This Is the Best State for Fishing

About 15% of the U.S. population over the age of six goes fishing each year. Around 39 million Americans go freshwater fishing, which is about double the number of people who fish in saltwater or fly fish. The freshwater figure may be larger because only a handful of states are on either the Atlantic or Pacific coasts. The range of […]

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European Economics Preview: BoE, SNB Policy Announcements Due

Monetary policy announcements from the Bank of England and the Swiss National Bank are due on Thursday, headlining a hectic day for the European economic news. At 2.45 am ET, the French statistical office Insee releases business confidence survey results. The business sentiment index is forecast to fall marginally to 109 in September from 110 in August. At 3.00 am […]

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This Is the State Most Dependent on the Federal Government

The federal government distributed over $700 billion to states in 2019. That is about 25% of the average state’s government budget, according to the Tax Policy Center. This money is largely used for health, education and transportation, and to aid residents who need financial and medical aid. The COVID-19 pandemic increased these sums to fight the effects of the disease, […]

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India adds record-high rooftop solar capacity of 521 MW in April-June

The lockdowns were very targeted, and the industry was well prepared this time around, which minimised the effect on installation activity. India has added 521 MW of rooftop solar capacity in April-June this year, which is the highest capacity installed in a quarter, according to Mercom India report. India added 521 megawatts (MW) of rooftop solar capacity in the second […]

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UK Economy Logs Weak Growth In July

The UK economy logged weak growth in July as the output remained flat in services, and contracted further in construction on supply shortages, data from the Office for National Statistics showed on Friday. Gross domestic product expanded 0.1 percent in July from June, when the economy grew 1 percent. This was also slower than the 0.6 percent growth economists had […]

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Germany Factory Orders Expand Unexpectedly

Germany’s factory orders expanded unexpectedly in July driven by the robust demand from non-euro area economies, data from Destatis revealed on Monday. Factory orders grew 3.4 percent on a monthly basis, confounding expectations for a decline of 1 percent. However, the pace of growth was weaker than June’s revised expansion of 4.6 percent. New orders reached the highest level since […]

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This Is the Least Educated City in the Country

Educational attainment in America affects a number of things. Among them are lifelong income, poverty, where people live and sometimes where their children go to school. Low income may mean people don’t have discretionary income for food. People without a high school education are generally hurt the worst in terms of these outcomes. People with a high school diploma also […]

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