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August retail sales disappoint, USA

August retail sales rose by 0.2%, compared to a revised 0.4% in July, the US Commerce Department informed. August saw the smallest increase since April. The 0.2% increase in August retail sales was in comparison to the month before.…

Inequality grows in America

The difference in income between the 1% richest and the other 99% was higher than ever in 2012, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, the Paris School of Economics and Oxford University have revealed in an updated study.…