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HAIL BRITANIA! Britain declared fastest growing economy in developed world

HAIL BRITANIA! Britain declared fastest growing economy in developed world Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

There will always be an England, as the old song goes. While the United Kingdom has experienced highs and lows, it's always recovered - and ...

Amazon sits on slippery slope as investors pull out from company

Amazon sits on slippery slope as investors pull out from company Watch

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Amazon lost over $16 billion in value on the night of July 26, a sign that investors were growing weary of the retail giant's repeated failures ...

The buck does stop here: Chinese currency set to close the gap between it and the dollar

The buck does stop here: Chinese currency set to close the gap between it and the dollar Watch

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China's currency, the renminbi (RMB), is looking to become the third-largest international currency behind the U.S.'s dollar and the euro by 2019 ...

Financial consultant warns that U.S. is entering third largest stock bubble

Financial consultant warns that U.S. is entering third largest stock bubble Watch

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A new research report by financial consultant Andrew Smithers, chairman of Smithers & Co., suggests that the U.S. is in the midst of another ...

WARNING: The most important article you may ever read - We need a moral revolution at the top, before pitchforks appear in the street

WARNING: The most important article you may ever read - We need a moral revolution at the top, before pitchforks appear in the street Watch

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An article published in 2011 in Forbes is making the rounds again and people are talking, but despite the dust on the copy, it's a timely ...

U.S. to shortly overtake Saudi Arabia, Russia in production of natural oil

U.S. to shortly overtake Saudi Arabia, Russia in production of natural oil Watch

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The United States has often found itself at the mercy of unstable nations for the majority of its oil imports. That day may soon be past after ...

Unemployment among black Americans twice that among whites

Unemployment among black Americans twice that among whites Watch

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When African-Americans marched on Washington in 1963, it was under the banner of "Jobs and Freedom." There remains a great inequity with the ...

Don't read this if you enjoy shrimp -- and hate slavery

Don't read this if you enjoy shrimp -- and hate slavery Watch

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A shocking investigative report from The Guardian reveal that virtually all shrimp harvested in Thailand is in some way a product of slave labor, and ...

How bad is it? So bad even the capitalists are quoting Marx

How bad is it? So bad even the capitalists are quoting Marx Watch

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The elites of the free world may be awakening to the fact that their unfettered pursuit of more is perhaps the single greatest existential threat to ...

Yes, corporate tax havens cost you too!

Yes, corporate tax havens cost you too! Watch

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Surprise, surprise, surprise!  The same day Cardinal Maradiaga condemned unethical business practices that do nothing to help those at the ...

America is now more appealing to manufacturers than Germany

America is now more appealing to manufacturers than Germany Watch

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Many workers in the United States may agonize over growing job losses thanks to low-cost workers in India or China. For many in Germany, the U.S. ...

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage Watch

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In a historic move, they city council of Seattle voted unanimously to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour, which is twice the U.S. required ...

Secretive Bilderberg conference opens, why are the world's elites meeting?

Secretive Bilderberg conference opens, why are the world's elites meeting? Watch

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A conference of the world's elites has started under extreme security in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hosted at the Marriott Hotel in Copenhagen, the annual ...

How much is a good CEO worth? Shareholders balk at CEO compensation

How much is a good CEO worth? Shareholders balk at CEO compensation Watch

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There are times when too much is not enough. Shareholders are revolting against gains in CEO pay, as new data shows the average median CEO pay is now ...

Russia, China strike up massive gasoline agreement

Russia, China strike up massive gasoline agreement Watch

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It's a massive deal between the world's largest natural gas producer and world's largest natural gas consumer. The nation of Russia has reached ...

Great year for China's Lenovo: 29 percent jump in full profits

Great year for China's Lenovo: 29 percent jump in full profits Watch

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China's Lenovo reported a 29 percent jump in full-year earnings. The news extends Lenovo's position as market leader in the PC industry. The ...

AT&T in negotiations to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion

AT&T in negotiations to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion Watch

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In a major media takeover, U.S. telecommunications firm AT&T is set to acquire satellite television provider DirecTV in a cash and shares deal ...

While many go hungry, London tops list as world's wealthiest city

While many go hungry, London tops list as world's wealthiest city Watch

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It's cold, foggy and rainy most of the year. No matter: London, England hosts the most billionaires in the world - far away from the expected sunny ...

Entrepreneurs dying off? U.S. businesses collapsing faster than being formed, study says

Entrepreneurs dying off? U.S. businesses collapsing faster than being formed, study says Watch

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There's something seriously amiss about new businesses in the United States. According to a new study by the Brookings Institution, many in ...

Chinese Internet goliath Alibaba files for initial public offerings

Chinese Internet goliath Alibaba files for initial public offerings Watch

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The Alibaba Group, China's goliath E-commerce company has filed registration documents this week to go public in the U.S. Analysts say this may ...

Over-the-counter drug favorite Merck sells popular brands to Bayer

Over-the-counter drug favorite Merck sells popular brands to Bayer Watch

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The maker of such over-the-counter favorites as Coppertone, Claritin and Dr. Scholl's has sold its consumer care brands to Germany's Bayer for ...

More than 92 million Americans remain unemployed

More than 92 million Americans remain unemployed Watch

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There's good news and bad news: In spite of the U.S. jobless rate plummeting, still more than 92 million Americans remain out of the labor force. ...

Shocking statistics: One in five families in the U.S. - no one works

Shocking statistics: One in five families in the U.S. - no one works Watch

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When one thinks of the U.S. economy, one tends to think of a "leisure class" being made up by those who have amassed millions and can now glide ...

Kill them with kindness: Apple launches 'charm offensive'

Kill them with kindness: Apple launches 'charm offensive' Watch

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Sometimes, it's best to kill them with kindness. Investors with Apple are growing disappointed with slower than usual growth. To address, the ...

Despite naysayers -- America is successfully addressing debt

Despite naysayers -- America is successfully addressing debt Watch

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"Claims that President Barack Obama is bankrupting America with a lurch towards hard-Left statism are for tabloid consumption only," Columnist ...

COMCAST DOMINATING? Merger may dominate market for local political advertisers

COMCAST DOMINATING? Merger may dominate market for local political advertisers Watch

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If Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is approved, according to industry sources, the Democrat Party-leaning cable ...

Is the 'Mark of the Beast' the future of money?

Is the 'Mark of the Beast' the future of money? Watch

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Some futuristic thinkers say that in the next 20 years or so, when people go to the market, they will pick up the items they need and leave - ...

Credit card wars: Wal-Mart sues Visa over transaction 'conspiracy'

Credit card wars: Wal-Mart sues Visa over transaction 'conspiracy' Watch

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In an ongoing war over credit cards in the modern retail environment, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is suing Visa Inc. for allegedly conspiring with ...