Day: March 13, 2018

Elderly in U.S. Are Projected to Outnumber Children for First Time

[ad_1] People over 65 years old would outnumber children by 2035, a first in U.S. history, according to updated projections released by the Census Bureau on Tuesday. The milestone would be the latest marker of the nation’s aging, which has accelerated with baby boomers’ move into their senior years and recessionary effects on births and […]

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AZ company pays $1 million for calling people on ‘Do Not Call’ list

[ad_1] CLOSE Republic reporter Rebekah L. Sanders is here with #HereToHelpAZ to help you with any consumer-protection issues you may have. Isabel Greenblatt/azcentral.com A Phoenix carpet-cleaning company has been banned from telemarketing after repeatedly hassling people on the federal Do Not Call Registry.(Photo: BernardaSv, Getty Images/iStockphoto) A Phoenix company has been fined $1 million for […]

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What Larry Kudlow thinks about trade, taxes, stocks and recessions

[ad_1] What Larry Kudlow thinks about trade, taxes, stocks and recessions – Mar. 13, 2018 It’s starting to look like President Trump will name CNBC commentator Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as the head of his National Economic Council. Trump even said Tuesday there was a “very good chance” Kudlow would get the job. […]

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Trade war could derail global economic recovery, warns OECD | Business

[ad_1] The west’s leading economic thinktank has warned Donald Trump that a trade war prompted by US protectionism threatens to derail a recovery in global growth, which has reached its highest level in seven years. In its latest interim forecasts, the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said it expected the world economy to […]

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India slashes Monsanto’s GMO seed royalty, says US firm ‘free to leave’ anytime — RT Business News

[ad_1] India has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to US agrochemical giant Monsanto for the second time in two years. The producer of genetically modified seeds has previously threatened to pull out of the country. According to a government order released on Tuesday, the country’s farm ministry has decided to reduce royalties paid […]

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Dick’s Says Firearms Restrictions Turned Away Some Customers

[ad_1] March 13, 2018 1:30 p.m. ET Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. DKS 0.98% said its decision to no longer sell guns to anyone under 21 years old has hurt traffic and retail sales as the move upset some customers and exacerbated headwinds to its hunting and gun business. Last month, after a Parkland, Fla., high-school […]

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Scottsdale mega mansion sells for record $17.5 million in Silverleaf

[ad_1] A view of a $5.7 million mansion in north Scottsdale’s Silverleaf neighborhood.(Photo: Streetscout.com) Story Highlights The buyer Nummus Properties, a Saskatchewan corporation, paid cash for the estate, according to public real estate records The home is situated on four acres near the 6th hole of the DC Ranch community’s Tom Weiscopf-designed golf course The […]

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One idea to stop Venezuela’s downward spiral: Switch to the US dollar

[ad_1] Venezuela’s currency, the bolivar, lost nearly all its value last year as the country spiraled into an economic crisis. One solution gaining popularity: Get rid of the bolivar and replace it with the US dollar. ‘; var storytext = document.getElementById(‘storytext’); var heightToSkip = 0; function resetValues() { totalHeight = 0; targetChildElement = null; […]

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All change? Future of 1p and 2p coins in doubt as demand falls | UK news

[ad_1] The future of 1p and 2p coins and the £50 note is in doubt after the Treasury said demand was in sharp decline as consumers turn their backs on cash in favour of contactless payments. Launching a review of cash and digital payments alongside the spring statement, the Treasury said it did not make […]

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China becomes first foreign country allowed to invest in Russian uranium mining — RT Business News

[ad_1] Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom will team up with the Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development (RCIF) to develop a joint uranium mining project in Zabaikalsky Region, Western Russia. The enterprise, valued at 18.5 billion rubles ($325 million), will be owned by two of Rosatom’s subsidiaries. The Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union will […]

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