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Business Latest: Has America given up?

 

HAS AMERICA GIVEN UP?: Fewer Americans are working—or trying to work. Reversing this trend has to be a priority for the next administration, says Wharton Prof. Joao Gomes. Read more

RUSSIANS TO WESTERN BUSINESSES: EVERYTHING’S JUST FINE: In the midst of huge capital outflows that have already in 2014 surpassed their total for all of 2013, the Russian government is trying to reassure foreign companies, both European and American, that everything is fine despite geopolitical turmoil of its own making. This says nothing good about the Russian economic outlook, and if Russia is this worried, it also indicates that its adventures in Ukraine may have hit their high-water mark. Read more

PUTIN ADMITS CRIMEA INVOLVEMENT: Russian President Vladimir Putin has for the first time admitted that Russian forces were present in Crimea before its annexation last month, while also warning Europe over gas supply. Read more

STOCKS MOSTLY UP ON EARNINGS; BEST WEEK FOR S&P 500 SINCE JULY: Read more

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Business Latest: Has America given up?