Natalie Daou

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India no longer the world's fastest-growing economy: IMF

India's run as the world's fastest-growing major economy has ended thanks to its self-imposed cash crisis.<p>The International Monetary Fund said Monday that India's economy has fallen back behind its northern neighbor China. India is estimated to have grown at 6.6% in 2016 compared with China's 6.7%, …

Economics

McDonald's accused of exploiting homeless people in Rome

McDonald’s has been accused of exploiting homeless people in Rome as part of a public relations strategy to gain favour with locals following the controversial opening of a restaurant within steps of the Vatican.<p>A community group called Safeguard the Borgo said a recent initiative by McDonald’s to …

McDonald's

China suspends plans for 85 coal power plants

China is taking some steps to curb pollution (it doesn't have much choice), but one of its most recent steps may be more of a happy accident. The country's National Energy Administration is suspending 85 planned or in-progress coal power plants -- not because they're threats to the environment and …

Venezuela debuts new banknotes amid soaring inflation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans stood in long ATM lines Monday to take out new, larger-denominated bills that President Nicolas Maduro hopes will help stabilize the crisis-wracked economy.<p>Maduro last month said he was scrapping circulation of the most used bill, the 100-bolivar note, and …

Venezuela
Europe
Pets

McDonald's Sells China, HK business to CITIC, Carlyle for $2.1B

McDonald's has agreed to sell the bulk of its China and Hong Kong business to state-backed conglomerate CITIC and Carlyle Group for up to $2.1 billion, seeking to expand rapidly without using much of its own capital.<p>The 20-year deal caps months of negotiations between the fast-food chain, private …

3 Workplace Trends Millennials Are Eliminating in 2017

Millennials will continue to rapidly change the workplace in 2017. Here are three trends that probably won't make it to the next decade.<p>The American work force has never been more diverse, with generations spanning from Baby Boomers to Gen X-ers and beyond. In recent years, however, Millennials …

The Workplace

Auto workers approve new contract with Fiat Chrysler

Workers at Fiat Chrysler have voted to accept a new contract with the automaker in what their union describes as "tough" negotiations.<p>Unifor says the four-year agreement secures both investment and wage improvements.<p>The union says all of the bargaining units within Fiat Chrysler gave strong support …

Stock Markets
Oil