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September 1, 2015 Finland emerges most innovative country in the world
Modern Ghana - Hohoe (V/R), Aug. 31, GNA - Finland has emerged as the most innovative country in the world, with Switzerland coming a close second, the î??World Economic Forumî??'s annual 'Global Competitiveness...
August 26, 2015 Farm income seen falling 36% in 2015Source: CNBC
U.S. farm income is forecast to decline 36 percent in 2015, worse than originally projected—and representing the lowest farm income since 2006, according to the government.
August 5, 2015 Not a quick fix: A raise in fast-food hourly wages to $15 leads to 4% increase of product prices- studySource: VC Post
A study by Purdue University researchers shows that minimum wage increase in quick service restaurants to $15 per hour will result in a 4.2% increase in product prices. According to Purdue's Richard Ghiselli, the study was lead...
August 5, 2015 US says COOL impact overstated
Feedstuffs - The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) told the îWorld Trade Organizationî that Canada and Mexico have overstated their losses regarding the U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) laws by billions...
August 4, 2015 Franchises affected by New York's new $15 minimum wageSource: CNN Money
New York state is poised to force fast food brands with 30 or more locations nationwide to pay a $15 minimum wage.
Source: Today Online
BERLIN - The German government's panel of independent economic advisers favors the creation of a sovereign insolvency mechanism for euro zone states to prevent future crises and says countries should be able to leave the currency...
June 26, 2015 Greece's debt drama: What you need to knowSource: USA Today
European leaders have given Greece, and themselves, a Saturday deadline to reach a deal with Athens over loan repayments.
June 26, 2015 Will We All Shut Up About Obamacare Now? Probably Not.Source: US News
So after multiple Supreme Court cases, a whole lot of votes in Congress and many calls to "repeal and replace" the law that have gotten opponents nowhere for the most part – can we finally stop talking about ditching Obamacare?
June 22, 2015 Report Finds NHTSA Too Troubled to Ensure Auto SafetySource: NASDAQ
The nation's top auto-safety regulator is beset by problems preventing it from adequately protecting consumers from vehicle defects, culminating in a failure to spot faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars now linked...
June 3, 2015 California cities cut water use 13.5% in AprilSource: USA Today
A new report on California's water use shows some progress reducing use in the drought-parched state, helped in part by a wetter and colder April. California cities and towns used 13.5% less water in April 2015 than they did in...
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