(PR-inside.com) Creditor insurance protects policyholders against the risk of debt non-payment in the event of sickness or unemployment. The category has been thrust into an unfavorable spotlight following widespread controversy over the selling practices of payment protection policies by ... FULL ARTICLE AT PR-Inside.com
Greece's jobless rate fell to 27 percent in the third quarter of 2013 from 27.1 percent in the previous three-month period as the pace of the economy's contraction eased, the country's statistics service said on Thursday ... FULL ARTICLE AT ekathimerini.com
ATHENS, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Greece's jobless rate fell to 27 percent in the third quarter of 2013 from 27.1 percent in the previous three-month period as the pace of the economy's contraction eased,... FULL ARTICLE AT Reuters
Okay so today probably won't have quite the same excitement as yesterday — Fed day — but we're jumping right back into learning more about how the US economy is doing.
From Calculated Risk, here are the three big datapoints ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Business Insider
FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - GBP/USD ranged overnight following yesterdays FOMC rollercoaster, where spot soared to post an annual high at 1.6484 before easing back to where it is presently trading at 1.6373.One way traffic for Cable yesterdayThe ... FULL ARTICLE AT Investopedia
The Fed now says it expects to keep its key short-term rate near zero "well past" the time that unemployment falls below 6.5 percent.
With the Fed essentially dropping the 6.5 percent unemployment threshold, Bernanke signaled that he ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Post Intelligencer
Source: World Food Programme
WFP aims to reach over one million food insecure people throughout Yemen in December and five million people throughout 2013 with food and cash.
Yemen is a low-income, food-deficit and least-developed ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
(PR-inside.com) Weak economic environment and rising unemployment, on account of the financial crisis and the subsequent sovereign debt crisis, led to a decline in Portuguese life insurance product sales during the review period (2008-2012). Endowments and pensions were the ... FULL ARTICLE AT PR-Inside.com
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Unemployment occurs when a person is able and willing to work but currently without work. The prevalence of unemployment is usually measured using the unemployment rate, which is defined as the percentage of those in the labor force who are unemployed. The unemployment rate is also used in economic studies and economic indices such as the United States' Conference Board's Index of Leading... Full Article At Wikipedia.org