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IMF says Canada's economy to keep growing despite oil drop Canada's economy will keep growing this year, despite a sharp drop in oil prices, as a rise in exports to a recovering U.S. market offsets declines in domestic consumption and investment, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Friday. While th
Yahoo! News | Jan 30, 2015 4:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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European stocks trade mixed as deflation fears bite European stock markets traded mixed Friday as deflation worries deepened for the eurozone, which was locked in crucial talks with Greece over a possible restructuring of debt. Frankfurt's DAX 30 rose 0.04 percent to 10,741.63 points, with early gains
Yahoo! News | Jan 30, 2015 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Canada GDP shrinks, stirring talk of another rate cut By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's economy unexpectedly shrank by 0.2 percent in November, prompting market talk that the Bank of Canada will cut interest rates in March for the second time in six weeks. Gross domestic product shrank on w
Yahoo! News | Jan 30, 2015 3:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Audi could hit two million car sales goal ahead of 2020 By Andreas Cremer and Irene Preisinger INGOLSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker Audi could reach its goal of 2 million sales a year before its 2020 target, helped by revamped models and new sport-utility vehicles, its chief executive told Re
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Gold firms but on course for biggest weekly fall since November By Jan Harvey LONDON (Reuters) - Gold was on course for its biggest weekly fall in two months despite edging higher on Friday, a day after a 2 percent slide on expectations for a U.S. interest rate rise. Spot gold was up 0.6 percent at $1,263.35 an ounce
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Futures drop ahead of data; indexes to fall for month NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday ahead of data on economic growth, consumer inflation and confidence, with major indexes poised for a second month of declines.
Yahoo! News | Jan 30, 2015 1:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russia cuts key rate to help economy, leaving ruble to drop MOSCOW (AP) In a surprise decision, Russia's central bank on Friday cut its key interest rate, which it had raised sharply last month to support the collapsing ruble, in order to help the fading economy.
Yahoo! News | Jan 30, 2015 12:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
True Or False? Free And Reduced-Price Lunch = Poor Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?
NPR.org | Jan 30, 2015 12:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Eurozone prices plunge 0.6 pct amid weak growth, cheap oil FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Falling prices sent another worrying signal about the eurozone economy just before the European Central Bank starts a 1 trillion euro ($1.1 trillion) stimulus effort.
Yahoo! News | Jan 30, 2015 11:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia central bank makes surprise rate cut to 15% from 17% Russia's central bank cut Friday its main interest rate to 15 percent from 17 percent in a move that caught markets by surprise, sending the ruble tumbling. "The Bank of Russia Board of Directors decided to reduce the key rate from 17.00 to 15.0
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