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One of the most interesting business models in finance is about the business in ownership of corporations, in other words, the global investors have proven the attractiveness of capital market to get an economic growth. In fincance, we … — Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:07:00 -0700
The previous time gold was under such concentrated selling pressure was in the eye of the 2008 global financial crisis. … Languishing economies and rising debt levels mean countries are trapped in their low interest-rate environment. — Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:52:00 -0700
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis and the continuing Eurozone sovereign debt crisis, the IMF has become a major player in the European economy through its role as a policy enforcer and financial sponsor of sovereign bailout … — Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:30:31 -0700

IMF: how to avoid the middle-income trap

The arguments predate the global financial crisis, but are given fresh urgency by the crisis-induced deceleration in growth. According to the IMF, there’s bad news and good news. The bad news is that some emerging Asian economies do … — Sun, 28 Apr 2013 22:25:57 -0700

The Economic Whodunit – Truthdig

The policy mystery of our time is why politicians in the United States and across much of the democratic world are so obsessed with deficits when their primary mission ought to be bringing down high and debilitating rates of unemployment. – 2013/04/28. … Through deficit spending and other measures, the 20 leading economies agreed to pump about $5 trillion into the global economy. Advertisement … Americans Suffer While Finance Tax Waits for Congress’ Attention … — Sun, 28 Apr 2013 23:33:19 -0700
“The powers of financial capitalism has another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole.” [Quigley, pp.324] The “wise” Insiders who have been guiding the CFR toward global control include familiar names such as David Rockefeller, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, Bill Clinton, Brent Scowcroft…. These men have … — Sun, 28 Apr 2013 22:22:00 -0700
Recent Posts. The Low-Down on Cash Businesses: How the cash economy impacts business value. The truth about overseas … Since the Global Financial Crisis of 2007 we live in a very different world. The uncertainties, and in particular the … — Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:29:22 -0700
However, we are still of the view that, in the long term, gold remains a sound investment in the current economic situation of unprecedented stimulus from the global central banks. There has been over the past two weeks record … Even the Germans appear to be altering their stance on austerity with Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Finance Minister, saying “If the economy deteriorates, you don’t reinforce the economic downturn through deeper cuts.” The euro and peripheral bond yields …

It's A Bit Early To Declare A Winner

The current combinations of stimulative programs from bailouts, financial supports and direct liquidity injections, both domestic and globally, are of a magnitude never before witnessed in economic history. The problem with declaring a victor in … — Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:27:31 -0700
Productivity growth will probably remain elusive over the medium term: Our one per cent trend productivity growth forecast reflects evidence that the economy has shifted towards more domestically oriented services sectors, which happen to have relatively lower levels of labour productivity. Rise in the labour force … While manufacturing productivity fell sharply during the Global Financial Crisis, its level has since returned to its previous trend (see Exhibit 10). Although construction … — Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:20:00 -0700
Globally, Asian shares steadied on Friday, tracking global equities higher after upbeat US labor market data, with investors turning their attention toward corporate earnings to assess the outlook for growth after a recent run of soft global data … — Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:58:37 -0700
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Thursday, with recovering commodities and views that a run of weak global economic data will encourage major central banks to keep or deepen their monetary stimulus improving risk sentiment, but weak data … European stock markets were seen subdued, with financial spreadbetters predicting London’s FTSE 100, Paris’s CAC-40 and Frankfurt’s DAX would open narrowly mixed between a 0.1 percent rise and a 0.1 percent drop. U.S. stock … — Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:43:00 -0700
The global financial crisis has revealed flaws in the European monetary union that make it seem more like a political construct than a coherent economic project. These problems have proved particularly painful for the peripheral eurozone … — Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:42:09 -0700
And the administration’s strategists ought to be thinking of how they can involve Seattle, with its global orientation, in playing up their position. This tool is the requirement to develop annually a National Export … The American public recognizes that the world economy has changed. They do not seem to have confidence that we can compete in a battle … This is the agency that assists Boeing with financing plane sales. They also established a Trade Promotion Coordinating Council of … — Thu, 25 Apr 2013 17:05:00 -0700

Europe Risks 'Endless Depression' in Pursuit of Austerity

“We are looking at global economic slowdown.” As for corporate earnings, a stronger U.S. dollar could bring down profits this year, Martenson believes. Corporate profits currently account for 11% of GDP, which is way outside the norm of 6% … — Wed, 24 Apr 2013 22:23:00 -0700
“We are looking at global economic slowdown.” As for corporate earnings, a stronger U.S. dollar could bring down profits this year, Martenson believes. Corporate profits currently account for 11% of GDP, which is way outside the norm of 6% … — Wed, 24 Apr 2013 22:23:00 -0700
Global forecasts show LED lighting a growing force in economy. Hatfield – There are two trends in the marketplace these days: consumers being budget-friendly and environmentally-friendly. It might come as no surprise that the global LED industry is rapidly growing at a phenomenal pace. LEDinside published an extensive report late last year that … within the next two years. More · Share. April 24th, 2013 | Category: Money/Finance/Investment, Sustainable ecology … — Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:10:30 -0700
Globally, Asian shares edged higher on Thursday, supported by views that the recent run of weak global economic data will encourage major central banks to keep or deepen their monetary stimulus to bolster growth. … Domestically, committing to carry forward the economic reforms programme in the remaining term of UPA-II, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the government will take more executive actions in the next two to four months and sought cooperation of the main … — Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:57:57 -0700
And I understand (thanks to Wolf) how this is part of generating an enormous financial imbalance in the world economy, so that our European and North American propensity to spend is wholly dependent on China’s propensity to save. Sadly … — Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:35:21 -0700

Global banking and regulation already fractured

Yet despite growing optimism, witnessed by the fall in Italian government bond yields this week to levels not seen since before the eruption of the sovereign debt crisis, the eurozone remains the biggest threat to global financial stability. This is not least … It is, after all, the job of central bankers to consider such extreme scenarios and to balance the need for financial stability and the protection of domestic taxpayers against the promotion of economic growth. The European banks are in … — Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:20:18 -0700

24 Signs That Our Once Proud Cities Are Turning Into Poverty 

The Economic Collapse. detroit 1423718c. What is happening to you America? Once upon a time, the United States was a place where free enterprise thrived and the greatest cities that the world had ever seen sprouted up from coast to coast. — Tue, 23 Apr 2013 22:07:30 -0700
The last Finance Minister had a booming global economy, and his biggest problem was inventing new spending schemes to stop the surplus getting too large. English has had not only the worst global recession since the Great Depression, … — Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:00:45 -0700
Our local communities are already thriving and resilient in many ways, yet we face serious eco-social challenges such as violence and disease, economic instability and inequity, weather and climate change, and “peak oil” shortages of food, water, and … Supermoms Vs. Superbugs. Posted on Apr 23, 2013. The Coming Global Explosion. Posted on Apr 23, 2013. Bomb Scare. Posted on Apr 23, 2013. Developed Countries Increasingly Look To The Private Sector For Climate Finance … — Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:22:58 -0700
On the fringes of academia, Minsky had explained that finance generates violent, destabilising cycles. One of the first formulations of his financial instability hypothesis is to be found in an article published in 1973, ‘The Strategy of Economic … — Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:59:00 -0700

China recovery remains sluggish

A slowdown in Chinese growth and demand for goods ranging from iron ore and other raw materials to factory technology and consumer products could send out ripples in the global economy. Last week, the government promised steps to … — Mon, 22 Apr 2013 22:33:00 -0700
“A single clause in Point 19 of the communiqué issued by the G20 leaders amounts to revolution in the global financial order. “’We have agreed to support a general SDR allocation which will inject $250bn (£170bn) into the world economy … — Mon, 22 Apr 2013 22:40:00 -0700
There are a real consequences – not just for banks, but for their customers and the dynamics of world trade. Unless the architecture of correspondent banking is robust, particularly in the core area of trade finance, a global economy that is still … — Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:20:31 -0700
Chinese Stocks Slump Most in 3 Weeks as manufcturing Slows. — Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:10:00 -0700
Aid has given Africa a whopping $600 billion of fish over the past five decades while preventing native Africans from casting their lines into the global economy and reeling in the potential $150 billion that they could be earning annually. … In order to make the case for the reevaluation of government aid programs as well as the continued campaign for privatization of trade campaigns to help finance developing economies, businesses and entrepreneurs, there must be continued … — Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:02:43 -0700
BANGKOK – Asian stock markets fell Tuesday after China’s manufacturing growth slowed in April, adding to worries about the health of the world’s second-largest economy. A preliminary survey by HSBC Corp. … Asian markets traded higher Monday, with Tokyo stock markets heading close to a five-year high after a meeting of global finance leaders lent support to Japan’s aggressive monetary policy. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). BANGKOK – Asian stock markets fell Tuesday after … — Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:36:04 -0700

Is China already in a hyperinflation?

The money printing of four years ago during the global financial crisis, equivalent to half-a-year of GDP has come back to haunt the nation with a vengeance. Stimulus … Classic hyperinflation economies create a bubble that then collapses. — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 17:22:27 -0700
Spain’s economic problems now form part of such a complex web of cause and effect, action and reaction, that it is getting increasingly difficult for laymen, journalists and politicians alike to get to the core of what is actually happening. … As I argued in a post for the CNN blog, the currency bares an uncanny resemblance to Dr Strangelove’s doomsday machine, designed so that one day it would almost inevitably blow up the global financial system, but constructed so that any attempt to … — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:06:13 -0700
SEOUL, South Korea – Asian markets traded higher Monday, with Tokyo stock markets heading close to a five-year high after a meeting of global finance leaders lent support to Japan’s aggressive monetary policy. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 1.9 per cent to 13,574.71 after a statement by finance ministers and central bank presidents from the world’s biggest economies appeared to give its blessing to aggressive credit-easing moves pushed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, … — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 21:48:03 -0700
Global finance chiefs handed Japan leeway yesterday to reflate its stagnant economy by indicating its fresh round of monetary stimulus doesn’t contravene an agreement to avoid a currency war. Meeting for the first time since the Bank of … — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 19:25:10 -0700
World finance leaders say they are determined to attack a sluggish global economy in which growth is too weak and unemployment too high. Their problem is arriving at a consensus over the proper mix of policies. Finance ministers and … — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 17:49:06 -0700
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Compared to America, China's Future Economic Outlook Is Cloudy

Yet China’s response to the global financial crisis, which triggered a sharp decline in Chinese exports and slowdown in economic activity, is akin to that of Japan following the Plaza Accord. Instead of government spending, China has sought … — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 03:37:00 -0700
WASHINGTON – Global finance officials on Saturday endorsed a new World Bank goal to end extreme global poverty by 2030 and emphasized that. … “We recognize that sustained economic growth needs a reduction in inequality. — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 04:30:14 -0700
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global finance officials on Saturday said monetary policy alone was not enough to restore confidence in the shaky global economy as they urged countries to take other steps to reinvigorate growth and create jobs. — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 01:34:55 -0700
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Global finance officials on Saturday endorsed a new World Bank goal to end extreme global poverty by 2030 and emphasized that its focus should be on ensuring that the poorest benefit from strong growth and … — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 01:34:46 -0700
Washington, Apr 21:- World economy can bounce back if the advanced economies remove policy uncertainties, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today, maintaining that the Indian economy has been impacted by the global growth … — Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:11:11 -0700


What’s more, the results reveal intriguing clues suggesting that the global economy may be at the beginning of a more sustainable pathway to longer-term value creation. BCG analyzed the … Foreign financing firms to enter Saudi Arabia » … — Sat, 20 Apr 2013 23:23:07 -0700

Reasons behind emerging markets correction

Bloomberg: – Emerging-market stocks dropped to the lowest level in almost five months as Apple Inc.’s Asian suppliers retreated on speculation sales are slowing and concern grew that the global economy is faltering. LG Display Co. slid …. The Most Important Links For 4/17/2013 $SPX $VIX $GOLD ☂ – VIX Is About to Take Market on a Wild Ride (CNBC at Yahoo Finance) Scary Pattern Could Be Forming on S&P 500 Chart (CNBC) Stick with ‘bond-like’ stocks as … Credit Writedowns … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:21:00 -0700
The yen fell the most against the dollar since 1974 and posted its biggest decline versus the euro ever as global stocks rallied and speculation increased that the Bank of Japan will cut interest rates. There were reports in Tokyo overnight of a … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:12:14 -0700
The Finance Minister was responding to questions about a group of analysts saying that the US is on decline. Chidambaram said there are no clear signs that recovery has begun over all countries. “For example, global economy actually … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:32:35 -0700
Germany approved the Cyprus bailout on Thursday as expected. However, Merkel required votes from the SPD and Green Party, to do so. — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:08:00 -0700
She said the reserves needed to be strong enough to help the country in the event of any global economic recession. NAN recalls that Nigeria’s external reserves was 44.18 billion (N68.47 trillion) in December of 2012. It grew to 44.34 billion … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:09:48 -0700

The role of consumption in a sustainable economic recovery

Five years on from the global financial crash, the (often undefended) assumption that economic growth will eventually and ‘naturally’ return remains an implicit and prominent facet of current political discourse. Yet, in light of a discredited … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:55:49 -0700
Relying on falling global commodity prices – over which policymakers have absolutely no control — to alleviate India’s external imbalances is tantamount to living on a wing and a prayer. Falling commodities will undoubtedly … He told Reuters yesterday that his main aim now is to deal with the “last mile” bottlenecks — fuel supply, environment clearance, forest clearance, land acquisition — some of the factors plaguing the economy and FDI outlook. India-watchers will be praying he … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 03:10:35 -0700
[Guest post by George Ingram: Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development. Also posted here.] zimbabwe_mother001_16x9 As the long-dreaded sequestration process begins to set in, U.S. government programs that have already been … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 03:02:11 -0700
Evidence From the Global Financial Crisis. by Guest Author – April 18th, 2013, 6:00am. Tweet This … Bailout Nation. How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy Learn More… Buy the book at Amazon. — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 03:00:16 -0700
“There has been a little bit of a shift following the economic crisis. Pre-crisis there was a lot more focus around growth,” says Lyon. As the recession hit, Lyon says, global CFOs began to immediately question “What’s my cash position from day … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 02:50:33 -0700
Investors are paying close attention to corporate earnings this week to gauge the strength of the U.S. and global economy as the market has shown increased volatility and selling pressure in recent days. Nearly 10 percent of companies in the … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 02:08:40 -0700
This willingness to brush dirt under the carpet to support the financial sector, sometimes called the Green Jersey agenda, contributed to remarkable regulatory laxity with massive impacts in other nations (as well as in Ireland itself) as global financial … party such as AKEL has never once raised any substantive issues about how the economy had become absolutely dependent upon the tax haven model and Cyprus a conduit for the flow of foreign finance capital between jurisdictions.” … — Thu, 18 Apr 2013 01:11:00 -0700