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A recent poll has revealed that 60 percent of Russians would like to see their government strengthen its response to global climate change while it devises its economic recovery from Covid-19, the Ipsos public opinion research...
December 6, 2019 Visualized: Ranking the Goods Most Traded Between the U.S. and ChinaSource: Visual Capitalist
Today’s infographic from HowMuch.net charts the top imports and exports between the U.S. and China, pulled from the Observatory of Economic Complexity’s (OEC) global market data for 2017.
November 29, 2019 U.S. jobless claims tumble to 213,000 just before Thanksgiving, back near post recession lowSource: Market Watch
The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits fell sharply in the week before the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, putting jobless claims back near historic lows and reflecting the persistent strength in the U.S. labor...
The change in job openings left the gap between vacancies and those considered unemployed at 1.37 million, a decrease of 123,000 from May. Unemployed workers are defined as those out of work who have looked for a job and are...
July 19, 2019 A booming manufacturing report just poked another hole in the Fed’s case for a rate cutSource: CNBC
The Philadelphia Fed saw its primary gauge measuring the sector jump from 0.3 in June to 21.8, far better than Wall Street estimates of 5 and the highest in a year. The index measures the difference between companies saying they...
Source: Fox Business
While the U.S. economy Opens a New Window. continues to show signs of strength and vitality, employment Opens a New Window. conditions appear to be worsening for one particular group: prime-age males.
The Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services found that from 2012 through 2016, health inspectors cited 87% of hospices for deficiencies. And 20% percent of hospices had lapses serious enough...
June 20, 2019 China’s economic census uncovers more fake data as officials promise ‘zero tolerance’ to data manipulationSource: South China Morning Post
Officials in the central Chinese city of Guanghan have been found to have gone to extraordinary lengths to manipulate raw data to obscure the real picture of the health of the economy, according to the National Bureau of...
Nearly seven in 10 Americans think they would continue to pay deductibles and co-pays under Medicare for All, Kaiser found, when in fact they would not. And some 54% wrongly believe that individuals and employers would continue...
June 18, 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics report urges travelers get MMR vaccine in wake of "record-breaking" European measles outbreakSource: CBS
A report published Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics medical journal recommends all U.S. citizens "receive all recommended vaccinations, including measles, before traveling abroad." The study comes in the wake of what...
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