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Business Cycle Definition | Investopedia

Business Cycle Definition | Investopedia | Economics | Scoop.it
The fluctuations in economic activity that an economy experiences over a period of time. A business cycle is basically defined in terms of periods of expansion or recession.
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Obamacare Tax Subsidy Challenge Dismissed by U.S. Judge

Obamacare Tax Subsidy Challenge Dismissed by U.S. Judge | Economics | Scoop.it
People who buy insurance on health
exchanges run by the federal government are eligible for tax
credits to reduce their premiums, a U.S. judge ruled, dismissing
claims that only state-run exchanges can offer the subsidies.
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Supermarkets set for fuel war as Asda caps prices | UK | News | Daily Express

Supermarkets set for fuel war as Asda caps prices | UK | News | Daily Express | Economics | Scoop.it
MOTORISTS are being delivered some good New Year cheer as supermarkets embarked on a petrol price war today which could see prices drop to their lowest since February 2011.
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Housing Recovery Is Here to Stay, Dallas Fed Says - Real Time Economics - WSJ

Housing Recovery Is Here to Stay, Dallas Fed Says - Real Time Economics - WSJ | Economics | Scoop.it
The U.S. housing recovery appears sustainable, according to new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. (#Business News!
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Car Sales Increased By Almost 11% In 2013

Car Sales Increased By Almost 11% In 2013 | Economics | Scoop.it
A car company boss admits that cheap credit and mis-selling compensation payouts have been "fundamental" to boosting growth.
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Heathrow Slams Price Cap Put On Airline Fees

Heathrow Slams Price Cap Put On Airline Fees | Economics | Scoop.it
Heathrow airport is limited to how much it can charge airlines, with authorities saying it will lead to lower fares.
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Snow-Hit Sheep Farmers Fear Worse Is To Come

Snow-Hit Sheep Farmers Fear Worse Is To Come | Economics | Scoop.it
Sheep farmers are still recovering from their worst spring in over 50 years, after snow killed thousands of ewes and lambs.
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Brick shortage threatens construction sector's recovery hopes

Brick shortage threatens construction sector's recovery hopes | Economics | Scoop.it
Industry survey highlights scarcity of materials as leading impediment to growth as ONS estimates sector's output fell 4% in November
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How motorway service stations push up prices - Telegraph

How motorway service stations push up prices - Telegraph | Economics | Scoop.it
Motorway service areas are charging up to four times the high street price for basic food and drinks, according to new research.
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Water Watchdog Warns Suppliers On Bills

Water Watchdog Warns Suppliers On Bills | Economics | Scoop.it
Some water companies are told to improve despite customer complaints falling for a fifth straight year.
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Sainsbury's overtakes Asda in store wars

Sainsbury's overtakes Asda in store wars | Economics | Scoop.it
Store reclaims position as UK's second-largest supermarket with 16.6% of market but remains well behind Tesco's 29.5%
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Last of the big-screen baddies

Last of the big-screen baddies | Economics | Scoop.it
Now disappearing from a screen near you INDONESIAN cinephiles may be in for a disappointing year. Since February imports of Hollywood films have been on hold, and...
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Claim on supermarket prices shows need for credible competition body

Claim on supermarket prices shows need for credible competition body | Economics | Scoop.it
Competition and trade practices laws can seem remote from day-to-day life. But the Consumer Council has put Hong Kong's new competition law front and centre of the issue of the cost of living, with a claim that supermarket giants ParknShop and...
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Coming 'oil glut' may push global economy into deflation - Telegraph

Coming 'oil glut' may push global economy into deflation - Telegraph | Economics | Scoop.it
OPEC spare capacity set to reach levels last seen in the depths of the financial crisis in 2009, analysts say (#Economics ▪ Coming 'oil glut' may push global economy into deflation: OPEC spare capacity set to reach levels...
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Brazil raises rates again to tackle inflation - Telegraph

Brazil raises rates again to tackle inflation - Telegraph | Economics | Scoop.it
Central bank's monetary policy committee voted unanimously to raise the so-called Selic rate to 10.50pc from 10pc - its highest in two years (#Economics ▪ Brazil raises rates again to tackle inflation: Central bank's monetary policy committee...
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German Car Sales Speed Ahead Globally

German Car Sales Speed Ahead Globally | Economics | Scoop.it
German-owned premium car brands cement their position as world favourites, according to new sales figures.
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California Suffers Worst Drought Since 1970s

California Suffers Worst Drought Since 1970s | Economics | Scoop.it
While millions grapple with the polar vortex, farmers in California warn of devastation and rising food prices as drought hits.
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Malaysia/Thailand retail: Malaysian malls

Malaysia/Thailand retail: Malaysian malls | Economics | Scoop.it
Excitement over the ASEAN free-trade zone is hotting up as Thailand's Central Pattana expands into Malaysia.
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Aldi enjoys a Christmas boom as shoppers turn to discount chains

Aldi enjoys a Christmas boom as shoppers turn to discount chains | Economics | Scoop.it
Grocery market becomes polarised as Aldi, Lidl and Iceland, plus high-end Waitrose, record strong growth in festive season
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