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IBEC predicts almost 3% growth for Irish economy

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IBEC predicts almost 3% growth for Irish economy

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Up to 50,000 jobs are expected to be created in Ireland by the end of 2014, according to IBEC.IBEC has revised upwards its GDP growth projection to 2.9%.Its quarterly economic outlook shows the economy gaining momentum, estimating a 22% increase this year.The Business group says unemployment will fall to 11% by 2015.Fergal O' Brien, Chief Economist with IBEC, says the Government needs to implement policy changes to ensure recovery happens right across the country.

Unemployment in the country fell to 4.1 percent in the 4th quarter last year.

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Saturday, 05 April 2014 13:49 The unemployment rate has fallen to 4.1 percent in the 4th quarter of last year. The overall unemployment for females during this period was 6.4 percent while it was 2.8 percent for male.  Meanwhile the estimated economically active population in the country was about 8.7 million in the 4th quarter of 2013. Of this number 64.6 percent were males and 35.4 percent were females. The total number of employed persons in Sri Lanka was 8.

Robert Samuelson: A permanent economic slowdown?

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Robert Samuelson: A permanent economic slowdown?

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WASHINGTON — You might compare the U.S. economy to someone who's recovering from a serious illness. At first, everyone hopes the patient will return to normal. Then it's gradually realized that the patient suffered permanent damage and will never be the same. So, perhaps, with the economy. Since the Great Recession, the premise has been that the economy would ultimately recover in full.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Reports March 2014 Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 6.7 Percent While Adding 192,000 Jobs

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Last Updated on Saturday, 05 April 2014 04:23 April 4, 2014 - Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 192,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment grew in professional and business services, in health care, and in mining and logging. Household Survey Data In March, the number of unemployed persons was essentially unchanged at 10.5 million, and the unemployment rate held at 6.7 percent.

N.S. jobless rate up with job losses

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Date : 05 Nisan  2014 Cumartesi - 01:04, Category : Business The best source of local news in Nova Scotia, featuring articles from The Chronicle Herald, breaking news, sports, entertainment, business, national news, international news, weather. N.S.

Friday, April 4, 2014

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An Open letter to Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of LaborDear Secretary Perez:Raising the minimum wage is a formula for causing unemployment among the least-skilled members of society. The higher wages are, the higher costs of production are. The higher costs of production are, the higher prices are. The higher prices are, the smaller are the quantities of goods and services demanded and the number of workers employed in producing them.

TREASURIES-U.S. bond yields dip after jobs data

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Fri Apr 4, 2014 10:22am EDT * U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose by 192,000 in March * U.S. unemployment rate unchanged at 6.7 pct* Medium-term Treasuries yields see biggest dipBy Sam ForgioneNEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasuries yields dipped Friday after an employment report for March came in slightly lower than economists expected, leading medium-term yields to fall the most as fears eased of an early hike in interest rates by the Federal Reserve.

Canada's jobless rate falls to 6.9 per cent in March

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Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press Published Friday, April 4, 2014 8:37AM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 4, 2014 9:02AM EDT OTTAWA -- Canada's economy showed signs of thawing out from a long, bitter winter last month, churning out an unexpectedly high 42,900 net new jobs that helped shave the unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent -- matching a post-recession low.

Pattie Lovett-Reid: How to land a summer job

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Pattie Lovett-Reid, chief financial commentator, CTV News Published Friday, April 4, 2014 7:22AM EDT Last Updated Friday, April 4, 2014 7:38AM EDT This is a timely chat with youth unemployment stubbornly high - so before you even graduate it is all about building your resume.The goal is to build a resume in an effort to stand out from the crowd and this summer if you can't find paid employment don't be idle and kick back take control.

Canadian economy creates 42,900 new jobs as jobless rate dips to 6.9 per cent

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By Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press on April 4, 2014. OTTAWA – Canada’s economy showed signs of thawing out from a long, bitter winter last month, churning out an unexpectedly high 42,900 net new jobs that helped shave the unemployment rate to 6.9 per cent – matching a post-recession low. The Canadian jobs gain, although mostly part-time, was about double what economists had anticipated and more than wipes out February’s 7,000 dip.