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The real measures of growth are making a former Obama aide ‘a lot more bearish’

The unemployment rate is at a 16-year low and the major stock indexes are scrape the sky — but the former Labour Secretary Seth Harris says he has reason to doubt the strength of the labor market.

“For me, the big number is the wages, the real wage is always the same,” said Harris, who served during the Obama administration.

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Consumer sentiment hits lowest level since November

The attitude of the consumer is tarnished in June, as U.S. consumer confidence slipped to a seven-month low, a new report showed on Friday, but still rising slightly above economists ‘ expectations.

U.S. consumer sentiment fell to 95.1 in June, a decline of 2.1 percent from may and the lowest level since November of 2016.

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Economy slowed less than expected in Q1, on a rise in spending and jump in exports

The U.S. economy slowed less in the first quarter than originally estimated expenditure due to unexpectedly higher consumer and a larger jump in exports.

Gross domestic product rose 1.4 percent annual rate instead of the 1.2 percent pace, the last month reported, said the Commerce Department in its final assessment on Thursday.

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Fed’s Williams sees advanced economies stuck in low growth mode

To find the Central banks in the United States and other advanced economies themselves stuck with slow growth in the long term, unless the financial authorities to do something decisive to turn things around, a U.S. Central banker warned on Tuesday.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance scraps plans to buy Rite Aid

Global pharmacy giant Walgreens Boots Alliance, declined to buy his plans, the American rivals of Rite Aid.

To buy instead, Walgreens has agreed 2,186 Rite Aid stores and several distribution centers for $5.2 billion ($4bn).

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Global beauty price gap revealed

Country star Dolly Parton once said of her appearance, “it costs a lot of money to look cheap”.

But style can full your look, if you want to take care of yourself, you will find yourself shelling out a lot of money, like Dolly.

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Is a peace scholarship worth pursuing?

“What, drawn and talk of peace! I hate to use the word.” And with that, Act One, Scene One, Tybalt, the violent “Prince of Cats” in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a fight that may have been avoided to begin.

A journalist with more than 13 years of experience, for stories of terror, violence, participation in the inquests, the implementation of death knocks and the focus on the emerging field of “trauma journalism”, it came to a point last year when I was ready to take a step back and deep dive into the world of peace and conflict research, came to the walls, every bit of storytelling that I did.

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Ford, Nissan, GM, Toyota report April US sales declines

Ford, Nissan, General Motors and Toyota all reported U.S. sales declines in April, strong signs that the demand for cars, trucks and SUV starts to slow, after seven years of growth.

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