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January 20, 1992 | From Reuters
The propensity of the Japanese to save is one of the major reasons for their country's economic miracle. But the rapid spread of credit cards is changing those frugal habits. Thousands of people, especially in their 20s and 30s, have gone bankrupt using credit cards to buy houses, vacations and expensive audio equipment and to pay back debts. This has lead to thefts, divorces, neuroses and even suicides.
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December 12, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
More People Working but Jobless Rate Is Up: Australian employment increased by 30,400 in November to a record 8.03 million people in the work force, the Bureau of Statistics reported, but more people looking for work nudged up the unemployment rate to 9.3%, from 9.1% in October.
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August 15, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Unemployment Drops to Three-Year Low: Employment rose to a record in July and the jobless rate fell to a 37-month low. The number of jobs created in the month soared 90,200 to 7.97 million, compared to a rise of nearly 15,000 that forecasts had foreseen. The jobless rate slipped to 9.5%, its lowest since June, 1991, from 10% in June this year.
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