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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. New Expat Survey: Top Countries, Trailing Spouse Woes and More . Read more…   The Wall Street Journal Read More »

A Vanishing Breed: How the Decline in U.S. Farm Laborers Over the Last Decade Has Hurt the U.S. Economy and Slowed Production on American Farms

A Vanishing Breed: How the Decline in U.S. Farm Laborers Over the Last Decade Has Hurt the U.S. Economy and Slowed Production on American Farms The Partnership for a New American Economy’s new report, “A Vanishing Breed: How the Decline in U.S. Farm Laborers Over the Last Decade Has Hurt the U.S. Economy and Slowed Production on American Farms” shows ... Read More »

UAE attracts most migrating professionals for second year

UAE attracts most migrating professionals for second year The UAE has been revealed as the global leader in attracting talent for the second consecutive year, according to a recent global study by LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), the world’s largest professional network on the Internet. By analyzing every new position that was added to member profiles between January 1, 2014, and December 31, ... Read More »

Why Puerto Rico attracts billionaires despite economic woes

Why Puerto Rico attracts billionaires despite economic woes Puerto Rico is trying to lure wealth from the mainland U.S. with generous tax exemptions or cuts on corporate taxes, personal income, capital gains and other sources of profit. The approach is sort of working. About 250 people with a net worth of $1 million have moved to the island since the ... Read More »

Job migration the new ‘normal’ for all professions in Puerto Rico

Job migration the new ‘normal’ for all professions in Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Young Puerto Ricans were frustrated by limited job prospects on an island that had staggering unemployment — at over 12 percent, it is more than double the mainland’s rate — even before thegovernor’s announcement in June of an “unpayable” $72 billion public debt. On Monday, ... Read More »

Doctor shortages to worsen across United States

Doctor shortages to worsen across United States Whether in need of a checkup or even if they are seriously ill, every year, millions of people struggle to find a physician. This is a growing problem, due to a very serious doctor shortage in the United States. Regrettably, for those Americans who lack sufficient access to doctors and medical care, legislation ... Read More »

Canterbury’s construction sector and rebuild is close to peaking

Canterbury’s construction sector and rebuild is close to peaking Christchurch’s rebuild is near to or around its peak says ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley. ASB’s Cantometer index was designed to summarise activity in Canterbury with the rebuild and has been tracking various economic indictors such as residential consents, building work, employment growth, unemployment, wages, retail sales, tourist numbers, migration and ... Read More »

Special investigation: Auckland house prices

Special investigation: Auckland house prices Exclusive: Leaked figures support claims that Chinese investors are a big influence on Auckland’s overheated property market. The first picture has emerged of Chinese buying patterns in Auckland’s pressure-cooker housing market — and it suggests a powerful, big-spending influence. Real-estate figures leaked to the Labour Party, which cover almost 4,000 house sales by one unidentified ... Read More »

Britain reaches its limit on skilled migrant workers

Britain reaches its limit on skilled migrant workers The official cap on the recruitment of skilled overseas workers from outside Europe has been reached for the first time in four years, the Home Office has confirmed. The decision means that some applications from businesses and the public sector to fill skilled vacancies from overseas have been rejected, leading to accusations ... Read More »