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Eurozone PMI Drops to Near Recession Level

Markit's Eurozone Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) dropped to near recession levels for September. It is another sign of how close Europe's overall economy is to contraction and how perilous the ...
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Major Global Growth Forecast Plunges to Lowest Level Since Financial Crisis

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) forecast of global gross domestic product and growth nation by nation has just hit the lowest level since the financial crisis. The ...
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OECD Calls for Structural Changes to Meet Slowing Global Economy

While calling the slowdown in global economic growth "largely a cyclical development," the 36-member Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) identifies five "structural reform priorities" to give economic growth ...
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US Lags in Giving Young Americans 21st Century Skills

No one can argue that technological progress hasn't changed the lives of billions of people around the world. Rather than slowing down, the pace of technological change appears to be ...
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Why Mexico’s Economic Growth Is Expected to Slow

In March, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its interim global economic outlook through 2020. The forecast for the United States called for the economy to rise ...
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Trade in Fake Goods Now 3.3% of World Trade and Rising

Recent trends in counterfeit and pirated goods point to a steadily rising tide. Those goods now consist of 3.3% of global trade, according to a new report by the Organization ...
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Global Growth Rate May Have Died

After a years-long recovery from the Great Recession, the impressive rate of improvement may have peaked. And there is a danger that the pace could turn the other way. The ...
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More Than Half of Global Trade Riddled With Bribery

Just seven of 44 countries included in a recent study take active enforcement measures against bribing foreign officials. These 44 countries account for approximately 65% of the world's exports and ...
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US Problem: Can a Country Without Wage Growth Continue to Grow?

A new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report titled "OECD Employment Outlook 2018" makes a point that has been made elsewhere. While U.S. unemployment is at historic lows, wage ...
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OECD Says US Economic Outlook Strong With Serious Risks on the Horizon

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Wednesday released its 2018 Economic Survey of the United States. The survey offers a robust near-term outlook, but it notes as ...
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Risks Might Overshadow Sunny Outlook for World Economy

According to the latest economic outlook from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the global economy is seeing stronger growth as the result of a recovery in trade, ...
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OECD Boosts US, Eurozone and Global Growth Expectations for 2018 and 2019

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released its interim economic outlook for global growth for 2018 and 2019. While stronger growth is being called for, it does ...
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Drugs, Alcohol, Suicide Causes of Low US Life Expectancy

The average life expectancy for residents of the 30 developed countries that comprise the Organization for Economic and Community Development (OECD) is 80.3 years. The life expectancy for a U.S. ...
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OECD Sees Global Growth Hitting 7-Year High

The global growth story continues. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is reporting that the global economy is on pace to have the best year of growth since ...
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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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