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Fed signals no rush to hike rates as economy hits soft patch

Apr 28, 2016

Fed signals no rush to hike rates as economy hits soft patch

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, but kept the door open to a hike in June while showing little sign it was in a hurry to tighten monetary policy amid an apparent slowdown in the U.S. economy. #Rate hike #US Fed #Unemployment #Growth #job data #US Federal Reserves
The #TN2016 youth vote: Tamil Nadu youth bear the brunt of police action, spiralling into a cycle of poverty and unemployment

Mar 15, 2016

The #TN2016 youth vote: Tamil Nadu youth bear the brunt of police action, spiralling into a cycle of poverty and unemployment

As urban slums turn into roiling dense congested masses of humans, the youth of the state want to get out of the claustrophobic, vicious cycle of poverty, crime and corruption. #Youth Vote #TheLongView #Poverty #Unemployment #youth #TN2016 #Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections #TN Assembly
Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2016: Bachelors and Masters everywhere, but not a job to spare in Tamil Nadu

Mar 14, 2016

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2016: Bachelors and Masters everywhere, but not a job to spare in Tamil Nadu

The young are restless in Tamil Nadu. This 60 lakh strong segment of the population is the prime target for politicians in elections 2016. The party which convinces this section of unemployed youngsters will likely have an edge in May 2016. #Youth Vote #Tamil Nadu #Elections #TheLongView #Government #jobs #Unemployment #youth #Manifesto #Tamil Nadu politics #FirstpostGroundReport #TN2016
Job creation is falling way short: The unemployment crisis behind Haryana's Jat agitation

Feb 23, 2016

Job creation is falling way short: The unemployment crisis behind Haryana's Jat agitation

Traditional landowners, the Jats are a powerful Hindu caste now demanding classification as a “backward” caste–a contention rejected last year by the Supreme Court #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #Unemployment #Haryana #Labour Ministry #Jats #Rohtak #Jat Quota stir
Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

Jan 22, 2016

Tunisia imposes nationwide curfew amid spreading unrest

Tunisia imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Friday in response to growing unrest over unemployment as protests across the country descended into vandalism in several cities. #Middle East #NewsTracker #Unemployment #Protests #Emergency #Tunisia #Curfew #Vandalism
After four long years! Eurozone jobless rate falls to lowest level

Jan 07, 2016

After four long years! Eurozone jobless rate falls to lowest level

Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest rate in a little more than four years #NewsTracker #Europe #Eurozone #Unemployment #Western Europe #job rate #More jobs
US Feds hike rates for first time in 9 years: Here's all you need to know about the historic move

Dec 17, 2015

US Feds hike rates for first time in 9 years: Here's all you need to know about the historic move

Stocks closed up sharply higher. The Dow Jones industrial average, which had been up modestly before the announcement, gained 224 points, or 1.3 percent, for the day #Inflation #Interest rate #Rate hike #US economy #US Fed #Unemployment #Economic Revival
US Fed hikes key rate from near 0 to 0.25-0.5% for first time in 9 years

Dec 17, 2015

US Fed hikes key rate from near 0 to 0.25-0.5% for first time in 9 years

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates from record lows set at the depths of the 2008 financial crisis, a shift that heralds modestly higher rates on some loans #Inflation #NewsTracker #Rate hike #Fed #Unemployment #global slowdown #Economic Revival #Yellen #jobs growth