1:03 p.m. Oct. 23, 2020
- By MarketWatch
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6:38 p.m. Sept. 23, 2020
- Associated Press
China uproots ethnic-minority villages, calling it part of a drive to eradicate extreme povertyWhile other nations invest in developing poor areas, Beijing doesn’t hesitate to operate on a more ambitious scale by moving communities wholesale and building new towns in its effort to modernize China. The ruling Communist Party has announced an official target of ending extreme poverty by the end of the year, ahead of the 100th anniversary of its founding in 2021.
10:52 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020
- By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. economy softened in August, Fed’s Beige Book finds, as some temporary layoffs turn permanent ‘Continued uncertainty and volatility related to the pandemic ... a theme echoed across the country’, Fed Beige Book saysThe U.S. economy expanded in August, but many parts of the country experienced slower growth amid lingering anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest “Beige Book” findings.
11:15 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020
- By Amir Farokhi
How a basic income would help close the racial wealth gap and give Americans needed financial security Atlanta councilman Farokhi: A guaranteed income answers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s call Providing a guaranteed income answers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s call, writes Atlanta city councilman Amir Farokhi.
1:28 a.m. July 23, 2020
- By Archie Mitchell
Agreement unlikely in U.K. and U.S. trade talks until after 2020 due to coronavirus Senior government officials reportedly said it was unlikely a free trade deal would be made before the end of 2020The U.K. had hoped for a deal in time for 2021, when its transition period with the EU ends, though media reports suggest this is no longer likely.
11:20 a.m. July 15, 2020
- By Greg Robb
Fed’s Beige Book sees increase in economic activity but nothing near pre-pandemic levels New layoffs are reported across the countryEconomic activity increased across the U.S. but remains well below pre-pandemic levels, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book survey, released on Wednesday.
3:34 a.m. June 19, 2020
- By Julian Agyeman
Why blacks have less land than they did 100 years ago — and what can be done about it Restoring the idea of the black commons could be one way of redressing centuries of disinvestmentThe lack of ownership is crucial to understanding the crippling economic disparity that has hollowed out the black middle class and continues to plague black America — making it harder to accrue wealth and pass it on to future generations.
6:28 p.m. May 20, 2020
- Associated Press
China focused on creating jobs as People’s Congress meets Huge pressure to get economy going again after coronavirus shutdownAs job losses surge, China is joining the United States and other governments in rolling out stimulus spending to revive its virus-battered economy.
2:07 a.m. May 10, 2020
- By Rupert Steiner
Hedge fund blames U.S. meat processing ‘oligopoly’ for ‘excessive concentration, reduced competition and…a decline in resilience’A portfolio manager at one of world’s leading hedge funds has launched an attack against America’s largest meatpacking companies over their alleged part in breaking the U.S. food supply chain.