VOA News: Economy and Finance Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:52:53 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Report: US Job Cuts Easing Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:52:53 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:52:53 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:52:53 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa29.cfm?rss=economy and finance Private firm reports 298,000 non-government jobs cut during August, which is considerably less than prior month "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa29.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" Chinese Demand Drives GM Sales Higher Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:54:47 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:54:47 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:54:47 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa30.cfm?rss=economy and finance Officials say August sales jumped almost 113 percent compared to same time last year "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa30.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" South African Police Patrol New Rapid Bus System After Drive-By Shooting Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:24:44 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:24:44 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:24:44 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa40.cfm?rss=economy and finance Some minibus operators oppose new bus service that was launched this week to serve daily commuters and football fans during next year's soccer World Cup "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa40.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" G-20 Finance Ministers Consider Stimulus Exit Strategy Wed, 02 Sep 2009 17:58:11 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 17:58:11 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 17:58:11 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa48.cfm?rss=economy and finance Economic officials from Group of 20 industrialized nations are meeting in London Friday and Saturday "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa48.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" New Process Uses Algae to Produce Alternative Fuel Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:54:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:54:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:54:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa59.cfm?rss=economy and finance One US company may have found partial solution to problems by using carbon dioxide to grow algae, which can be used to produce fuel "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa59.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" US Stocks Edge Lower Despite Better Economic Data Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:44:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:44:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:44:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa63.cfm?rss=economy and finance Positive reports on jobs, productivity do little to ease concerns about US economy "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa63.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" India Hosts Trade Ministers Meeting Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:57:03 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:57:03 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:57:03 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa21.cfm?rss=economy and finance World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy says trade ministers will map out how to conclude talks, which collapsed last year  "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa21.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" Biden: US Economic Stimulus Package Working Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:02:07 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:02:07 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:02:07 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa37.cfm?rss=economy and finance Critics say plan is overly complex, but vice president says stimulus measure has improved 'the trajectory of our economy' "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa37.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" Economic Worries Persist Despite Positive Reports Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:43:00 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:43:00 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:43:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa44.cfm?rss=economy and finance Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development assessment says economic recovery could come sooner and be stronger than first thought "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa44.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance" Africa to Demand Legally-Binding Reparations at Climate Summit Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:12:58 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:12:58 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:12:58 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa50.cfm?rss=economy and finance Continent's chief climate negotiators are signaling there will be no compromise on core issues "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa50.cfm?RSS=Economy and Finance"