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Jobs report shows Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:25:18 GMT2016-12-02T20:25:18Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. jobs report on Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor....

Unemployment drops for black Americans and high school grads

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:59:57 GMT2016-12-02T17:59:57Z


Where Americans found jobs: Offices, clinics, construction

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:18:10 GMT2016-12-02T16:18:10Z


Spain raises taxes to try to meet EU deficit target

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:31:36 GMT2016-12-02T15:31:36Z

MADRID (AP) -- Spain's conservative government says it hopes to bring in an extra 7.5 billion euros ($8 billion) in taxes to help bring down its budget deficit next year to close to the 3 percent level permitted by the European Union....

Egypt raises tariffs up to 60 percent for imported goods

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:13:07 GMT2016-12-01T19:13:07Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's president has imposed a second increase of tariffs on hundreds of imported products....

Iraq hopes OPEC deal will help cover its massive war costs

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:02:46 GMT2016-12-01T17:02:46Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The government of Iraq is hoping that a new OPEC deal will help the war-weary country generate enough revenue to help pay for its costly, 2-year-old fight against the Islamic State group....

US factories expanded for third straight month in November

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:36:58 GMT2016-12-01T15:36:58Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American factories expanded for the third straight month in November, another good sign for the American economy....

Eurozone unemployment rate edges down further

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:54:15 GMT2016-12-01T10:54:15Z

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The unemployment rate in the 19-country eurozone edged down further in October, to 9.8 percent from 9.9 percent the previous month....

Putin picks new economy minister to replace Ulyukayev

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:36:14 GMT2016-11-30T13:36:14Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian news agencies are reporting that President Vladimir Putin has appointed Deputy Finance Minister Maxim Oreshkin to take over the economic development ministry, replacing an official who is facing corruption charges....

Hoping to preserve democracy, Tunisia woos foreign investors

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:01:31 GMT2016-11-29T18:01:31Z

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- International investors pledged billions of dollars on Tuesday as the Tunisian government tries to drum up funds at an investment conference to keep its young democracy from falling into economic collapse....