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141 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Draghi, we have a problem. The European Central Bank's balance sheet has reached a new record high this week - surpassing the chaotic expansion peak in 2012 - as Mario Draghi prepares to unleash TLTRO-II, which will definitely increase this time (ju..."
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474 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"Unemployment “trickles down” to America’s poorest and most vulnerable because, during recessions, higher-income workers with more education take jobs that are below their qualification level, according to new research. Such underemployment, in turn, ..."

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199 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
sales, business
"The Orlando massacre has been followed by a bizarre, if somewhat predictable, surge in gun sales. This surge benefits gun manufacturers and retailers, who certainly pass some of the bloody windfall along to their industry lobby. By the trickle-down ..."
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181 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Global wealth continues to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands with the top 1% of the world's population wealthier than the other 99% combined, according to a surprising new study by Oxfam. It found that a mere 62 individuals hold as much wealth as ..."
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329 words • advanced • 4 years ago
"Prepare for global growth to accelerate. Oil prices have been tumbling for months, and historically, GDP tends to pick up following these drops. You can see the relationship in this chart from Nordea Markets' Martin Enlund. Enlund sees thing being p..."

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373 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Mental illness is not something we often talk about at work, but for those who suffer from a mental illness, it often affects how they go about their day. That often affects their work usually, but not always, in a negative way. New research from Ba..."

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364 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"The Chairman, Seplat Petroleum Development Plc, Mr. Ambrosie Orjiako, has lent his voice to the growing calls on the Federal Government to sell its stakes in oil and gas joint ventures, adding that his company would be interested in buying, especiall..."
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368 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"Now that the Philippines has successfully highlighted the plight of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) before the world leaders and the global CEOs, the government is urged to take the next step of allocating P20 billion through an “out ..."
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996 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Look around and it seems pretty obvious that technology has made daily life easier. We can watch almost any film or listen to any song at the press of a button. People pay their bills on their mobile phones. Stressed parents get to dodge trolley tant..."
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234 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales
"REUTERS/Ilya NaymushinFor the first time in 4 years, house flipping is back on the rise. According to data from real estate data firm RealtyTrac, 5.5% of all home sales were from house flips in 2015 up from 5.3% in 2014. "As confidence in the housing..."
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360 words • advanced • 4 years, 9 months ago
Exports have long been credited for Korea's rise to the world's 12th largest economy. But the trickle-down effects from the nation's export industries have d...
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282 words • advanced • 4 years, 8 months ago
A federal appeals court ruled in favor of a Federal Reserve rule placing a 21-cent cap on swipe fees for debit card transactions. Follow Jasmine Bailey: http...
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333 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
"The national average price of gasoline is a half-cent higher today than it was yesterday, according to auto club AAA. That is the first rise in gas prices since Sept. 25, ending a record-breaking streak of daily declines.  Getty Images   For the fi..."
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298 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"S harekhan's research report on Oil India For Q2FY2016, Oil India Ltd (OIL) reported a decent set of numbers, in line with our estimate, despite a significant drop in crude oil prices over the last year. On a Y-o-Y basis, revenue grew by 15% to Rs2,..."
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2588 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
business
TED
Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist — and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up! Growing inequality is about to push our societies into conditions resembling pre-revolutionary France. Hear his argument about why a dramatic increase in minimum wage could grow the middle class, deliver economic prosperity ... and prevent a revolution.

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"The New York Times recently released an in-depth investigation into the influx of foreign wealth in the New York City luxury real estate market. The piece, by Louise Story and Stephanie Saul, notes that Mayor Michael Bloomberg courted foreign buyers ..."

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437 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Visual Capitalist Timeline: How the Global Economy Played Out in 2015 Many people start a new year with renewed optimism. However, the reality of each new year is not so detached from the previous. Thats why on the first trading day of 2016, optimism..."
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403 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Good morning! The Australian dollar has plunged by 1.3% to .7369 after the Reserve Bank of Australia slashedits core inflation forecast to 1-2%. Previously, the RBA forecast a range of 2-3%, which is also the official target. Notably, as Business Ins..."
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"REUTERS/Nick Oxford The religiousrighthas a lot to pray about these days: the overdue rapture; babies they'll never get to know; the rise and impending fall of documented coveter of other peoples' wives, Donald Trump. But right now, they're praying f..."
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993 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"REUTERS/Jim YoungDonald Trump recently defended Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid: Every Republican wants to do a big number on Social Security, they want to do it on Medicare, they want to do it on Medicaid. And we cant do that. And its not fa..."

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