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  1. ASEAN in 2015: Will Lower Oil Prices Interfere with Rapid Growth?

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    Thu, 22 Jan 2015

    goods, but they still have big differences over liberalizing trade in services and liberalizing investments in the service sector , and allowing greater labor mobility,” Ikebe notes. “The main six ASEAN countries have abolished tariffs

  2. China in 2015: Gauging the New Normal

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    Thu, 22 Jan 2015

    strong performance in agriculture and especially in the service sector help protect employment. Year for Reform? On the reform ..... Consumption as share of GDP is growing, and the service sector is now bigger than the manufacturing sector as a percentage of GDP, noted

  3. Greece’s Renewed Drama is More Noise than Signal

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    Wed, 14 Jan 2015

    education and health (48,000), and trade and transport (23,000) led the 173,000 increase in private service - sector jobs. Hiring in the oil and gas extraction industry showed a small increase during December, implying that lower

  4. Bad News is Good News

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    Mon, 12 Jan 2015

    based on data compiled from monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives at more than 400 private service - sector companies. The MSCI China Free Index is a capitalization weighted index that monitors the performance of stocks

  5. Genband could be a game-changer for customer- service sector

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    Mon, 12 Jan 2015

    TEL AVIV, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Genband, a U.S. maker of software for telecoms and cable TV operators, aims to revolutionise phone-based customer services by ending consumer frustration at being kept on hold in a seemingly endless loop of recorded options messages.

  6. India Morning Call-Global Markets

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    Tue, 6 Jan 2015

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended lower for a fifth session on Tuesday as data showed slower growth in the U.S. service sector and oil prices fell further.

  7. Wall Street ends down fifth session; oil prices fall further

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    Tue, 6 Jan 2015

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended lower for a fifth session on Tuesday as data showed slower growth in the U.S. service sector and oil prices fell further.

  8. U.S. service sector activity slips to six-month low in December

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    Tue, 6 Jan 2015

    (Reuters) - A gauge of growth in the dominant U.S. services sector fell short of expectations for December, hitting a six-month low as indexes on employment, orders and business activity all declined.

  9. Capital Spending and Wages

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    Sun, 28 Dec 2014

    automation is lowering the number of high-paying, skilled manufacturing jobs relative to unit of output. Low-paying service sector jobs represent most of the employment growth, which helps keep overall wage growth stagnant and productivity on an

  10. The ‘Too Rich to Succeed’ Challenge Facing Start-ups

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    Mon, 24 Nov 2014

    revenue levels, notes Lykken. Gurley warned in the Wall Street Journal article that the risk in the software-as-a service sector is “potentially among the highest.” While start-ups are seeing public companies lose money every month

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