Posts Tagged ‘decline’

U.S. adds just 96,000 jobs in August as more people give up job hunting

The U.S. non-farm sector added 96,000 new jobs in August, widely missing estimates although the unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent compared to July’s 8.3%, according to a Labor Department report released on Friday. The two-tenths of a percent decline in the unemployment rate, however, was a result of more people leaving the labor force. […]

UK manufacturing continues slide in July

UK manufacturing data continues its decline as orders for new export products tanked, signalling that the economy could expect further weakening in the third quarter. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

UK economy wtill in recession as decline extends to nine straight months

For the second straight quarter this year, the UK economy declined, according to official data released Wednesday. This raised questions on the government’s austerity policies to lift the economy out of recession. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Thailand’s exports down as demand continues to fall in EU, U.S.

Thailand exports fell by 3.7 percent last month, marking the fifth decline in six months. Economists had predicted a 3 percent increase. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Eurozone private sector manufacturing and services shrank more in April

The eurozone saw it private sector contract sharply in April by one of its sharpest falls in nearly three years and its steepest decline since October, London-based Markit Economics said Friday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Palestine Exchange to list its own shares

The Media Line Staff Palestinian Territory David Rosenberg / The Med – The Palestine Exchange (PEX), which makes a market for shares in 46 local companies with a combined market capitalization of $ 2.9 billion, is on its way to becoming a publicly traded stock itself. Shares in the PEX will begin trading on the […]

Jobless Claims Rise Slightly For the Week

The Labor Department said applications for first-time unemployment payouts increased, but the four-week average showed a decline. View full post on Business Stories

U.S. home prices in broad-based decline

U.S. home prices fell in 19 of 20 major cities in October, suggesting that the foreclosure crisis is still overhanging the country’s sputtering housing recovery. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Plunging Foreign Reserves Pose New Threat to Egypt

The Media Line Staff Cairo, Egypt (The Media Line) – Egypt’s political and economic clocks are running on dangerously different speeds: While Egyptians make repeat visits to the polls over the next three months to elect a new government and debate the future of their country under Islamist rule, the country’s foreign currency reserves are […]

U.S. stocks decline as August jobs data upsets

Jupiter Kalambakal – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stock futures in Wall Street continued to drop Friday morning, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index down for a second day after a Labor Department report revealing job generation flatlined in August. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 146 points at […]