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  • Pinched consumers going on saving spree, looking for deals

    Squeezed between flat wages and rising prices, many middle-class consumers are feeling poor. The recession forced many people to change their ways as nearly 9 million Americans lost their jobs and home foreclosures hit record highs. As a result, many...
  • Dubai housing costs soar to Manhattan peaks, forcing moves to outskirts

    DUBAI (Reuters) - An economic rebound has catapulted house prices and rents in Dubai to Manhattan-like peaks, the Gulf emirate's top property website says, forcing increasing numbers of residents to move to its cheaper outskirts or even to consider...
  • Student loan debt curbs housing market by $83 billion, study says

    Student loan debt curbs housing market by $83 billion, study says
    There’s been lots of debate lately in housing circles about the impact of student debt on home ownership. Now there’s a new study out that attempts to put a number on that impact: 414,000. That’s how many home sales will not happen...
  • Council to vote on $15.37 minimum wage for workers at big hotels

    Council to vote on $15.37 minimum wage for workers at big hotels
    The drive to boost minimum wages in Los Angeles could reach a milestone this week as the City Council votes on a proposal to raise the hourly pay of thousands of workers at big hotels to at least $15.37. That would be more than $2 an hour higher than...
  • Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs

    Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs
    Beth Caffera has made a living by taking people into "the cloud." The Orlando telecom expert and chief executive officer of Cloud 3C LLC sets up phone- and Internet-based services for clients big and small. She started Cloud 3C mostly because she...
  • Student loan debt is not just a young person's problem

    Think long and hard before taking on debt to pay for your child's college education. Those loans could come back to haunt you in your retirement years. A look at new data from two reports suggests that many aging baby boomer parents are having trouble...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Taiwan central bank hints rates to stay on hold as global recovery uncertain

    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's central bank expressed caution about global growth and said inflation in the domestic economy was under control, setting the stage for interest rates to stay unchanged at a policy meeting this week. In a report issued to a...
  • Obama tries Reagan touch on economy, but wages weigh

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, stumping for the Democrats ahead of November's congressional elections, has twice invoked Ronald Reagan's seminal campaign question: "are you better off than you were four years ago?" Framing the debate...
  • Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it. The Group of 20 leading...
  • Census data on poverty show results of economic policy gone wrong

    Census data on poverty show results of economic policy gone wrong
    The headline number in last week's release of Census Bureau data on poverty was pretty good. It was widely noted that the rate dropped significantly for the first time since 2006, with especially sharp declines among children and Latino families. A peek...