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Crude Oil Finally Dropped in August: IEA

In its monthly Oil Market Report for September released Wednesday morning, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that global crude supplies fell by 720,000 barrels per day in August, the ...
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High-Speed Internet Use Among OECD Members Surged in 2016

High-speed internet use among the 35-member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) surged in 2016, with mobile broadband penetration reaching 99 subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in ...
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Jobs Gap Closes, Though Recovery Remains Uneven, Says OECD

A new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the job market for its 35 member nations found that employment rates have finally returned to pre–financial ...
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The Happiest Countries in the World

The Norwegians and the Swiss have the highest life satisfaction in the world, according to the newest edition of the Better Life Index. According to the study, published annually by ...
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IEA Oil Market Reports Pushes Crude Prices Higher

In its monthly Oil Market Report for January released Friday morning, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that global crude supplies plummeted by 1.5 million barrels per day, primarily due to ...
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OECD Calls for More Spending to Stimulate Growth

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its 2016 Economic Outlook Monday morning. The OECD represents 35 developed countries around the world and is focused on economic development. ...
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Are US Companies Avoiding Over $700 Billion in Taxes on Overseas Profits?

It is no secret at all that major U.S. companies keep billions of dollars locked up overseas. What is debated often is how much this money should be taxed, or ...
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OECD Warns of Global Slowdown

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) kept its less than mediocre forecast of global growth, and warned about the balance of this year. The global economy is projected to ...
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OECD Warns on Slow Economic Growth

Echoing comments from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has warned of a dangerous slowing of global growth, and the the ...
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Easiest States to Buy a Gun

The second amendment, which was passed by Congress on September 25, 1789, states, "A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people ...
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Cutting Production Does Not Resolve the Oil Glut

At the end of December, crude oil commercial stockpiles for the 34-member Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations had topped 3 billion barrels. At current production rates, that's ...
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The States With the Longest (and Shortest) Life Expectancies

The average American born in 1960 is expected to live for 69.8 years. Today, the life expectancy of someone born in the United States is 78.9 years. Thanks to advances ...
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Global Tax Dodges Save Companies Hundreds of Billions of Dollars

As major corporations move from country to country to avoid high taxes, the activity saves them hundreds of billions of dollars a year. Countries in which these companies might pay ...
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Global Economic Growth to Slow: OECD

Another large independent organization has followed the World Bank and International Monetary Fund in a downgrade of global growth this year. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) cut ...
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OECD Slashes Global Growth Forecast

In another sign that the largest engines of the world's economy have faltered, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has slashed its forecast for global gross domestic product (GDP) ...
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