Poorer regions struggling to catch up, says OECD

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150 words According to the latest OECD report published today and titled OECD Regional Outlook 2014, poorer regions are struggling to catch up in advanced economies. Half of the 34 OECD countries have seen the income gap between their best-off and ...

Will MEADS military program be terminated?

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270 words According to a report drafted by KPMG, it would be premature for the German government to decide on the continuation of MEADS missile defense system’s development, considering that such a decision could be costly and counterproductive. Germany is currently ...

Cameron and growth, a winning combination for 2015

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145 words For the first time since March 2012, the Conservatives could win the general election in May 2015. Credited by a YouGov poll of 35% of the vote against 34% for Ed Miliband’s Labour party and 14% for Nigel Farage’s ...

Oil tumbles, strong tensions on price in OPEC

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210 words « OPEC appears to be gearing up for a price war, » according to a report by Commerzbank in Frankfurt, which is why « oil prices remain under pressure which will likely continue as oil demand forecasts continue to ...

Eurozone on the brink of a financial disaster?

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199 words Former French prime minister and possible candidate of the center-right party UMP for the 2017 presidential election, Francois Fillon, expressed his « concern » that France could be « on the verge of a serious financial accident that could ...

Economic crisis for all, even for the BRICS

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217 words In early 2014, the forecast for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) insisted on economic growth’s slowdown and continuing growth’s geographic shift toward peripheral countries. Rather a symbolic change yet significant, analysts said that one will ...