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May 6, 2014  

Global economy will grow more slowly than expected: OECD

The global economy will grow by 3.4% this year, down from a forecast of 3.6% growth last November, the think-tank says.

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March 12, 2014  

Growth strengthening in advanced economies, OECD says

Smaller government spending cuts and fewer tax increases this year should boost growth.

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December 2, 2013  

US manufacturing expands at fastest pace in 2 1/2 years

Factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
November 13, 2013  

Corn belt expansion driven by US green energy policy

1.2 million acres of prairies have vanished, undermining Obama’s green energy goal.

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July 19, 2013  

China steps up trade battle over solar panels

Boosts duties on US, Korean polysilicon.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
February 13, 2013  

EU, US agree to push for trans Atlantic trade deal

Biggest bilateral trade deal would add 0.5% to EU’s economic output.

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December 12, 2012  

Michigan approves laws limiting unions

Democrats, including Obama, offered a series of amendments to keep union rights intact, but were rejected by Republican dominated legislature.