By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pacific Investment Management Co expects global growth to accelerate in 2015 to around 2.75 percent from around plus 2.5 percent this year, on expectations that supply-driven declines in oil prices were fundamentally positive, the bond giant said on Thursday…Reuters20 mins ago
The US airlines’ improved operational efficiency was a driving factor for higher profitability and share price appreciation.Market Realist
By David Milliken and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales surged at their fastest annual rate in more than a decade last month, as U.S.-style "Black Friday" discounts drove record ...Reuters
The companies on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 list are showing big gains. These are the sectors that are taking the lead.Entrepreneur
With word that relations between the United States and Cuba may be taking a serious turn for the better, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to review of Cuba's economy by the numbers.24/7 Wall St.
The Bank of Japan (or BoJ) has twice taken major steps to spur growth during Shinzō Abe’s second term as prime minister.Market Realist
Many experts believe that Russia will fall into a deep recession next year, due primarily to a drop in oil prices.24/7 Wall St.
China made one third of the world's patent applications last year, once again driving strong global growth despite stalling innovation in Europe and Japan, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) said Tuesday. New figures confirm that "strategically, the country... is on a journey from…AFP
Wisconsin ranks 32nd in private-sector job growth and lags behind the national average for the 12-month period that ended in June, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of ...Associated Press
American beer sales have followed a downward trend in recent years. After reaching a peak of 219 million barrels in 2008, total U.S. shipments have declined to just 211.7 million barrels in 2013. Yet, ...24/7 Wall St.
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Amid a strong U.S. dollar and slower economic growth, China has seen its currency under pressure lately. Despite being guided higher by Beijing, the yuan, both on and offshore, broke through 6.20 per dollar ...Barrons.com
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders met Thursday to seek solutions to two major challenges — how to jumpstart sluggish economic growth at home, and how to deal long-term with Russia.Associated Press39 mins ago
By Xiaoyi Shao and Pete Sweeney BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new home prices fell again in November and a business survey showed a deep drop in real estate investment plans, adding gloom to a slumping property ...Reuters
Global oil prices have fallen sharply over the past six months, leading to significant revenue shortfalls in many energy exporting nations, while consumers in many importing countries are likely to have to pay less to heat their homes or drive their cars. From 2010 until mid-2014, world oil prices…BBC News