Despite Trump's incorrect tweet, both figures are good for Trump, with the GDP growth rate the highest in nearly four years and the unemployment rate the lowest it has been in nearly 18 years. I guess I have a magic wand, 4.2%, and we will do MUCH better than this! "It's definitely better when it's true than when it's not", said Justin Wolfers, professor of economics at University of MI.
Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the region of the Carolinas and Virginia late Thursday or early Friday. Should Florence make landfall as a Category 4, it would be the first Category 4 hurricane since Hazel in 1954 to hit North Carolina.
Petrol and diesel prices continued to surge on Tuesday, a day after Opposition parties staged a nationwide strike against the rising rates. The government, he said, anticipates that worldwide oil prices, which together with a drop in the value of rupee has been fuelling the fuel price rise to record levels, will moderate in coming days to take pressure off.
Friday's jobs report showed that professional and business services, a category that includes both higher-paying fields such as engineering and accounting and lower-paying temp jobs, led August's job growth with 53,000 added positions. The tariffs on an additional $467 billion would raise duties on virtually all USA imports from China. The government imposed import duties on goods including steel, aluminum, washing machines, lumber and solar panels early this year to protect U.S.
The price of 1 Bitcoin, the world's largest digital currency, fell by more than 1,100 in the span of 24 hours, representing a 15% decliner hitting an intra-day low of 6,279.08, its lowest mark in 2 weeks. While the South Korean government continues to form regulations concerning cryptocurrency operations in the country, this is no doubt positive and encouraging news , and a step in the right direction.
On September 5, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , too, said that the worldwide oil prices remained volatile and have not shown any linear movement and hence, the government remains non-committal on cutting excise duty, reported the daily. He also did not comment anything on reducing the excise duty to counter the steep rise in the fuel prices. While rising crude oil prices is being posed as one of the reasons behind increasing prices, reportedly, the crude oil prices between the years 2011 to ...