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G20 focuses on long-term fixes to jump-start world economy

G20 focuses on long-term fixes to jump-start world economy A statement from G20 ministers said risks to the world economy include volatile capital flows, a fall in commodity prices and the shock of the “Brexit” — a UK departure from the European Union. The world’s top economies declared Saturday that they need … Continue reading […]

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Fox News anchor tackles world economy at Irvine chamber event

Fox News anchor tackles world economy at Irvine chamber event IRVINE – Two factors are shaping the world economy: the financial panic of 2008 and an unprecedented demographic shift, Fox News anchor Stuart Varney said at the Irvine Chamber of Commerce’s Business Outlook breakfast Friday. Varney, who hosts the Fox … Continue reading at ocregister.com […]

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Donald Trump’s Son Skewers Today’s Politicians: ‘These People Wouldn’t Last 5 Minutes In Our Business World’

Donald Trump’s Son Skewers Today’s Politicians: ‘These People Wouldn’t Last 5 Minutes In Our Business World’ “I think he was sick of being on the sidelines, watching a bunch of incompetents, in his mind. And in our world and our business world, these people wouldn’t last five minutes in real companies,” Donald Trump, Jr. told […]

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The for-profit education company targeting the whole world

The for-profit education company targeting the whole world With the reputation of U.S. for-profit colleges in tatters, one company has found a convenient way to circumvent regulation in this country: by operating primarily in overseas markets. Baltimore-based Laureate Education, the world’s largest for-profit … Continue reading at cnbc.com -billion desalination plant, hailed as model for […]

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Stocks around the world fall as investors fear slide in oil

Stocks around the world fall as investors fear slide in oil NEW YORK (AP) — Another drop in the price of oil rattled stock investors around the world on Friday, with steep losses in Europe and the U.S., where a major market index ended its worst week since the summer. The selling in the U.S. […]

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Real Money, Real World’ teaches kids money management

Real Money, Real World’ teaches kids money management FREMONT – “I had to spend $ 7 because my kid was going on a field trip.” That’s an unplanned expense that one WSOS After School student at Fremont Middle School had to spend money on during the “Real Money, Real World” simulation on Dec. 3. Continue […]

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FED’S WILLIAMS: Central banks need to prepare for a world of permanently lower interest rates

FED’S WILLIAMS: Central banks need to prepare for a world of permanently lower interest rates BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve and other global central banks need to consider new stimulus tools to deal with what may be permanently lower interest rates worldwide, a top Fed official said on Saturday. With the so-called natural […]

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Personal-finance courses in Virginia teach teens to budget in the real world

Personal-finance courses in Virginia teach teens to budget in the real world In a pre-calculus class at John Champe High School in Loudoun County, juniors and seniors are learning abstract mathematical concepts. And in a personal-finance course, 16- and 17-year-olds are learning about something that might seem even more abstract … Continue reading at washingtonpost.com […]

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