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UK: No port in the storm

UK: No port in the storm | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Why the fall in bond yields reflect investors' low growth expectations for the UK economy.
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Correspondents - Stephanie Flanders

Correspondents - Stephanie Flanders | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
BBC News economics editor Stephanie Flanders discusses the UK economy, how it relates to the rest of the world, and how it affects us all...
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Consumer prices increased 0.2% in May, adding to inflation concerns

Consumer prices increased 0.2% in May, adding to inflation concerns | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Consumer prices increased 0.2% in May as inflation spread from food and energy costs into the rest of the economy, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. The jump in the broad Consumer Price Index was less than in April and the...
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Dealing With the Unemployment Problem

Dealing With the Unemployment Problem | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
In light of the size of the problem, its cause, and duration, the most obvious, efficient, and effective way to secure jobs for the mass of the unemployed is to have the government hire them.
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Who suffers from inflation?

Who suffers from inflation? | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
FURTHER to the last post on whether the authorities could or should attempt to solve the debt crisis via inflation, there is a new report from the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies on the British experience over the last (this is interesting.
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Consumer prices rise by smallest amount in 6 months

Consumer prices rise by smallest amount in 6 months | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Prices slowed by first drop in energy costs in nearly a year (Consumer prices rise by smallest amount in 6 months http://bit.ly/jwo9VL...)...
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IMF supports UK economic policies

IMF supports UK economic policies | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The IMF says no changes are needed to UK economic policy in its latest assessment, but downgrades the UK's growth forecast for 2011.
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Top 10 Dying Industries

Top 10 Dying Industries | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The U.S. economy is recovering from a severe recession, but some industries are unlikely to ever fully bounce back.
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GDP growth is no measure of societal progress - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

GDP growth is no measure of societal progress - Opinion - Al Jazeera English | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The accumulation of a nation's wealth bears little relation to the happiness of its citizens, so why measure GDP growth? (Great!
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UK consumers confidence jumps in sunny May - Telegraph

UK consumers confidence jumps in sunny May - Telegraph | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Consumer confidence increased at its second fastest rate on record during May
as the Royal Wedding, good weather and better news on the economy helped
people to feel more upbeat.
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Social Networking Watch: Internet Advertising Up 23% to $7.3Bn

Social Networking Watch: Internet Advertising Up 23% to $7.3Bn | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
MASHABLE - May 26 - According to the Interactive Advertising Bureau, internet advertising revenues for Q1 2011 have hit a record setting $7.3 billion, which is an increase of 23% from Q1 2010. Online revenues for 2010 were $26 billion,...
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Inflation outlook is 'choppy' too

Inflation outlook is 'choppy' too | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Choppy is a word used by policymakers to describe the UK's recovery, but it describes the inflation outlook as well.
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Will Export Restrictions on Energy Echo Those on Food? | Jeff Rubin

Will Export Restrictions on Energy Echo Those on Food? | Jeff Rubin | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Much like some countries banned exports of food a couple of years ago to keep prices from soaring, will the same happen to oil and other energy products?
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Can the eurozone be saved?

Can the eurozone be saved? | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
It is difficult to see how eurozone fiscal integration designed to close a financial deficit can be achieved without enlarging Europe's democratic deficit. Solving a financial crisis may create a political one.
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Japan export dip to hurt recovery

Japan export dip to hurt recovery | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Japanese exports drop more than expected in May, underlining worries about the pace of the post-tsunami recovery.
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Economists Trim 2011 Housing Forecasts, Call for Recovery in 2012 -

Economists Trim 2011 Housing Forecasts, Call for Recovery in 2012 - | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Weak economic growth and a double-dip in prices have prompted revisions to predictions that previously had hope for recovery late this year. (Builders think they'll be back in business next year.
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Apple's Retail Strategy Focuses On Consumers' Feelings | Adweek

Apple's Retail Strategy Focuses On Consumers' Feelings | Adweek | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Apple has become a brand that can sell itself, yet the technology company pours untold amounts of energy into cultivating its retail experience, and its sales staff in particular.
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US inflation rises faster than expected

US inflation rises faster than expected (Financial Times): Share With Friends: | | Ly...
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Retailers report dip in May sales

Retailers report dip in May sales | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Retail sales dipped in May as a result of customers' unwillingness to spend, say retailers.
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Chronic unemployment worse than Great Depression - CBS Evening News - CBS News

Chronic unemployment worse than Great Depression - CBS Evening News - CBS News | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
CBS Evening News: Chronic unemployment worse than Great Depression - The unemployed have, on average, remained unemployed longer than in the 1930s; Employers wary of job gaps in resumes (RT @ondrock: Drudge: Chronic unemployment worse than Great...
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Treasury 10-Year Yield Falls to 2011 Low Before Consumerr Spending Report - Bloomberg

Treasury 10-Year Yield Falls to 2011 Low Before Consumerr Spending ReportBloombergTreasury yields fell to the lowest level in 2011 before a government report that economists said will show US consumer spending cooled in April.
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India beats China in internet contribution to GDP growth. « Economics Info

RT @EconomicsInfo India beats China in internet contribution to GDP growth.
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The service elevator

The service elevator | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
INDIA’S services revolution has dazzled businesses in the rich world, turning Indian companies into global competitors and backwater cities such as Hyderabad into affluent, sophisticated technology centres.
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Comparing the UK with Europe

Comparing the UK with Europe | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The economies of Europe are now running on very different tracks, so which one is Britain heading down?
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South Africa open to UK beef | News | Farmers Guardian

South Africa open to UK beef | News | Farmers Guardian | Business and Economics | Scoop.it
THE UK can export beef products to South Africa again for the first time in 15 years.
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