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BBC News - Economy

Firms have made more than 130,000 loan enquires, but fewer than 1,000 had been approved.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 7:00 am
The impact of the virus on the UK economy has been analysed by the UK's official number crunchers.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 11:01 pm
US President Donald Trump says he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to strike a deal in the next few days.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 10:16 pm
Key maps and charts explain how the virus has impacted markets and businesses around the world.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 3:18 pm
More than 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week as the coronavirus spreads.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 3:12 pm
An actress and a commercial sales leader talk about making the switch to working in a supermarket.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 11:02 pm
Officials say the benefit system is coping despite unprecedented demand due to pandemic.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 9:56 pm
Despite government help, almost 20% of UK firms are unlikely to get the money they need to survive.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 1:13 pm
The increase has been welcomed by unions and takes the hourly pay for people aged 25 and over to £8.72.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:01 pm
The Dow Jones and FTSE 100 have fallen more than 20% since the start of the year.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 9:12 pm
"Significant economic pain seems unavoidable in all countries”, the World Bank warns.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:30 am
Lenders are cutting back on loans, unless borrowers have a huge deposit or plenty of equity.
Posted: March 31, 2020, 11:05 am
Government advice to "postpone a move if at all possible" amid the coronavirus outbreak has left many plans in flux.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:54 am
With the coronavirus lockdown bringing normal nightlife to an end, some enterprising DJs are going online.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 12:16 am
"Use it or lose it" annual leave rules scrapped for essential workers needed to combat coronavirus.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 3:25 pm
The self-employed will be paid up to £2,500 a month to help them cope with the coronavirus crisis.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 8:30 pm
The number of people in the US seeking jobless benefits jumped to nearly 3.3 million last week.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 3:41 pm
The largest government economic stimulus in US history is approved, despite a last-minute row.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 8:13 am
Julie Davis is a ride-share driver in the virus hotspot of Seattle - watch her emotional video diary.
Posted: March 25, 2020, 2:37 pm
Pharmacists are asking people not to stockpile drugs as many report a threefold increase in footfall.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 9:20 am
Workplace consultant Guenaelle Watson gives seven tips for better video meetings.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 12:51 am
The Prodrive Motorsport company it switching its factory to ventilators
Posted: March 23, 2020, 2:05 pm
Auctions have been around for centuries, but underpin the success of many internet giants today.
Posted: March 18, 2020, 12:02 am
The streets of America's largest city, New York, are empty as business grinds to a halt.
Posted: March 18, 2020, 12:01 am
Technology is making it easier for music artists in Malawi to create and release work to audiences.
Posted: February 20, 2020, 11:46 am
As the Irish parliament convenes to try to choose its new leader, concerns about inequality linger.
Posted: February 20, 2020, 12:27 am
Fishing looks like being the first big argument of the UK's trade negotiations with the EU.
Posted: February 8, 2020, 3:03 pm
Could the Canada-EU trade deal be a model for the UK's relationship with the EU after Brexit?
Posted: February 3, 2020, 2:02 pm
Inevitably, it will have economic consequences. But how severe and how far will they spread?
Posted: January 26, 2020, 1:05 am
Experts predict a short-lived burst of pent-up activity in the housing market - but not price rises.
Posted: January 3, 2020, 10:13 pm
Experts say that looking at past wars in Iraq to see what oil will do next is folly. Here is why.
Posted: January 3, 2020, 10:01 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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