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Iran’s exports of fuel and petrochemicals have exploded in recent years despite strict US sanctions, leaving Iran in a good position to quickly increase sales to Asia and Europe if Washington lifts its restrictions, business sources and officials have said. . The United States imposed sanctions on Iran’s oil and gas industry in 2018 to …

DURHAM, North Carolina – During the economic recovery that lasted a decade after the Great Recession, black households lost far more wealth than white families, regardless of class or occupation, according to new research from the Samuel DuBois Cook Center for Social Equity at Duke University. Notably, while most other groups experienced an economic recovery …

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Teachers and public school staff returning to class in August fueled another impressive month of job gains in California, as officials said on Friday the state added 104,300 jobs additional as part of its march to erase an unprecedented pandemic employment deficit. Government jobs accounted for nearly 45% of all job …

Americans continued to spend at a sustained pace over the past month in the face of rising covid-19 infections, although much of this has been done online and not in restaurants or other areas of the world. US economy besieged by the arrival of the delta variant. Seasonally adjusted retail sales rose 0.7% in August …

September 18, 2021 NOT.IT IDEA The unfair distribution of looting in the modern economy is now part of public discourse in a prosperous world. One of the most common villains is the rising class of wealth owners who live on capital income rather than hard-earned wages. This is an explanation disseminated by Thomas Piketty in …

PITTSBURG, KS – According to demographics from the U.S. Bureau of the Census and other sources, Pittsburg has grown significantly over the past two years – and the numbers keep rising. Recently released estimates from the 2020 census show that Pittsburg’s population grew 2.4% in 2020, up 475 people since 2019. The news follows another …

Black Americans “stay in the van” of the nation’s economy train Bernard Anderson, chief economic adviser to the National Urban League, warns that “a high rate of job creation generated by monetary policy will not close the racial employment gap.” Black Americans “stay in the van” of the nation’s economy train Racial discrimination plays a …

More than a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in Bloomington are struggling to fill shifts, hire employees and retain workers already in place. Local businesses have been forced to adapt to this new uncertainty. Restaurants like the Village Deli have temporarily closed while businesses like Pourhouse Cafe and Darn Good Soup …

By Jeff Elder Examiner editor This Labor Day weekend, one of the biggest economic stories in the world takes place in San Francisco. The odd-job economy is headquartered here, and the struggle for a fair wage for its workers takes place in courtrooms, elections and the streets. Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash are clustered together on …

(Bloomberg) – Australia’s economy grew faster than expected in the last quarter as households used their savings to increase spending, underscoring the central bank’s view that the country has entered a new lockdown with strong dynamic. Gross domestic product rose 0.7% in the three months to June compared to the previous quarter, when it rose …