Politic > Economy

Vaccine Costs to Strain India's Already Creaking State Budgets

48 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

The world's worst coronavirus outbreak is set to stretch the already strained budgets of Indian states, making it more costly to borrow just when they need the money to cushion...
Read more ...

Biden pressed to send clear message on economy as warning signs flash

Biden pressed to send clear message on economy as warning signs flash

17 hours ago   |   Politico

The Biden administration is taking pains to explain to Americans where the country is headed as the economy spits out anxiety-inducing data on prices and jobs. But it's...
Read more ...

Government partnership with big business created the internet and cell phones - an economist says it can deliver a new generation of innovations, too

Government partnership with big business created the internet and cell phones - an economist says it can deliver a new generation of innovations, too

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When you trim away all the complications and high-minded theories, the single mission statement of an economy under capitalism is to grow. We say an...
Read more ...

Poland Plans EU-Funded Boost to Revive Pandemic-Sapped Economy

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg


Read more ...

Virginia GOP nominee's independence from Trump up for debate

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - If Glenn Youngkin was looking to pivot back to the political center after winning the GOP's nomination for governor in Virginia, Donald Trump made it a...
Read more ...

Democrats Delivered Real Relief With American Rescue Plan, Record Low Jobless Claims Signal Help Is Here

2 days ago   |   DCCC

Jobless claims at lowest level since pandemic thanks to passage of American Rescue Plan Today, the U.S. Labor Department reported that in the last week, unemployment claims...
Read more ...

Republicans Are High on Colonial Pipeline's Fumes

2 days ago   |   The New Republic

“The Colonial Pipeline crisis shows that we need more American energy to fuel our economy, not less.” So tweeted Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, shortly after a cyberattack...
Read more ...

Moore: Trump set country up for economic recovery

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The U.S. economy peaked in late 2019 at $21 trillion. We are now remarkably 98% back to where we were before the terrible COVID-19 pandemic slammed these shores 14 months ago...
Read more ...

US jobless claims fall to 473K as more GOP governors bar aid

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer...
Read more ...

Brazil's Currency to Strengthen With Reforms, Economy Chief Says

3 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil's real will strengthen and the economy will beat expectations this year as privatizations, investment and structural reforms turn a cyclical rebound into a sustained...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Microsoft Probed Bill Gates' Past Affair With Employee Before He Left Board

Microsoft Probed Bill Gates' Past Affair With Employee Before He Left Board

Gates said he left his post on the Microsoft board in 2020 to focus on philanthropy. Read more ...

Calls mount for Gaza-Israel cease-fire, greater US efforts

U.N. Security Council diplomats and Muslim foreign ministers convened emergency weekend meetings to demand a stop to civilian bloodshed as Israeli warplanes carried out the... Read more ...

Hong Kong's Lai to Plead Guilty in Protest Case; Assets Frozen

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, veteran activist Albert Ho and eight others will plead guilty in a protest-related trial beginning on Monday, as authorities in the Asian... Read more ...

Refineries Handed Lifeline in Australia on Fuel Security Risk

The Australian government has stepped in to rescue the country's two remaining refineries with a A$2 billion package it said will safeguard fuel security. Read more ...

Taiwan Races to Avert Lockdown, Save Covid Success Story

Taiwan is facing hundreds of untraceable infections after a year of being one of the biggest success stories of Covid-19 containment, raising the prospect that the pathogen has... Read more ...

Vaccine Costs to Strain India's Already Creaking State Budgets

The world's worst coronavirus outbreak is set to stretch the already strained budgets of Indian states, making it more costly to borrow just when they need the money to cushion... Read more ...

World Demands Gaza Cease-Fire as Netanyahu Vows to Press On

The U.S. joined other world powers in calling for an end to violence in Israel and the Gaza Strip, as pressure grows on President Joe Biden to take a clearer stand after more... Read more ...

Peru Presidential Candidates Virtually Tied in Ipsos Mock Vote

Read more ...

South Africa's Eskom to Implement Power Cuts After Plants Fail

Read more ...

Big vaccine makers reject offers to help produce more

Several drugmakers say they have capacity to help produce millions of doses. Read more ...