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The Standard & Poor's 500 Index of the biggest US shares slumped 0.8 percent to 1,399.48, as reports from Europe, Japan and South Korea intensified concern the global economy is cooling down. Yingli has “no clear path to profitability,” … — Fri, 31 Aug 2012 00:06:14 -0700


HardTalk & Kyle Bass 2 of 2 on The Global Economy & Finance Situation – BBC Interview, recorded 15.11.2011 & Contemporary Related News Background Kyle Bass is a hedge fund founder who saw the financial crisis coming and made a … — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:51:43 -0700


Click here to watch the video (01:09) Submitted By: CBS Tags: Author Talk The New Depression Richard Duncan Duncan Economy Capitalist Credit Money Global Economic Crisis Gold Standard Jeff Glor Literature Books Author Talk … — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:40:21 -0700


APEC finance ministers discussed issues related to the global economy, including economic reforms countries are implementing within the context of plans agreed to in the G-20. Minister Menzies also led the discussion at a panel on the role … — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:26:46 -0700


Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation, and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious … — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 23:10:00 -0700


India sharply revised its GDP data to show a much worse economic performance than originally thought in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, putting renewed scrutiny on the reliability of government data. (Compiled by Mumbai … — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 22:52:00 -0700


Stronger China-Europe economic cooperation conducive to boosting global economy: Chinese premier. August 31, 2012. By China News Center. BEIJING, (Xinhua) — Premier Wen Jiabao said … Both sides need to conduct closer financial cooperation in order to safeguard the stability of international finance and provide more stable support for economic and trade cooperation, the premier said. “China has always had full confidence in the euro,” said Wen, noting the Chinese side … — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 22:30:17 -0700


The Global Village: Connected World Drives Economic Shift By Marina Primorac Managing Editor, Finance & Development *New convergence, interdependence profoundly changing world structure – More interconnectedness in global … — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 22:19:00 -0700


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A close examination of the historical trajectory of human trafficking is also instructive of the degree to which today's global problems were global problems a century ago. … Aires, San Francisco, or New York, or cotton farms or sugar plantations in South Asia or Africa, many of these victims were caught in the nets of traffickers because their rural communities were increasingly marginalized in the global economy or because, as women, their economic prospects were particularly bleak. — Thu, 30 Aug 2012 00:02:28 -0700

And in the midst of a continuing global financial and economic crisis, it has profound implications for the world. The problem we all face, including those of us who have studied China closely for most of our professional lives, is that making … — Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:07:00 -0700

According to Alan Cheong, Research Head at Savills Singapore, the decline in sales at Sentosa Cove resulted from the “global financial crisis which then spilled over to the European sovereign debt crisis”. Another possible reason for the decline is … Secondly, developers bought land on the high and are unwilling to sell at lower prices; and lastly, the weak demand especially from foreign buyers on the back of the global economic slowdown. Amid slow sales, he noted that prices of … — Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:04:22 -0700

Be first to read and share what's going around in the global finance industry. … The Europe economy is in shambles, as liquidity crisis, banking crisis, financial crisis, and jobless crisis have taken a huge toll on it. — Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:53:00 -0700

Uncertainty about the global economy, particularly worries about the Eurozone and continued regulatory change, are clouding banks plans for the future. Banks need to cut costs while building their capital positions to meet regulatory … — Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:48:06 -0700

comRaghuram Rajan: India no exception to global economic woesTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Eminent economist Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday assumed charge as the new chief economic adviser in the finance ministry saying the world … — Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:16:15 -0700

This emphasis on trade and economic activity has seen the phenomenal growth of Islamic banking over the last four decades. Despite the global economy being in a recession, the report of the Annual Middle East Islamic Finance and … — Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:02:32 -0700


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The G-7, composed by major economies of the world, has asked big oil producers increase production because the increase in the price of the barrel can put the global… … Due to the situation of economic weakness of some of the largest economies in the world and the increase in tensions with Iran, one of the major oil exporters, the seven finance ministers also put on the table the possibility to give the green light to emergency oil reserves to prevent a major rise in prices. “We remain … — Tue, 28 Aug 2012 23:56:40 -0700

Investment Analysis, China Economy, Global Economy, Real Estate and Financials … Hangzhou, for instance, put up 7 land lots for sale on 27 August, raising about RMB5.4 billion of revenue according to First Financial Daily. Meanwhile … — Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:33:39 -0700

“Despite the global economic crisis, Indonesia has the chance to really accelerate [its economic development], and it starts with infrastructure and connectivity,” Jakob Friis Sorensen, chairman of… … Kartika Wirjoatmodjo, president director of Indonesia Infrastructure Finance, a company owned by the Finance Ministry, said the biggest challenge is for the government to attract more of Indonesia's large conglomerates to invest in infrastructure rather than investing in natural resources … — Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:00:58 -0700

In all this economic downshifting can the price of oil stay as high as it is today? All logic says no. But that said the policy responses of the global central banks will be more and more money printing and that can only support the nominal price of … — Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:52:09 -0700

The G7 industrial countries called Tuesday on oil producers to increase output, saying higher prices posed “substantial risks” to the global economy. With growth weakening in key economies and tensions over Iran worrying major oil importers, finance ministers of the powerful group also hinted they were ready to push for the release of strategic oil reserves to prevent a tightening of the market. “


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TOKYO – Japan's government on Tuesday cut-your-local assessment of the economy for the first time since October 2011 due to the global slowdown has put pressure on exports and industrial production, threatening the prospects recovery. — Tue, 28 Aug 2012 00:05:07 -0700


Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation, and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious … — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 23:08:00 -0700


economies and sharp fluctuations in the financial and capital markets,” the Cabinet Office said in a monthly report released in Tokyo today. It cut an evaluation of the global economy. The government lowered its view on personal consumption, … — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 22:54:49 -0700


The dire economic situation that persists globally despite the best efforts of central planners to make things seem normal leads Sprott Inc.'s legendary Chairman Eric Sprott to broadcast a loud message of caution: “Fear the financial system. — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 22:45:00 -0700


In 2007, on the eve of the global financial meltdown, the four hundred richest Americans paid 16.6 percent of their income in federal taxes…. When Ronald … They continue, “ This is not the result of some inexorable global economic forces. — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:59:00 -0700


They have succeeded thus far in avoiding a collapse of both the global economy and the financial system that supports it. Nevertheless, it is argued in this stunningly accurate paper via none other than the Dallas Fed (and BIS economist … — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:36:04 -0700




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“Investors have been hurt by the crises and tough global economic conditions characterising the past five years,” says Hern, “They want to know how their money is being spent and whether executives' remuneration is in line with performance.” This is especially true in Greece, … The fact that you managed to put together a business plan in such a short period of time and then also got our financial application approved on the first attempt is a miracle. We will definitely be making use of … — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:18:08 -0700


Top 20 — iMFdirect's Top 20 list – The IMF blog has helped stimulate considerable debate about economic policy in the current crisis, on events in Europe and around the world, on fiscal adju… Hace 3 días. Michael Hudson · Overview: The Bubble and Beyond: – The Road from Industrial Capitalism to Finance Capitalism and Debt Peonage Essays on Fictitious Capital, Debt Deflation and the Global Crisis Michael Hudso… Hace 2 semanas. La proa del Argo · Treinta y tres años de … — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:13:00 -0700


NPR Planet Money Podcasts is a twice-weekly podcast on global economy. Describing themselves, NPR say: … Infectious Talk is a podcast hosted by the editor of Infectious Greed, a popular finance blog. It contains a collection of interviews … — Mon, 27 Aug 2012 00:05:22 -0700


Imagine the global financial markets as a block of flats. On the first floor is the 'real' economy, the commercial exchange of goods and services. This equals about $50 trillion, with growth increasingly coming from developing economies … — Sun, 26 Aug 2012 23:35:40 -0700


If you are looking for Armageddon predictions or conspiracy theories, you will be thoroughly disappointed. Topics include financial markets, banking, asset management, risk management, derivatives, global economy, policy, and regulation, … — Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:27:36 -0700


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After assuring Israelis for nearly three years that their economy was outperforming the rest of the world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surprised many this month by abruptly pushing through a platform of austerity measures, including higher income taxes for top … He told Israelis that there was no "free lunch," a comment that immediately drew attacks from opposition leaders who accused the prime minister of being out of touch with the financial struggles of the middle class. — Sun, 26 Aug 2012 00:30:00 -0700


Nordic countries including Sweden, Denmark and Norway have the most productive businesses of all and are best-equipped to compete in the global economy. These countries won based on worker productivity, cost of business and … — Sun, 26 Aug 2012 00:13:00 -0700


Cautiously optimistic, I would describe myself as, but cognisant that there are many hurdles for the world economy in particular to get over in the period ahead. On Australia's economic schizophrenia: …. According to Global Finance Magazine . — Sat, 25 Aug 2012 22:55:00 -0700


[The Star]It was on Facebook, and so it must be true: a picture of a Chinese man selling roast maize from a jiko by the roadside. A few days before, media … — Sat, 25 Aug 2012 21:52:51 -0700


The United States of America is at an historic threshold, beyond which global investors are prone to panic and start dumping U.S. debts. The United States is … world map. Goldman Sachs investment strategist Abby Joseph Cohen's massive presentation on the state of the world economy and investment environment looks at the state of several key economic and financial market metrics in ke




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Rio Tinto today releasrotary kilned its financial results for the six months ended June 2010. Highlights include: … Our business is robust with a strong balance sheet which is able to withstand volatility or further shocks from the global economy. — Sat, 25 Aug 2012 02:22:42 -0700


The Global Finance magazine released its Central Banker Report Card 2012 on Friday, giving an “A” grade to Mr. Tetangco, as well as Glenn Stevens of Australia, Mark Carney of Canada, Stanley Fischer of Israel, Zeti Akhtar Aziz of Malaysia and Fai-Nan … The Central Banker Report Card, published since 1994, grades central bank governors in 50 countries on a scale of “A” to “F” based on areas such as inflation, economic growth, currency stability and interest rate management. — Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:37:00 -0700


Australia's resources minister, Martin Ferguson, has declared the nation's mining boom "over" after BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, delayed plans to build the largest open-pit mine in the world as the global economy slows. Australia's mining boom is over and anyone “with half a brain” … Chinese appetite for the country's natural resources meant that Australia avoided sliding into recession during the global financial crisis. But China's growth is losing pace, making investors … — Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:30:00 -0700


I recently received a brief but powerful summary of the global financial system's intrinsic instability and unsustainability from correspondent Ray W., author of A Change in the Weather. One key point is that … the return on more debt has turned negative, the yield on “saving” bankrupt States is marginal, and so on: spreading insolvency to the taxpayers does not magically create solvency, it only distributes insolvency to every nook and cranny of the economy. All the debt remains … — Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:14:44 -0700


It is almost four years after the global financial meltdown of 2008 and many parts of the world are still trying to recover. Given the impact of the crisis, … These trends were at the core of the subprime mortgage crisis, which led to the global recession of 2008. In the year and a half leading up to … Essentially the CHMC is being told that, for every mortgage they insure, they will have to put consideration into the potential risk that mortgage put on the full Canadian economy. The CMHC has … — Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:01:00 -0700


Click on the image to enlarge: From the World Economic Forum: Confidence in the state of the world economy is at its lowest ebb since the World Economic Forum started its Global Confidence Index five quarters ago. The relative optimism … — Fri, 24 Aug 2012 23:21:44 -0700






Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation, and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious … — Fri, 24 Aug 2012 01:06:00 -0700


The strategy, naturally, considers how the turbulent global economic conditions will affect the performance of local companies. “Notwithstanding the external threats that may hamper economic growth, we have outlined the strengths and … — Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:56:00 -0700


"The finance of the country is ultimately associated with the liberties of the country. It is a powerful leverage by which the English liberty has been gradually acquired. … Australia's resources minister, Martin Ferguson, has declared the nation's mining boom "over" after BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, delayed plans to build the largest open-pit mine in the world as the global economy slows. 7:20AM BST 23 Aug 2012 "You've got to understand, the resources boom is over. We've … — Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:23:44 -0700


This past session, the economic docket offered a very unflattering outlook for the regional economy. The advance readings of the August PMI figures (timely proxies for underlying … The central bank chief repeated his belief that Australia will see growth and inflation close to trend going forward, while the slowdown in China and global financial uncertainties will be buffered at the country's borders. FX traders seem to have had their fill of his optimism as the currency was unable to … — Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:02:14 -0700


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Is China the Next Market that Keeps Investors Up at Night?

As the one economy most responsible for expanding global demand for a range of commodities as well as finished goods such as automobiles and construction equipment, the shock of a marked slowdown in China or god forbid a financial … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 23:34:00 -0700

Chinese manufacturing growth in August shrinks most in 9 months

China's factories contracted in August the most in nine months according to a survey showing falling export orders and rising inventories, signs that more policy action is probably needed to stop a slowdown in economic growth now in a seventh quarter. The HSBC Flash China … After hovering for several months just under the 50 mark that divides expansion from contraction, the index is now at levels rarely seen since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis. A fall in the new export orders … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:51:48 -0700
24 source: China Economic Weekly periods :2010 twentieth period Guan Qingyou is a black swan " ;" ;come .Everyone knows that the global financial crisis will not easily past ,but no one thought of second wave impact is a sovereign debt … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:39:05 -0700
Fuelled by Chinese-led demand for coal, iron ore and other resources, Australia's economy was one of the very few in the developed world to sail through the global financial crisis without sliding into recession. The resources boom fuelled … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:35:47 -0700
Australia declared the top of the resources boom, which had cushioned the country against the global financial crisis, a day after the world's biggest miner BHP Billiton shelved two major expansion plans worth at least $40 billion. … Fuelled by Chinese-led demand for its coal, iron ore and other resources, Australia's economy was one of the very few in the developed world to sail through the global financial crisis without sliding into recession. But with China heading for the slowest … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:31:00 -0700
This makes it China's slowest quarter since the first quarter of 2009, when it was feeling the effects of the global financial crisis. With the rest of the world experiencing a slowdown, Singapore's economy has also been affected. Singapore is a … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:25:11 -0700


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More than half of residents in the UAE expect their financial situation to improve over the next year, despite a global economy hanging in the balance. Consumer expectations for the year to come are high across the Middle East and North … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:15:35 -0700
Angara, vice-chair of the Senate finance committee, said the Philippine government should study China's policies which have contributed to its economy's resilience and growth during the current global financial crisis. The Philippines and … — Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:09:34 -0700
The Ministry of Finance will report to the Executive on the development of tax collection during the summer months, and "if revenues continue to fall, probably will have to return to raise taxes and cut spending again, although here and can … — Tue, 21 Aug 2012 23:50:00 -0700
The ADB cites key factors inhibiting the country's growth as "low investment, limited integration with global markets, dominance of state-owned enterprises in key productive sectors of the economy, and frequent episodes of macroeconomic instability." The bank dances rather gingerly about the fact that the … A banking system which could realistically finance investment – or even intermediate foreign monetary flows – doesn't exist. Commercial bank density per 1000 sq km was 0.85 in … — Tue, 21 Aug 2012 23:34:03 -0700
Seoul, Aug 22 (IANS) A majority of South Korean conglomerates were seeing current economic conditions worse than those in 2008 when the global financial crisis occurred, a poll showed Wednesday.According to the poll conducted on 25 … — Tue, 21 Aug 2012 23:32:08 -0700
Much like during the global financial crisis, however, current economic concerns are leading to renewed caution and because the industry has already pursued many of its best projects, approval for the next generation of mines is likely to be … — Tue, 21 Aug 2012 23:30:22 -0700
Banking & Finance Sign Up for free News Alerts. Is the global economy facing a Kondratieff Winter? Posted on 22 August 2012 with no comments from readers. It may still be summer, but in this video RT is talking about winter, a Kondratieff … — Tue, 21 Aug 2012 23:08:52 -0700
Japan trade deficit shows world economy 'serious' Sagging export markets in Europe and Asia left Japan with a much worse-than-expected trade deficit, figures showed Wednesday, ringing alarm bells over the parlous state of the global economy. The rumbling debt crisis in Europe and slowing demand in Asia …. A Change Is Gonna Come …. APEC Meeting Of Finance Ministers in Moscow August… Friday, August 17th is the ninth anniversary of th… Iraq Central bank sells gold coins … — Tue, 21 Aug 2012 20:49:00 -0700