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US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

WASHINGTON — Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. That conclusion, one held by a growing number of economists, might surprise many people. After all, in the five ...

US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

Applications are a proxy for layoffs. When employers hold onto their workers, it's a sign of potential income gains, increased hiring and confidence that the economy will grow. The recent drop-off in unemployment benefit applications point to a substantial ...

Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession

NEW YORK — Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. Employers in the U.S. are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the late 1990s and the economy finally looks ready to expand at a healthy rate.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller. As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers. Which is why applications for unemployment ...

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Economy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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An economy or economic system consists of the production, distribution or trade, and consumption of limited goods and services by different agents in a given ...

CNN Money | Economy

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Breaking news on the economy, inflation, growth domestic product (GDP), nation's debt and financial news, as well as coverage on health care, the energy sector and more.

Economy | Define Economy at

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economy (ɪˈkɒnəmɪ) —n, pl-mies: 1. careful management of resources to avoid unnecessary expenditure or waste; thrift: 2. a means or instance of this; saving

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IMF cuts U.S. 2014 growth forecast to 1.7 percent. WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said it expects the U.S. economy to grow 1.7 percent in ...