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Economic Growth

UK Economic Growth Higher Than Estimated

The growth of the UK economy through the second quarter of the year was slightly more pronounced than was previously believed, it has been revealed. Previously, growth was estimated at…

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Osborne’s 2013 Budget – A Summary

State of the economy The Chancellor’s budget revealed some highs and lows regarding the current state of the UK economy. Primarily, Osborne announced that the growth forecast for this year…

Investors Spirits Ironically Fade as U.S. Central Banks Give Positive Outlook on Economy

Investors have been particularly nervous about a number of economic shortcomings over the past few months. The Greek debt crisis and a potential slowdown of the global economy have presented…

Housing Market in London Continues to Climb While Rest of Country Slumps

The housing market continues to struggle for improvement throughout the country. While property values for the richest members of society continue to increase, other home prices are struggling to even…

Changes to Annuities Could Increase Pensions by 20%

The Association for British Insurers has recently proposed a number of changes to the way annuity providers would go about paying claims. If these new reforms are implemented, citizens nearing…

Concerns Over Economic Growth for Young Adults

The youngest members of the workforce are struggling the hardest in the new economy. The youth unemployment rate is the highest among all age groups in most countries around the…

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UK Economists Concerned as American Economic Data Slows

As the nations of the developed world face an ever greater chance of a renewed recession, they hold out hope that some nations will be able to stand against the…

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European Stocks Increase Over Positive Bond Auction

As the debt crisis has been causing a number of worries to investors, their eyes have been on the borrowing costs. Lower borrowing costs are always welcome and considered a…

More Younger Citizens Forced into Renting

More younger citizens are being forced to live into rented housing, a report from the Resolution Foundation found. The increase is due to a number of factors, including high youth…

Graduates Without Work Experience Have Difficulty Finding Employment

There was a time when people believed a college degree was the ticket to success. That has changed significantly in the past couple of years, according to a report by…