Economics

Why UNICEF Needs $3 Billion

The organization is launching its largest appeal for funds ever to help children at risk from crises such as the Ebola outbreak and fighting in Syria and Ukraine. Badra Mamet/Reuters Humanitarian crises stemming from violent conflict, climate change and health epidemics will affect 62 million children this year according […] Click here to view full […]
Read More »

On Income Inequality: A French Economist Vs. An American Capitalist

  Picture a cozy cafe. At a small table, an economics professor from Paris is chatting with a wealthy businessman from New York. As they sip coffee, they discuss economic history, and often nod and agree. Then, as they stand to leave, each states a conclusion drawn […] Click here to view full article Join […]
Read More »

Job Creation Fades Slightly but Stats Remain Positive

    Chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) William C. Dunkelberg , issued the following statement on July’s job numbers […] Click here to view full article Join the conversation...Google+LinkedinFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblremail
Read More »

U.S. housing, jobs data bolster economic outlook

U.S. home resales rose to a 10-month high in July and the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, signaling strength in the economy early in the third quarter. The growth outlook was further buoyed by other reports on Thursday showing […] Click here to view full article Join the […]
Read More »

Double-digit profit growth may return in second quarter

With all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17,000 out of the way, the market’s next focus will be whether the fast-approaching earnings season can justify U.S. stocks continuing their climb further into record territory. Many factors point to a second-quarter earnings season poised to […] Click here to view full article Join the conversation...Google+LinkedinFacebookPinterestRedditStumbleUponTwitterTumblremail
Read More »

Upbeat U.S. data

Asian shares rose to a three-year peak on Friday and the dollar held near its overnight highs after U.S. jobs data which showed the lowest unemployment rate in six years and underscored the strength of the economic recovery. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan […] Click here to view full article Join the […]
Read More »