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What's the Difference Between a Recession and a Depression? Here's What History Tells Us

1 day ago   |   Fortune

The whole idea of “the economy” as we know it today is still a relatively new phenomenon. In fact, the modern concept of gross domestic product as a way to measure economic...
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How expanding health savings accounts could cure America's sick health care system

How expanding health savings accounts could cure America's sick health care system

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Economists of all political stripes agree the tax preference for employer coverage is ailing America. Large health savings accounts are the cure.
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‘Blindingly obvious': Trump's trade war to blame for diminished growth prospects - RT's Boom Bust

‘Blindingly obvious': Trump's trade war to blame for diminished growth prospects - RT's Boom Bust

2 days ago   |   RT

After the OECD issued a downbeat outlook for global growth citing the trade dispute between the US and China, an expert tells RT's Boom Bust that the correlation has become...
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The Winners and Losers of Brexit by the Numbers

The Winners and Losers of Brexit by the Numbers

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Economists are in near-complete agreement that a “hard Brexit”-in which the United Kingdom crashes out of the European Union with no withdrawal agreement in place-would wreak...
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Enter the Capitalocene: How Climate Change Will Ruin Capitalism

3 days ago   |   Wired

Capitalism is responsible for climate change-not you and me. But here's what one economist says we could do about it.
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China's economy faces a 'triple threat' - and one economist says the trade war is only part of the story

China's economy faces a 'triple threat' - and one economist says the trade war is only part of the story

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

China's preliminary third-quarter economic growth rate is the slowest ever forecast. And a "triple threat" of developmental factors could send the country into an even longer...
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Global growth is set to hit a 10-year low as Trump's trade war drags down economy

Global growth is set to hit a 10-year low as Trump's trade war drags down economy

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Global growth is expected to slow this year to a pace not seen since the financial crisis, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Thursday. The US-China...
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How Finding Your Purpose Can Help You Recession-Proof Your Company

3 days ago   |   Business

The current market outlook makes now the perfect time to think about the future and identify new opportunities for long-term growth. Many analysts are pointing to signs of an...
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India may become winner in US-China trade war

India may become winner in US-China trade war

4 days ago   |   RT

The Indian economy could benefit by $11 billion as some international manufacturers move production to the country due to trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. That's...
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China's growth could slip below 6%, analysts warn, as trade war takes toll

4 days ago   |   Reuters

China's economic growth risks slipping below the lower-end of Beijing 2019 target of 6% in the third quarter or over the next year, analysts warn, but government economists are...
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Oil is plunging after a report that Saudi Arabia is set to fully restore production by next week

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Thomas Cook leaves thousands stranded after financial collapse

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Best and worst moments of Emmys 2019

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At least 7 students dead after school collapses in Kenya's capital

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Syria's FM Muallem discusses constitutional committee with UN envoy Pedersen...

Syria's FM Muallem discusses constitutional committee with UN envoy Pedersen in Damascus

Syria's foreign minister has discussed the formation of a constitutional committee and its work with UN special envoy Geir Pedersen. Walid Muallem's meeting with Pedersen on... Read more ...

UK airline & tour operator Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, leaving 600,000...

UK airline & tour operator Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, leaving 600,000 travelers in limbo

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has announced that Thomas Cook Group, a major tour operator and airline, has ceased trading with immediate effect, with all flights and... Read more ...

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Watch Live: Amber Guyger's Murder Trial For Killing Botham Jean Streams Online

The long-awaited and heavily anticipated murder trial of a former Dallas police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in his own home begins Monday morning, more... Read more ...