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26 01, 2016

California Inc.: Can the US economy stomach the stock market's tumult?

By | 2016-01-26T08:49:22+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Stock Market|0 Comments

California Inc.: Can the US economy stomach the stock market's tumult? We go into the week with a nice tail wind after a jump in oil prices pushed the stock market higher Friday. The price of crude — oil that is, black gold, Texas tea — had plunged to its lowest [...]

16 09, 2014

Tánaiste says Sinn Féin seeking ‘welfare economy’

By | 2014-09-16T04:11:04+00:00 September 16th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Joan Burton said similar schemes had been successful in the past and 'not hugely costly' Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton has confirmed that the Government is strongly supportive of a proposal to introduce a back-to-work dividend in the upcoming Budget. The scheme will allow parents who take up low-paid [...]

11 09, 2014

Economy set to grow by 3% this year – Noonan

By | 2014-09-11T18:12:27+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Michael Noonan gave the improved forecast ahead of Fine Gael's think-in, which is taking place in Cork The economy is set to grow by a better-than-expected 3% this year, according to Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Meanwhile, Minister for Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has said the German government has backed [...]

5 09, 2014

Euro zone economy stagnates in second quarter

By | 2014-09-05T09:57:20+00:00 September 5th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

The euro zone economy stagnated in the second quarter, official figures showed today, in line with the poor outlook which pushed the European Central Bank into radical action yesterday.  In a second estimate for growth in the 18-country currency zone, the Eurostat statistics body confirmed zero percent growth from the previous [...]

25 08, 2014

French government dissolved amid row over economy

By | 2014-08-25T22:43:22+00:00 August 25th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Monday 25 August 2014 22.17 1 of 2 Francois Hollande ordered Manuel Valls to form a new cabinet Manuel Valls offered the resignation of his government this morning France has been thrown into fresh crisis after President Francois Hollande told his prime minister to form a new government. This followed a [...]

24 08, 2014

Consumer spending boosting economy – Investec

By | 2014-08-24T01:04:54+00:00 August 24th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Friday 22 August 2014 12.03 Investec Ireland predicts more growth in the Irish economy this year and next A new report on the economy says that only €500m worth of measures are required in the October Budget to meet next year's target of a deficit of less than 3% of GDP. [...]

15 08, 2014

UK economy grew by 0.8% in second quarter

By | 2014-08-15T19:07:13+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Friday 15 August 2014 11.04 Britain's economy grew by 0.8% in the second quarter of 2014 compared with output in the first three months of the year, official data showed today.  Gross domestic product had also expanded by 0.8% during the first quarter of the year, the Office for National Statistics [...]

15 08, 2014

UK economy grew by 0.8% in second quarter

By | 2014-08-15T19:07:12+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Friday 15 August 2014 11.04 Britain's economy grew by 0.8% in the second quarter of 2014 compared with output in the first three months of the year, official data showed today.  Gross domestic product had also expanded by 0.8% during the first quarter of the year, the Office for National Statistics [...]

14 08, 2014

Euro zone economy stagnates in second quarter

By | 2014-08-14T12:41:21+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Thursday 14 August 2014 12.45 1 of 2 Euro zone economy fares worse than expected in second quarter European Commission says GDP report showed the importance of structural reforms Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter as Germany's economy shrank and France's stagnated.  The zero growth [...]

6 08, 2014

Italy back in recession as economy shrinks 0.2%

By | 2014-08-06T14:22:37+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Wednesday 06 August 2014 11.34 The Italian economy shrank by 0.2% in the second quarter Italy slipped into recession for the third time since 2008 in the second quarter, underlining the chronic weakness of the euro zone's third-largest economy. Figures today from statistics agency ISTAT showed gross domestic product unexpectedly declined [...]