Early Headlines: UK Politicians Are Monetarily Ignorant, China Trade Surplus Declines 62% and More

April 13th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

Early Bird Headlines 13 April 2015

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U.S.

  • Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway (The New York Times) Taxpayers are subsidizing employers paying low wages, according to a University of California study. Nearly 3/4 of all receiving programs geared to the poor are members of families headed by a worker.

UK

Germany

Greece

  • Greece hits back at reports of euro zone 'shock' (CNBC) Greece's finance ministry firmly dismissed the report Sunday that euro zone officials were "shocked" at Greece's failure to outline detailed structural reforms and its demands for cash at talks in Brussels last week.

Russia

China

  • Export slide adds to China growth fears (Financial Times) In March China's exports dropped 15% from the same month a year ago. This followed export growth in the first two months of the year and sparked further concerns about GDP growth for the first quarter.
  • China trade surplus slumps 62% (China Spectator) Imports didn't drop as much as exports producing a collapse of China's trade surplus numbers.
  • US nuclear fears block Intel China supercomputer update (BBC News) The US government has refused to let Intel help China update the world's biggest supercomputer bcause of concern about nuclear research being done with the machine.

Australia

 


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