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How to spot a bubble

With a massive debt bubble and soaring stock market, a major global financial crisis is looming.This week, the European Central Bank warned of an impending “catastrophic” crisis, and China’s central bank said it would take drastic measures if necessary.In the meantime, the world economy has begun to rebound.The Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen nearly

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Which Economies Are The Best for Manufacturing?

The U.S. manufacturing sector is among the best performers in the world.But there are many countries that can do more.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) The Washington Post / AP / The Washington Department of Labor

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Spanish economy is ‘recovering’ but jobs are still not coming in

ESSAJES — The Spanish economy “recovers” from the financial crisis of 2008-09, but unemployment is still “unacceptably high,” according to a new study released by the Institute for Economics and Peace.The study, which analyzed data from Spanish government, economic and other institutions, found that unemployment in Spain has decreased in recent years, but that the

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How to help Puerto Rico recover from the economic storm

It has been a rough week for Puerto Rico’s residents.And as of Friday, the island was still without power, a major economic setback that has put its finances in jeopardy.As Puerto Rico prepares to recover from Hurricane Maria, it has lost one of the most important sources of economic growth, the tourism industry, according to