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nytimes.com - Raja Abdulrahim - Under Israeli Bombs, a Wartime Economy Emerges in Gaza
Under Israeli Bombs, a Wartime Economy Emerges in Gaza
The New York Times

On tables and desks from schools turned shelters, wartime vendors lined a street, selling used clothes, baby formula, canned food and the rare batch of homemade cookies. In some cases, entire aid parcels — still emblazoned with the flags of…

omaha.com - Jeremy Turley Flatwater Free Press - Spurred by finance and insurance industry, Omaha's economy is growing quickly
Spurred by finance and insurance industry, Omaha's economy is growing quickly
Omaha World-Herald

By one measure, the fastest-growing economy among the nation's largest counties isn't in Texas, Florida or any of the other usual big dogs. In 2022, as the nation emerged from a pandemic, Douglas County's gross domestic product grew 9.2% —…

newsweek.com - Micah McCartney - Population crises threaten Asia's economic juggernauts
Population crises threaten Asia's economic juggernauts
Newsweek

East Asia's four largest economies are threatened with a declining population, threatening their long-term competitiveness. Reversing this trend through increased births seems unlikely given how the region's fertility rates are trending, University…

foxnews.com - Peter Aitken - Argentina's Milei shuts up critics with miracle turnaround of economy, strong security policies
Argentina's Milei shuts up critics with miracle turnaround of economy, strong security policies
Fox News

President Javier Milei of Argentina continues to stun his critics with an economy that has outperformed expectations and continues along an ambitious path for national security, including pursuit of a NATO global partnership. 'The fact that you…

zerohedge.com - When Ideological Bubbles Trump Economic Thinking
When Ideological Bubbles Trump Economic Thinking
Zero Hedge

Sometimes smart people make remarkably naïve or deeply problematic comments because their view of the world has been molded by narrow ideology, reinforced by significant consensus in their social circles. Recently Esther Duflo, a Nobel prize…

boardingarea.com - Kevincm - Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond (16th May) - Economy Class & Beyond
Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond (16th May) - Economy Class & Beyond
BoardingArea

It's the end of another week, where I've discovered I hate lifting crates, filling them and everything to do with office moves. And it's still following me. It must be time for Last Week at Economy Class and Beyond. We're all pawns, no matter how…

foreignpolicy.com - Edward Alden - The Man Who Would Help Trump Upend the Global Economy
The Man Who Would Help Trump Upend the Global Economy
Foreign Policy

For nearly a decade, U.S. trade policy has been remade in the image of a single man: Robert Lighthizer. As President Donald Trump's trade representative, he turned the United States away from six decades of support for a rules-based, multilateral…

theborneopost.com - Mariah Doksil - Blue economy experts to meet in Sabah
Blue economy experts to meet in Sabah
Borneo Post Online

KOTA KINABALU (May 18): The Sabah International Blue Economy Conference (SIBEC) will be held in September this year, said Sabah Maju Jaya Secretariat (SSMJ) Chief Operating Officer Ramlee Kariah. Speaking to reporters at the SSMJ Media Appreciation…

aljazeera.com - Justin Salhani - Lebanon's economic crisis endures, as does the EU's 'fear' of refugees
Lebanon's economic crisis endures, as does the EU's 'fear' of refugees
Al Jazeera

Lebanon and the Lebanese people are still suffering a debilitating economic crisis that has gripped the country since 2019. The pound has plummeted to less than 10 percent of its value before the crisis, savings have disappeared both in terms of…

republicworld.com - Business Desk - More Indians are travelling than ever before: Mastercard Economics Institute on travel in 2024
More Indians are travelling than ever before: Mastercard Economics Institute on travel in 2024
Republic World

Travel trends 2024: The first three months of 2024 have registered 97 million passengers traveling through Indian airports for both international and domestic trips. As of March 2024, domestic travel surged by 21 per cent compared to 2019, while…

express.co.uk - Jasmine Birtles - Germany's sick man of Europe economy 'could pull the plug on the EU'
Germany's sick man of Europe economy 'could pull the plug on the EU'
Express.co.uk

Olaf Scholz has been criticised for his stewardship of the economy Germany's self-inflicted economic problems have been much in the news in the last couple of years. Having eschewed cheap fossil fuels for ‘green' energy sources, the…

theepochtimes.com - Naveen Athrappully - High-Income Shoppers Flocking to Walmart Amid Economic Inflation
High-Income Shoppers Flocking to Walmart Amid Economic Inflation
The Epoch Times

Walmart reported strong revenue growth in the most recent quarter, with executives revealing that higher-income customers were behind a major portion of the company's gains. On May 16, Walmart announced its Q1, 2025, results for the three months…

theepochtimes.com - Jon Sun - China's Economic Woes Reflected in Global Wealth Rankings Drop
China's Economic Woes Reflected in Global Wealth Rankings Drop
The Epoch Times

The World's Wealthiest Cities Report 2024, released in May, showed that six Chinese cities among the top 50 globally have dropped an average of two places compared to last year, signaling a decline in overall wealth. The Hurun Global Rich List 2024…

theepochtimes.com - Emel Akan - Behind Rosy Economic Data, Americans Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Behind Rosy Economic Data, Americans Struggle to Make Ends Meet
The Epoch Times

Monica Lomax, a 59-year-old resident of Elkridge, Maryland, has been feeling the pinch of rising costs. She's had to tighten her budget, especially for groceries and clothing. Now, her shopping trips are primarily for essentials, a necessary…

fortune.com - Nicolas Rapp - American stock markets have dominated global trading for most of the last 120 years. Here's how other big economies measure up
American stock markets have dominated global trading for most of the last 120 years. Here's how other big economies measure up
Fortune

Every year, China gets closer to catching the U.S. as the world's biggest economy. When it comes to their stock markets, however, there's no contest. Since 1992, China's GDP has grown 6.5 times as fast as America's—but U.S. stock returns…

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