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China's policymakers are "overly aggressive" in containing debt levels, a leading Chinese economist told CNBC, while acknowledging that the economy has not completely recovered from the pandemic.China, where the coronavirus was first detected, was the only major economy that grew last year. The country reported a 2.3% growth in......
WASHINGTON (WRDW/WAGT) - On Tuesday in a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee, Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff brought up job creation in the CSRA.He said Augusta, Evans and the rest of the CSRA could benefit economically from major investments in transit and transportation infrastructure.The Democrat cited a 17 percent......
MOSCOW, June 16. /TASS/. The Russian ruble shows a minor increase against the dollar and the euro after completion of the US-Russian summit talks, according to trading data. The dollar is traded at 71.64 rubles, down from 71.97 rubles per dollar. The euro rate drops from 87.2 rubles to 86.8......
Corporate America wants to hire workers aggressively as the US economy races back to life following the pandemic. The Business Roundtable, an influential lobbying group comprised of top US executives, said Wednesday that its CEO economic outlook index has climbed to the second-highest level on record, behind only early 2018......
An outbreak of Covid-19 in southern China has combined with the rapid reopening of the world economy and a shortage of shipping containers to cause a surge in transport costs that could fuel inflation and cause shortages of goods across the globe.China reported 21 new coronavirus cases in the......
There were an estimated 33,300 far-right extremists in Germany in 2020, according to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, a rise of about 4 percent compared with a year earlier. Just over a third of them are considered potentially violent, he said, with far-right extremism in turn fueling antisemitism. Read more......
The U.S. dollar is higher against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.22 Canadian dollars, up… The U.S. dollar is higher against......
The US inflation debate got more grist for the mill on Tuesday, with data showing a record spike in producer prices in May – and a bigger-than-expected decrease in retail sales.One question dividing economists right now is whether higher inflation is a transitory consequence of economies gearing back up......
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) recently said that Democrats won’t support a $974 billion infrastructure compromise that excludes funding to support the nation’s care economy. Last week, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators hammered out a compromise to Biden’s proposed $1.7 trillion plan that included funding for roads, bridges.....
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A successful program that brought new technology companies to Cape Girardeau nearly got short-circuited.The technology business development program known as Codefi has attracted new tech businesses to downtown since 2015 with its first 50-K grant program.But, when state budget cuts put those grants in......
Re: Tony Domino's June 10 letter to the Editor, "Democrats ruined Trump's economy."Mr. Domino spares no superlative describing "Donald Trump's great economy." Reminds me of the owner of the Hindenburg exclaiming about its great ride--after it had crashed and burned.Actually, presidents don't play that big a r...