Euro zone annual inflation rate stayed flat at 0.1 percent in August

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Paris, France (4E) – The revised annual inflation rate in the euro area stayed flat in August, according to data from Eurostat released Wednesday. The bloc’s annual inflation rate stayed at the lowest level...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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US Steel Canada bankrupt

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hamilton, ON, Canada (4E) – US Steel’s Canadian unit has sought protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. Now, the option of its main office is either to sell all the assets of its...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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Juniper Research estimates 1.2-billion smartphone shipment by end of the year

Cesar Ian S. Fuentes – Fourth Estate Cooperative Tech Contributor London, England, United Kingdom (4E) – Smartphone analysis firm, Juniper Research, forecasts the smartphone shipment to hit the 1.2 billion mark by the end of the current year. This will hit a...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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UK unemployment rate down to 6.2 percent in May to July; wages up

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor London, England, United Kingdom (4E) – The unemployment rate in the UK fell at a faster-than-expected pace in the three months through July, dropping to its lowest level for nearly six years, while wages grew...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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Malaysia CPI jumps 3.3 percent in August

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (4E) – The consumer price index (CPI) climbed by 3.3 percent in August from a year ago, primarily due to higher prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as higher costs of non-food...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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Open Houses Slated for Thursday in Downtown Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG – Nails by Nicci and Hair by Pam Salon and Boutique; Bio Salon; Thieves Market; and Diva’s Bling Boutique would like to invite the public to an open house on Thursday. The open houses will take place from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. At these locations, guests can...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014

Clarion Gets New Microbrewery, Restaurant

CLARION – A new microbrewery and restaurant, the Clarion River Brewing Company, has nestled into the heart of Clarion. It will provide high quality food and beverages sourced from local farms, according to a company press release. The Sixth and Main Market is currently open...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014

Euro zone wage growth up 1.2 percent in Q2

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Brussels, Belgium (4E) – Wage growth in the euro area rose in the quarter through June, an indication that inflation in the bloc will likely rise, according to data from the European Union’s statistics...
Posted On 16 Sep 2014
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Jazztel to be purchased by Orange

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor 15th arrondisement, Paris, France (4E) – In its largest acquisition bid in the past ten years, Orange SA has submitted a bid for the acquisition of Jazztel Plc, the Spanish broadband services provider. The bid is for...
Posted On 16 Sep 2014
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Units in Airbus Group to be sold off

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Blagnac, Toulouse, France (4E) – Just last Tuesday, the Defence and Space unit of the Airbus Group announced it would selling off some of its units. The units would include its communications business, some...
Posted On 16 Sep 2014
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