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  • U.S. economy will fall behind China and even India, OECD predicts

    U.S. economy will fall behind China and even India, OECD predicts
    The United States can kiss its position as the world’s largest economy goodbye in a few years, as China and India outrun it, according to new projections by OECD. Over the next five decades, the global balance of economic power will “shift...
  • Diabetes cases hit record and half go undiagnosed

    Diabetes cases hit record and half go undiagnosed
    LONDON (Reuters) - Diabetes is running at record levels worldwide and half the people estimated to have the disease are, as yet, undiagnosed, according to a report on Wednesday. The number of people living with diabetes is now put at 371 million, up from...
  • College still matters

    College still matters
    Young people and their parents are rightly nervous these days about the economy. Many wonder whether their investment in a college education will pay off. Such worries are overblown. College graduates continue to do far better, even in this difficult...
  • 'Slowing global economy' hits McDonald's too: Profit slides 4.5%

    'Slowing global economy' hits McDonald's too: Profit slides 4.5%
    McDonald’s investors aren’t used to being disappointed. The powerhouse fast-food chain regularly turns in strong earnings, successful expansion efforts and new innovations that keep customers – even the cash-strapped ones – coming....
  • McManus: Fuming about gas

    McManus: Fuming about gas
    When the price of gasoline rises, the supply of hot air expands. Just look at the recent GOP attacks blaming President Obama for prices that exceed $4 a gallon in some parts of the country. Not only is Obama responsible, according to some Republicans,...
  • U.S. stocks notch double-digit gains in first half of year

    U.S. stocks notch double-digit gains in first half of year
    For U.S. investors, it was a good six months to just stay home — and to start imagining the world weaned off cheap Federal Reserve money. Major Wall Street stock indexes posted double-digit returns in the first half, buttressed by a continuing,...
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  • If only the rich knew what was best for them

    As President Barack Obama said in his inaugural address, America "cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it." Not even the very wealthy can continue to succeed without a broader-based prosperity. That's because...
  • Unions are not the answer

    Unions are not the answer
    I take issue with much of Lane Windham's recent commentary ("If not labor unions, then what?" Jan. 29) beginning with the fundamental premise that it was the unions that provided us with economic redistribution. Like many other academicians, Ms. Windham...
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
  • Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600

    Gold glitters less brightly, falling below $1,600
    Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months. In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....