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4 years 4 months ago

Global oil demand seen stronger than expected

The International Energy Agency says it has raised its forecast for global oil demand this year and next following new data showing stronger-than-expected economic growth, especially in rich developed economies. The Paris-based energy watchdog says global demand for crude will reach 86.9 million barrels a day this year, up...

4 years 6 months ago

Cancer is leading economic killer

American Cancer Society researchers say that cancer is now the world's leading economic killer as well as its likely top cause of death. Their new report says that cancer costs more in productivity and lost life than AIDS, tuberculosis or other infectious diseases. Cancer's economic impact was $895 billion in...

4 years 11 months ago

Springs, Pueblo partner to improve economy

Economic leaders in Pueblo and Colorado Springs say they're willing to work together to bring more jobs and economic growth to Colorado. The Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, and the Pueblo Economic Development Corporation are now part of a group of business partners...

5 years 1 month ago

Colorado lawmakers warned about spending

A conservative public policy group is warning Colorado lawmakers that big government programs are putting the state's economic future in jeopardy. Americans for Prosperity state director Jeff Crank says Colorado lawmakers are abandoning reforms that served the state well in the legal system, health care and education in favor of...

5 years 5 months ago

G-20 leaders push global economic reforms

Leaders of the world's major economies gathered in Pittsburgh today are coming together on reforms to rein in huge bank bonuses, toughen financial regulations and guard against the dangerous imbalances that contributed to the global economic downturn. In the process, the Group of 20 have decided they will now serve...

5 years 5 months ago

Fed survey: most of US in economic healing mode

A new government survey finds the vast majority of the country reporting economic activity is stabilizing or improving, as the worst recession since the 1930s appears to be over. The Federal Reserve's snapshot of economic conditions backs predictions by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and most other analysts that the economy...

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