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  • U.S. business inventories, sales rise in July

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. business inventories rose in July, but probably not enough to change views that stock accumulation could be a minor drag on economic growth in the third quarter. The Commerce Department said on Friday inventories increased 0.4...
  • Japan second-quarter GDP seen little changed after MOF capex data

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese firms raised capital spending in April-June from a year earlier for a fourth consecutive quarter, but a quarter-on-quarter decline suggests revised data will likely confirm the economy's deepest contraction since the March...
  • Austrian conservatives pick Schelling as finance minister

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's conservative People's Party (OVP) on Sunday chose as finance minister Hans Joerg Schelling, a politically connected millionaire lauded by supporters for whipping the social security network into shape. The OVP, the junior...
  • Factbox: Chile tax reform set to be approved

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's Congress is expected to give its stamp of approval to President Michelle Bachelet's tax reform bill on Wednesday, the first key part of the center-left leader's tax-and-spend campaign pledge to reduce inequality. The reform,...
  • Romania parliament defies president, IMF, to approve tax cut

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - The Romanian parliament's lower house approved a cut in employment taxes on Tuesday, going against the advice of the president and the IMF two months before a presidential election in the EU's second-poorest state. The leftist...
  • Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said on Tuesday. The study, which its authors...
  • India to revise GDP measurement next year, economy may be larger

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will soon revise the way it measures gross domestic product to reflect under-represented and informal economic sectors, two government sources said, in an initiative that is expected to show the economy is larger than...
  • Immigrants illegally in California constitute nearly 10% of workforce

    Immigrants illegally in California constitute nearly 10% of workforce
    Immigrants who are in California illegally make up nearly 10% of the state's workforce and contribute $130 billion annually to its gross domestic product, according to a report by researchers at USC released Wednesday. The study, which was conducted...
  • France most at risk in new euro zone fiscal drive say rating firms

    LONDON (Reuters) - The world's top rating agencies are taking a cautious stance on Mario Draghi's call for tax cuts and growth-friendly tinkering of fiscal policy in the euro zone and warn France's rating would be most at risk if it fails to noticeably...
  • Charles Lane: The US needs to get serious about its defense spending

    In the run-up to this week's North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit, much has been made of the fact that the United States is one of just a handful of the 28 member states that spends more than 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense along...
  • Renzi cool on Eni, Enel sales, wants longer to cut debt

    MILAN (Reuters) - Italy will continue with a plan to privatize state-owned companies, but Prime Minister Matteo Renzi does not see the sale of stakes in energy companies Eni and Enel as a priority, he told financial daily Il Sole 24Ore. Renzi, who is...