US economic growth rose in January to its best in more than two years, fueled by gains in manufacturing, retail and construction.The unemployment rate ticked down to 5.3% from 5.5%, the Commerce Department said on Thursday, while the unemployment rate for Americans aged 16 to 64 fell to 7.9% from 8.4%.Economists polled by Reuters had […]
Barcelona’s economy has been in recession for two years, but the city is still showing signs of life as the government is struggling to rein in runaway spending and corruption.Here’s what you need to know about the latest economic news.
Optimistic economic news for the past year has been the recovery from the Great Depression, but that trend may be ending.This year, the unemployment rate has declined from 10.4% in December 2016 to 9.7% in March 2017.That’s the lowest level of unemployment since the Great Anxiety in 1929, according to a new report from the […]
How to start a business in Alabama?Read more Here are some steps you can take to get started.Businesses in Alabama can open and operate within two years of receiving a liquor license from the state Department of Revenue.Businesses must provide liquor sales receipts and pay a $25 fee to receive a license.Business owners must also […]
The word “alternative” has come to mean everything from the science behind alternative medicine to the way the world views alternative energy sources.So when the term is used to describe a set of alternative economics ideas, it is useful to consider the broader context in which they are used.Here’s a look at some of the […]
The Australian government is considering a trade-war with China over the controversial South China Sea ruling.The ABC’s AM program has learnt that senior ministers have been meeting with Chinese officials in China to discuss the issue.The Chinese government’s defence ministry has told the Australian Defence Force (ADF) that it would “fully support” a Chinese military […]
CINCINNATI — The U.S. economy is still growing at an impressive pace, but the U.K. is also expanding at an even faster pace.The U.k. economy grew by an annualized rate of 1.6% in the third quarter, the highest rate since the third year of the recession.The U to U.2.0 ratio is also up slightly.The British […]
The best way to make a decent living online is to use the internet to get your news.But how do you know what’s newsworthy?To find out, we turned to an expert on the topic to get a better idea of what to pay attention to.Here are the top 5 ways to know what to read […]
CNBC is reporting that business investment in the U-18 age group has been rising in recent years.The U.K. also reported a decline in U.N. data last week and the number of students in the UK’s secondary school system fell by 7 percent.
Why did Britain’s economy slow at a time when the rest of the world was booming?The economy shrank by 0.7 per cent in 2014, the first contraction since 2008.The slump was the result of the government’s decision to raise the personal allowance from £30,000 to £40,000 and the scrapping of the housing benefit freeze.Inflation was […]