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BBC News - Economy

The dollar falls as the weaker-than-expected data raises expectations of a cut in US interest rates.
Posted: June 7, 2019, 2:43 pm
The eurozone's largest economy has its growth forecast cut sharply by the country's central bank.
Posted: June 7, 2019, 2:01 pm
The government has brought in experts to make up for a lack of staff, the National Audit Office says.
Posted: June 7, 2019, 6:16 am
How debit cards have replaced cash as the most popular way to pay in the UK - in graphics.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 11:07 pm
Regulators approve rules to make it easier for carriers to stop millions of automated calls.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 9:08 pm
A major report charts the drop in cash use, but 1.9 million people still deal primarily in notes and coins.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 11:59 am
Negotiations will continue, but the US president says there has been "not nearly enough" progress.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 12:46 am
The European Commission recommends that legal action be launched against Italy over its growing debt.
Posted: June 5, 2019, 11:18 pm
This house is so well insulated it only needs solar power to heat it, and can even hide you from zombies.
Posted: June 4, 2019, 11:13 pm
Beauty chain Sephora are closing stores across the US in order to give staff diversity training.
Posted: June 4, 2019, 11:04 pm
A look at how businesses in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya fared during the month of Ramadan.
Posted: June 4, 2019, 6:57 pm
President Trump told reporters in London that tariffs on Mexican imports will go ahead next week.
Posted: June 4, 2019, 3:43 pm
A pilot by supermarket chain Waitrose aims to get shoppers using less plastic packaging. Emma Simpson reports.
Posted: June 3, 2019, 11:19 pm
Entrepreneur Gerald Manu explains the hardships of starting a fashion brand at school.
Posted: June 3, 2019, 12:30 am
The hopes for a resurgent Brazilian economy have receded since the election of Jair Bolsonaro.
Posted: May 26, 2019, 11:06 pm
Evan Davis explains how the field of economics is asking itself some tough questions.
Posted: May 22, 2019, 1:33 am
The bicycle ushered in a manufacturing revolution as well as a social one, and is doing so again.
Posted: April 29, 2019, 11:11 pm
The relationship between bees, honey and apple trees offers surprising insights about financial markets.
Posted: April 2, 2019, 11:03 pm
The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth.
Posted: February 26, 2019, 11:11 am
Are US tariffs on Spanish olives a pretext for a bigger challenge to world trade?
Posted: February 21, 2019, 12:32 am

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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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