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Heinz tomato ketchup faces labelling change in Israel - BBC News

Heinz tomato ketchup faces labelling change in Israel - BBC News | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
The Israeli health ministry has ruled that Heinz tomato ketchup must now be sold as "tomato seasoning" in the Middle East country.
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Cuba issues plans to expand its private sector - BBC News

Cuba issues plans to expand its private sector - BBC News | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Cuban officials publish plans to widen the communist country's private sector less than two weeks after they said they would lay off 1m state employees.
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China Devalues Yuan After Poor Economic Data

China Devalues Yuan After Poor Economic Data | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - The global "currency war" entered a new phase on Tuesday as China's surprise devaluation threatened to unleash competitive devaluations and keep monetary policy around the world
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Chinese textile manufacturers found a cheap new place for outsourcing: the US

Chinese textile manufacturers found a cheap new place for outsourcing: the US | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
The US sent thousands of textile jobs to China. Now China is sending some back.
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Top CEOs Make 300 Times More than Typical Workers: Pay Growth Surpasses Stock Gains and Wage Growth of Top 0.1 Percent

Top CEOs Make 300 Times More than Typical Workers: Pay Growth Surpasses Stock Gains and Wage Growth of Top 0.1 Percent | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
The chief executive officers of America’s largest firms earn three times more than they did 20 years ago and at least 10 times more than 30 years ago, big gains even relative to other very-high-wage earners.
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How did milk become a staple food?

How did milk become a staple food? | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Milk is regarded, along with bread, as one of the staples of the Western diet. But, Veronique Greenwood discovers, that’s only a very recent phenomenon.
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Global trade entering “era of fragmentation” | Global Trade Review (GTR)

Global trade entering “era of fragmentation” | Global Trade Review (GTR) | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Global trade is moving into a new era of fragmentation, which will eventually reverse the world order we’ve known for …
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France confirms 0.6% GDP growth - BBC News

France confirms 0.6% GDP growth - BBC News | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
France's GDP grew by 0.6% in the first quarter after a rise in corporate profit margins and strong household spending, official figures show.
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China market slump: Central bank cuts interest rates - BBC News

China market slump: Central bank cuts interest rates - BBC News | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Global shares surge after China cuts its main interest rate in a bid to calm stock market turmoil.
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Capitalist storm clouds loom over Havana after state cuts 1m jobs

Capitalist storm clouds loom over Havana after state cuts 1m jobs | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Cuban workers told to become entrepreneurs in bid to boost island's private sector
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China devalues yuan currency to three-year low - BBC News

China devalues yuan currency to three-year low - BBC News | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
China's central bank devalues the yuan to its lowest rate against the US dollar in almost three years, prompting a cautious response from the US.
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China devalues yuan in shocking move

China devalues yuan in shocking move | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
The People's Bank of China allowed the yuan to depreciate by nearly 2% against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, the result of a surprise policy change that could spark a currency war in Asia.
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Can American Apparel Keep Making Clothes in the U.S.? - The New Yorker

Can American Apparel Keep Making Clothes in the U.S.? - The New Yorker | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
If American Apparel sinks, it may take the sweatshop-free model down with it.
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So What Can We Do About Inequality? | Institute for New Economic Thinking

So What Can We Do About Inequality? | Institute for New Economic Thinking | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Tony Atkinson's new book points the way forward.
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The end of capitalism has begun

The end of capitalism has begun | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian
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The I.M.F. Is Telling Europe the Euro Doesn’t Work

The I.M.F. Is Telling Europe the Euro Doesn’t Work | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
A memo from the International Monetary Fund may finally force eurozone members to move closer to fiscal union or break up.
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Chinese exports end three-month slide - BBC News

Chinese exports end three-month slide - BBC News | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Exports in China, the world's second-largest economy, rise 2.1% in yuan-denominated terms compared with a year ago, ending three months of decline.
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Eurozone economic growth speeds up - BBC News

Eurozone economic growth speeds up - BBC News | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Eurozone business activity rose at its fastest pace in four years in June, boosted by higher spending by consumers and businesses, a survey indicates.
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Weak Power Grids in Africa Stunt Economies and Fire Up Tempers

Weak Power Grids in Africa Stunt Economies and Fire Up Tempers | Econ Macro | Scoop.it
Sub-Saharan Africa’s power generating capacity amounts to less than South Korea’s, and a quarter of it is unproductive at any given moment because of the continent’s aging infrastructure.
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