could boost inflation in the world's second-largest economy next year. The November consumer-price index was up 3% ...China November inflation slows to 3 percent,
AFPJapan cuts July-September economic growth estimate to 1.1 percentFox NewsTOKYO – Japan slashed its estimate of economic growth for the July-September quarter Monday as investment by companies slowed more than first estimated. The government said the world's third-largest economy grew an annualized 1.1 percent last ...Japan Posts Slower Growth, Surprise Current-Account DeficitSan Fran
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In this week's address, President Obama said that in order to keep growing the economy and creating good jobs, Washington must end its cycle of manufactured crises and self-inflicted wounds. It's time for both parties to work together to pass a budget that reflects our priorities -- making smart cuts in things we don't need and closing wasteful tax loopholes, while investing in areas that create o
New YorkerFive key numbers behind the jobs recoveryCNNMoneyThe U.S. economy is poised to add the most jobs since well before the start of the Great Recession. The strong November jobs report was a good sign for the economy. Another month of strong hiring. A big drop in unemployment. But the reality of the labor ...Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Drop to Two-Month LowBloombergLowest Jobles
FactCheck.orgObama on Education InvestmentsFactCheck.orgPresident Obama says public investment in schools was “allowed to wither” as a result of the “trickle-down ideology” of recent decades. There's no clear trend for public spending on education as a percentage of the U.S. economy, but public investment ...
San Francisco ChronicleObama and the politics of economic inequalityWashington PostWeakened by problems with his health-care initiative, President Obama turned back to the economy last week to rebalance his presidency with a speech about income inequality. He said he would devote much of his remaining time in office to the issue, ...Economic Bright Spots Not a Sure Boost for ObamaABC NewsKen
Washington PostEconomic Bright Spots Not a Sure Boost for ObamaABC NewsTo a struggling White House, the economy that was supposed to be a political millstone is losing some drag. During Barack Obama's presidency, pocketbook worries have been the dominant issue with Americans. But an uptick in growth and a downturn in ...How President Obama can lead on immigration reformThe Hill (blog)all
Sydney Morning HeraldDollar, global stocks rise as US jobs data boosts taper talkReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets surged and the dollar rose against the yen on Friday after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data gave investors confidence the economy is strong enough to withstand an expected reduction in Federal Reserve ...$A higher despite stronger US dataSydney Morning Herald