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The U.S. is back on top as the worldâ€™s most competitive economy, according to a survey of 11,000 business leaders released today by the World Economic Forum.
The U.S. is back on top as the world’s most competitive economy, according to a survey of 11,000 business leaders released today by the World Economic Forum. The U.S. was No. 6 in the survey last year. Strong innovation fed by excellent universities helped the U.S. overcome low marks for high budget and trade deficits. (AP in Yahoo! Finance)
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