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The amount of retail sales continued to climb in August, but some sectors are still struggling.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 10:28 am
Some 62% reported commuting to work last week, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 10:15 pm
The Road Haulage Association says there was "no clarity" on border checks after the transition period.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 9:04 pm
Bank of England says a no-deal Brexit is another risk as it keeps interest rates at historic low.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 1:45 pm
The country saw early success in keeping out the virus, but strict measures have taken a toll.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 9:47 am
The head of the US central bank says interest rates could be near zero for at least three years.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 9:14 pm
The UK inflation rate fell sharply to 0.2% as Eat Out to Help Out scheme pushed down restaurant prices.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 3:32 pm
Many workers can expect a "miserable Christmas" without targeted support for employers, Unite says.
Posted: September 16, 2020, 1:36 pm
Two young businessmen who started their ventures when they were at school share their advice on how to sustain your business during the pandemic.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 11:08 pm
Chancellor Rishi Sunak says he is looking for "creative" solutions as unemployment hits a two-year high.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 5:45 pm
The Labour leader also warns of the "scarring effect" of "mass unemployment" on communities.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 11:27 am
The region's economy will shrink 0.7% in 2020 but rebound next year, says the Asian Development Bank.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 5:39 am
Instead of inventing a job support scheme for the pandemic, Germany already had one oven-ready.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 11:02 pm
All the adults in the Coombes family from Liverpool have lost jobs due to coronavirus.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 11:01 pm
The head of the Trades Union Congress is warning that time is running out to prevent job losses.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 12:51 pm
Employers are notifying the government of job cuts at twice the level seen in 2009.
Posted: September 13, 2020, 11:02 pm
The former Google boss explains why the US risks lagging behind China when it comes to innovation.
Posted: September 11, 2020, 9:31 pm
Time is running short for the UK and EU to agree a new trade when the transition period ends on 31 December.
Posted: September 8, 2020, 11:23 am
In India, as schools closed during the Covid-19 lockdown, many villages turned to "barter classes".
Posted: September 5, 2020, 11:00 pm
As the UK copes with being in a recession, how does it compare with the recession in the 1980s?
Posted: August 31, 2020, 11:13 pm
The pandemic will cost the government hundreds of billions of pounds. Where will it all come from?
Posted: August 11, 2020, 4:17 pm
The world of work is changing thanks to Covid-19 - which sectors are hiring and which are struggling?
Posted: August 11, 2020, 8:50 am
Covid-19 has hit the annual Hajj and with no international pilgrims, many firms both in Saudi and abroad are suffering.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:12 pm
The government can retrain and support people, but are there the jobs to provide employment?
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:11 pm
What are negative interest rates, and how could they work in favour of consumers?
Posted: July 22, 2020, 11:04 pm
Exhibitions stands maker Symbiosis says it needs the government to say when the exhibition sector can reopen.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 11:01 pm
Landlords are hoping cleaner, more convenient and more intelligent offices will tempt back workers.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 11:06 pm
The Bank of England has unveiled new measures to stimulate the economy. How do they work?
Posted: June 18, 2020, 11:33 am
Is Ampthill in Bedfordshire still cash-dependent or ready to become a contactless town?
Posted: June 17, 2020, 1:02 pm
The town of Newquay, which depends on tourism and hospitality, has been hit hard by the lockdown.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 4:01 pm
Norwich Market was voted the best of its type in its 2019 industry awards.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 1:15 pm

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Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:35 pm
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:24 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
Corporate insiders at US companies have dumped $5.7 billion of stock this month, the highest in any September in the past decade, according to TrimTabs.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:42 pm
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Posted: September 26, 2018, 3:49 pm
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Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
US companies have piled on a record-setting $6.3 trillion of debt.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:40 am
The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 am
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Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 pm
Liquified natural gas is a fast-growing industry, and China's retaliatory tariffs will hurt.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:05 pm
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Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Premier Li Keqiang said China "will never go down the path of stimulating exports by devaluing its currency."
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:26 am
One in four professional investors are bracing for global growth to slow in the next year, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 5:56 pm
As the US government steps up its trade offensive, business leaders in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing in the future.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:14 pm
Rising interest rates, along with trade wars, have sparked a stampede out of Turkey, Argentina and other emerging markets.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:17 pm
The implosion of Lehman Brothers -- and the mayhem it unleashed -- was the most terrifying moment for business and the US economy since the Great Depression.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:13 pm
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm

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