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Ghana's main opposition leader skips presidential debate By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's main opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo skipped the country's only presidential debate on Wednesday, leaving the stage to President John Mahama and four other opponents a week before the election. A
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 06:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China factory activity growth accelerates in November China's factory activity grew at its fastest rate in more than two years in November, official data showed Thursday, as cheap credit and improving demand helped revive industry in the world's second-largest economy. The better-than-expected pick
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 06:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blame wages and turtle doves: '12 Days' now costs $34,363 The slow recovery of the U.S. economy is continuing to keep the cost of Christmas or at least the gifts listed in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" from spiraling out of control. The price of ...
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 06:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Official survey: China factory activity rises to 2-year high HONG KONG (AP) Activity at China's factories and services companies accelerated last month to the highest level in more than two years, in the latest sign that the world's No. 2 economy is stabilizing, according to official data released Thursda
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 03:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Zealand policy makers in the dark after quake upends stats bureau By Swati Pandey Wellington (Reuters) - New Zealand policy makers are flying blind as the nation's statistics agency struggles to restore the flow of vital economic data more than two weeks after a major earthquake battered its Wellington base. Statistics
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World's growing inequality is 'ticking time bomb': Nobel laureate Yunus By Astrid Zweynert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The widening gap between rich and poor around the world is a "ticking time bomb" threatening to explode into social and economic unrest if left unchecked, Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yun
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 12:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Freight railroads don't expect big trade changes under Trump OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Major U.S. freight railroads expect their business to fare well as long as the economy continues growing despite President-elect Donald Trump's promises to overhaul U.S. trade policy and renegotiate bad deals.
Yahoo! News | Nov 30, 2016 10:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Brazil central bank cuts interest rate again Braslia (AFP) - Brazil's central bank cut its key interest rate Wednesday for the second month running, as data showed that the recession hitting Latin America's largest economy continued into the third quarter. The central bank lowered the benc
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Trump's 'Interventionist Approach' To Economic Policy Presents Consequences In light of Trump's deal with Carrier to keep jobs in the U.S., NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Edward Alden, senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy, about the co
NPR.org | Nov 30, 2016 9:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Expected To Forgive At Least $108 Billion In Student Debt A report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office says the U.S. is on track to forgive at least $108 billion in student debt. This is due to the number of people who have enrolled in plans the Obama administration promoted to help borrow
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