Tag Archive: economy

  1. 2010 G-20 Toronto Summit

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    G-20 Toronto Summit – Toronto, Canada

    The world’s chief finance ministers and central bank governors meet to address global economic recovery. They will meet to discuss monetary policies and regulations in hopes of consensus to stabilize the world finances and avoid future crises. This is the 4th such meeting since it’s origination in 1999, spurred by the devastating effects of the 1997 Asian financial crisis.

  2. January Construction Employment Numbers Released

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    January employment numbers are released, showing construction related unemployment has soared to 25%. This is up from the same time a year ago at 18% and two years ago at 9%. Construction projects as a whole are down, but there has been a slight increase in residential project starts.