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  • Social Security demystified

    When the Social Security Trustees recently released their report on the financial condition of Social Security, they echoed the warnings made by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that the program is financially unsustainable without changes....
  • Social Security crisis closer than you think

    The latest Social Security Trustees' report shows the projected dates of insolvency for the program's trust funds remain largely unchanged. Regrettably, some misinterpret this as an indication that Social Security doesn't require immediate reform. Make no...
  • 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...
  • War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa

    War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa
    Colonial poverty, then civil war, and now, a deadly plague. Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown signs of leaving behind brutal wars and leaping into Africa's economic...
  • U.S. economic growth for second half of 2013 revised higher

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth was far stronger than previously estimated in the second half of 2013, which could help to explain a sharp drop in the unemployment rate during the period.     Gross domestic product increased at a 4.0...
  • The truth about Social Security and Medicare, straight from the trustees

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you worry about the future of Social Security and Medicare, this is the week to get answers to your questions. The most authoritative annual reports on the long-term health of both programs were issued on Monday, and while the...
  • Ukraine economy shrinks faster as conflict takes its toll

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's economic decline has accelerated as fighting between the army and pro-Russian separatists in the east took a heavy toll on industry and other economic activity in the last three months. The national statistics office said on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...