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146 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"It was picnic time for teddy bear collectors as a huge collection of prestigious rare toys went under the hammer to raise over £13,000. Auctioneers sold off a collection of 160 Steiff bears which belonged to a Retford couple, who were convicted of ..."
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83 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales
"Following the recessionary surge in Wholesale Inventories-to-Sales ratio, this morning's Total Business inventories-to-sales rose to 1.40x - the highest since May 2009. With a 0.4% slump in sales and 0.1% rise in inventories, the smell of recession l..."
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636 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Laurence Griffiths/Getty ImagesRoughly six years after the current economic expansion began in 2009, 93 percent of counties in the U.S. are still struggling to recover from the Great Recession, according to a new study from the National Association o..."
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177 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"The Chinese economy will bottom out in the third quarter and pick up slightly in the last three months, a think tank forecast on Saturday. Growth in the Chinese economy is expected to stop slowing in Q3 and recover slightly in Q4 thanks to the rebou..."
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278 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu The ongoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission into the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation yielded fruits with the re..."
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197 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Manufacturers’ order books recovered in August and export orders ticked up, according to the latest CBI Monthly Industrial Trends Survey. Output continued to grow at a steady pace in the three months to August, and is expected to maintain that gro..."
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"The goal of Creed trainer Corey Calliet was to make actor Michael B. Jordan action figure fit for his lead role in the movie, a reboot of the "Rocky" franchise. Jordan didnt just feel the burn while training, butwhile recovering as well. When the pro..."

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225 words • intermediate • 4 years, 4 months ago
"Getty Images 3.2% The U.K.’s annualized growth in the second quarter. That’s a little slower than the 3.3% in notched up in the first three months but still a respectable performance. Growth was driven by the U.K.’s dominant services sector. The ..."
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199 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"Houston-based LNG player Cheniere could start exporting liquefied natural gas from its Sabine Pass export facility in January.  The company’s CEO Charif Souki said the Sabine Pass LNG facility is expected to start receiving feed gas by the end of..."

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"We asked some of the UK's foremost economists in business, finance and academia what they would tell voters ahead of May's general election, if they could only use one chart. The general election in May is likely to be one of the most economy-focused..."

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378 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"March 22 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed overnight as the US dollar continued to recover ground after dropping last week when the Federal Reserve pulled back its prediction for future interest rate hikes. NZ dollar littl..."
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118 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
finance
"WTI crude oil traded below $40 per barrel for the first time since 2009. In trading on Friday, the price for WTI crude oil hit a low of $39.86 before recovering to finish the day at $40.45. In a CNBC interview on Friday, John Gerdes of KLR Group gave..."

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401 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Global stock markets continue to suffer from downward pressure after investors reacted to the Brexit with a large-scale selloff. Although markets have since cooled from the panic on June 24, equities markets have found it difficult to recover above p..."
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142 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"On mortgage rates from Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Recover Tiny Portion of Friday's LossesMortgage rates managed to recover only some of Friday's heavy losses. The most prevalent conventional 30yr rate for top tier scenario..."

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278 words • intermediate • 3 years, 11 months ago
"U.S. small business lending never quite regained the ground lost during the Great Recession, ceding significant market share to larger firms that have benefited from a gradual but lengthy economic recovery, research from the Federal Reserve Bank of C..."
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376 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"The twin shocks of the massacre in Tunisia and the financial meltdown in Greece have sent tourism shares sharply lower. The industry has grown increasingly resilient in recent years, however, and it probably will recover relatively quickly. That woul..."
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329 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Why Nersa gave nod to 9,4% Eskom tariff hike National energy regulator Nersa has given two main reasons for granting Eskom a 9,4% tariff increase for the 2016/2017 financial year. By Wim Pretorius. Added by Agency Staff on 1 March 2016. Saved under..."
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304 words • intermediate • 3 years, 11 months ago
"Last year, national employment surpassed pre-recession levels for the first time, and GDP growth reached an 11-year high. But that doesn't mean the economy is totally back on track– home prices haven't fully recovered, and the unemployment rate is st..."

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275 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Oil Recovers From Two-Month Low Oil Recovers From Two-Month Low 07/08/2016 Oil markets rose on Friday, recovering some ground after a smaller-than-expected draw in U.S. crude inventories triggered a selloff the previous session, sending prices to ..."
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252 words • intermediate • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"WASHINGTON – American factories expanded for a fifth straight month in July, another sign that U.S. manufacturers are recovering from damage caused by a strong dollar. But a measure of factory employment fell. The Institute for Supply Management s..."

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