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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the income gap between rich and poor widens, a majority of Americans say the growing divide is bad for the country and believe that wealthy people are paying too little in taxes, according to a new survey. The poll released...
Reuters* Dispute a bellwether of state-business tensions * Maduro and Empresas Polar vow to work together * New president faces tricky economic panorama By Diego Ore CARACAS, May 15 (Reuters) - Socialist leader Nicolas Maduro and the billionaire boss of...
Years ago it was unthinkable that smart, ambitious and college-educated young people would have trouble finding entry level work ("Slow start," May 12). Today, this youthful demographic has been simultaneously dumped on a shrinking employment market and...
Members of the Class of 2013, I salute you. As everyone keeps telling you, you are graduating at a difficult and even frightening time. I wish it were otherwise — that my generation was bequeathing you a finer world. We aren't. The world that...
ReutersBy Brian Ellsworth CARACAS, May 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's top food producer, Empresas Polar, on Monday challenged the country's socialist government to boost output of basic staples and ease nagging product shortages, rejecting accusations it is...
Reuters(Frederick Kempe is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By Frederick Kempe May 13 (Reuters) - Occasionally a public opinion survey surfaces that signals a seismic event. That is the case with a new report from the Pew Research Center that...
Members of the Class of 2013, I salute you. As everyone keeps telling you, you are graduating at a difficult and even frightening time. I wish it were otherwise — that my generation was bequeathing you a finer world. We aren't. The world into...
Reuters* Lebanon economy shrinks 1 pct for every 5 pct drop in Syria * Rebuilding damaged Syrian homes would cost $28 billion * War turning Syria in economic "disaster zone" By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, May 9 (Reuters) - The economic devastation of Syria's war...
Reuters* Network almost destroyed by war, economic turmoil * Plans taking shape to renovate lines, build new ones * Iraq hopes to trans-ship goods to Europe * Could have political as well as economic benefits * Financing, security remain major obstacles...
Reuters* Biggest market rally since 2011 uprising * Turnover quadruples from last year * Leap of faith in post-conflict Syria * But many see stocks as cushion against inflation * Some companies riding out war surprisingly well By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN,...
Dwelling as we have of late on Downtown Hagerstown’s cloudy future is all well and good, but at some point we might stop to remember that our inherent strength is changing over time. Instead of coming from the city, our economic engine is...
Maryland will help sponsor eight festivals this year commemorating the War of 1812, an effort officials hope will boost tourism and economic development. The state would put up $2.1 million in matching grants to various non-profits for 23 War of 1812...
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