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  • U.S. jobs market holds firm; factory activity slows a bit

    U.S. jobs market holds firm; factory activity slows a bit
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New claims for U.S. unemployment benefits held below 300,000 for a sixth straight week last week, suggesting the labor market was shrugging off jitters over a slowing global economy.
  • French business slump deepens as firms slash prices: PMI

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's business downturn deteriorated in October to an eight-month low as firms cut prices at the fastest rate since the global financial crisis in the face of weak demand, a survey showed on Thursday. The pace of price cutting in the...

    African beacon Botswana prepares for tight election

    GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana will on Friday hold what are expected to be its closest elections since gaining independence from Britain 48 years ago as President Ian Khama's ruling party faces growing dissent in a country often heralded as a beacon of...

    Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire

     Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire
    It was among the nation's hardest-hit local economies during the Great Recession, beset by staggering numbers of foreclosures and one of the highest jobless rates in California. But the Inland Empire is now the fastest-growing region in Southern...

    Afghanistan's new president faces a campaign-scarred economy

    Afghanistan's new president faces a campaign-scarred economy
    As a former World Bank official, Afghanistan's new president has helped develop economic programs for Russia, India and China. But it is in his homeland that Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai faces the greatest fiscal challenge of his career. As coalition troops...