Texas Governor Rick Perry’s “oops” moment in Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate will secure him a prominent place in the annals of political mishaps.
French manufacturing activity unexpectedly resumed growth in March with the fastest expansion in almost three years, a sign that parts of the European economy are gaining momentum.
Representative Pete Sessions, a Texas Republican, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Congress is likely to approve only a months-long extension of an expiring payroll-tax cut.
French manufacturing and services growth cooled more than economists forecast this month as new business stagnated and employment fell.
French manufacturing and services unexpectedly shrank this month, highlighting President Francois Hollande’s struggle to revive the euro area’s second-largest economy.
"The continued softness in private-sector activity signaled by the PMIs suggests an ongoing drag on growth during the fourth quarter."
- Jack Kennedy on Nov 20, 2014