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The US annual rate of growth, initially seen to be 1.7%, was revised upward largely on surprisingly strong export growth, which signaled increasing demand for US-produced goods and services, a sign of a healthier global economy. Business … — Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:17:21 -0700
Generally, I view the global economy and financial “system” as anything but robust. Global economic maladjustment and imbalances are unprecedented. A multi-decade Credit boom – culminated by post-’08 crisis “terminal phase” excess in … — Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:48:35 -0700
A large portion of the spending was the stimulus program during the Global Financial Crisis in order to avoid recession. It was basic Keynesian economics: increase spending during economic downturns to avoid recession, conversely, reduce … — Sat, 31 Aug 2013 00:30:00 -0700



Average household debt jumped from 30 per cent of disposable income in 2008 to 50 per cent by the end of 2011, according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics. China still has a long way to go or … If today’s financial system existed in the 1950s and 1960s do you really think people would have said, ‘Oh, no thank you we prefer to save rather than borrow.’ Of course not. Big Problems … By Mish in forum Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis. Replies: 0. Last Post: … — Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:40:05 -0700
If we could recognize patterns that lead to these bubbles, we could see them coming and adjust policy to protect wealth accumulation and the economy as a whole. The global financial crisis and American wealth accumulation: The Fed needs … — Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:17:00 -0700
Japan’s finance minister Aso says in August 2013 that If sales tax is not raised, Japan fiscal reform may be doubted. … banking supervision, banking tax, banking union, banking union. constancio, banknote, banknote rule, bankruptcy, banks, banks closed, banks. global finance, bar, Barcelona, barclays, Barclays Bank, barclays capital, barnaby jack, barnier, barosso, Barrick, barrier, barrier options, barrier …. Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… — Thu, 29 Aug 2013 18:51:01 -0700

Global economic data releases. … Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… CEO, ceo’s, certification dispute, CFTC, CFTC report, CGPI, chain store sales, chainstore sales, Chairman, Challenger job cuts … — Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:52:59 -0700
will scrutinize capex, household income data to determine whether Japan’s economy is recovering; global economic outlook remains biggest threat to domestic recovery. More of the same from Mr Morimoto. USDJPY a little higher at 97.80 as … — Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:52:27 -0700
With the global economy in search of new growth champions, Africa stands out. … Standard Chartered has pledged over $2bn of financing for African energy projects in the next five years, under President Obama’s Power Africa initiative. — Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:00:02 -0700
Financial System Stability Forum was intensifying the coordination over the policy-response. … Indonesia’s economic fundamental, which is under control, becomes a certain capital to face the impacts of global economic turmoil. Nevertheless … — Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:38:55 -0700
The rupee’s crash has boosted remittances, mainly from blue-collar workers overseas – particularly in the Gulf – who can get more rupees for hard currency. However, it has not triggered a surge in high-value investments in real estate, private … — Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:22:23 -0700
According to Indian Oil Corporation’s Director (finance) P.K. Goyal, the public sector oil companies are losing Rs 600 crore each day on the sale of fuels at current prices due to the high cost of crude. … While reports of ample global supplies were recently the norm, JBC Energy said current developments – such as low spare capacity in Saudi Arabia, stockpiles falling in the US, disappointing supply developments around the world and signs of an improving global economy – pointed to … — Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:33:05 -0700
The Reserve Bank of India will provide dollars directly to state oil companies in its latest attempt to shore up a currency that has slumped to a record low, reflecting the stiff economic challenges facing the country in an uncertain global environment. … The RBI last opened such a window during the 2008 global financial crisis, although it had been widely expected to re-implement the measures after last month telling oil companies to buy dollars from a single bank. Reuters. The steps are … — Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:14:23 -0700


All in all there should be plenty of opportunity today. Let’s hope so at least. Times GMT. Economic data releases 28 august 2013. Economic data 28 august. LinkedIn. Categories: All, Europe, Regions | Tags: Economic Data, Global economy | … — Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:58:45 -0700
Even if the US threat of a potential military intervention in Syria is just a bluff, it is already doing damage to the global economy. Brent crude …. Sober Look is a no-hype financial blog that typically relies on data analysis and primary sources. — Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:07:00 -070


Singapore has established itself as an attractive business location for top logistics companies and global manufacturers and in the last ten years has become the preferred logistics and supply chain management hub for leading companies across many different industries that include; electronics, aerospace, biomedical science … Singapore’s banking industry is a major linchpin in the country’s economy, as well as currently emerging as one of the strongest financial hubs in the world. — Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:14:33 -0700
He is the author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance (2013). Tweet …. At any given moment, the economy consists of only a limited number of actual goods and services, which people attempt to claim with money. If there are too many … — Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:00:12 -0700



… Robert Mead reported as saying housing can’t fill Australia growth hole; Japan’s economy minister Amari said that no concrete instructions have been received from PM from Abe on corporate tax cut, echoed by Japan’s finance minister Aso …. bank stress tests, bank supervision, Bankia, banking, banking panel, banking sector, banking tax, banking union, banking union. constancio, banknote, banknote rule, bankruptcy, banks, banks closed, banks. global finance, bar, Barcelona … — Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:49:50 -0700
Posted on August 27, 2013 by. World leaders are expected to take a softly-softly approach to regulating the so-called shadow banking sector when they meet in Russia next month to avoid damaging the flow of finance to the global economy. — Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:01:09 -0700
In other business-ethics news, nonprofit finance expert says it is increasingly difficult for ethical investors to keep their portfolios pure in an interconnected world, and fraud-prevention specialist says that reinforcing ethics during employment … Some in the business community are contending that the U.S. government’s focus on insider trading prosecution is a waste of resources because damage to the economy is far more likely to come from other types of corporate misbehavior. — Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:47:28 -0700
China’s economy is showing clear signs of stabilization; Policy support and some improvement in global demand helping; On track to meet the government’s 2013 growth target of 7.5 percent; Local government debt also remained under … — Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:20:09 -0700
China vice finance minister says he is confident of achieving 7.5% growth rate in 2013. … Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… CEO, ceo’s, certification dispute, CFTC, CFTC report, CGPI, chain store … — Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:58:11 -0700
Japan’s finance minister Aso: Says Abe will make tax decision after hearing experts’ opinions. … Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… CEO, ceo’s, certification dispute, CFTC, CFTC report, CGPI, chain … — Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:56:00 -0700

Comments by South Africa’s finance minister Pravin Gordhan illustrate renewed anxiety about global financial system. US output, emerging markets exports August 26, 2013. Data illustrate fragility of positive economic trends in advanced … — Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:49:42 -0700

By now, everyone is well aware that real wages have not kept up worker productivity. But why is that?
The Fed, government bureaucrats, and economists are puzzled by the phenomenon as well as what to do about it. — Sun, 25 Aug 2013 22:36:00 -0700
Shanghai FTZ to further promote China’s reform August 26, 2013. The approval of the establishment of Shanghai free trade zone(FTZ) was considered a significant step of further financial reformand opening up to adapt to the global economic … — Sun, 25 Aug 2013 22:35:05 -0700
According to the global financial service major, the speedier rise in US real rates and dollar has now pushed Asia to lift its real rates at a time when its GDP growth has already been slowing. This pro-cyclical tightening, is only adding further … — Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:46:56 -0700
Economic TimesGlobal economy on a firmer footing awaiting US Federal ReserveFinancial ExpressThe US economy is far from firing on all cylinders. (Reuters) More bricks in the global recovery wall are likely to slot into place in a week that … — Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:37:16 -0700
Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… CEO, ceo’s, certification dispute, CFTC, CFTC report, CGPI, chain store sales, chainstore sales, Chairman, Challenger job cuts, Chambers, change, changes … — Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:12:10 -0700
The last time house values moved this high, this quickly was in 2008 before the Dubai real estate crash that came with the global financial crisis. And what does the financial world face this autumn? Another crisis or an acceleration of a very … — Sun, 25 Aug 2013 23:05:01 -0700

Led by the Fed, the world’s major central banks have driven rates to near-record lows. They’ve also pursued a range of unconventional steps to try to help the global economy recover from a financial crisis and the worst recession since the … — Sun, 25 Aug 2013 00:00:03 -0700
Posted: August 25, 2013 in UK Economy, UK Exports, United Kingdom Tags: BRIC … The argument runs like this: global trade has become so integrated, with supply chains being so closely in alignment, that it is very hard for a country that sits in a supply chain to suddenly start selling more goods just because prices have fallen. The ONS put it this … In the aftermath of the 2008 crisis, financial services took the biggest hit, therefore UK imports were adversely affected. Number three: … — Sat, 24 Aug 2013 23:21:08 -0700
Sadly, we have not learnt yet that, in the brave new globalised, open economy world we live in, specialised domain knowledge for the management of an open economy is a MUST for fiscal and monetary policy-makers and managers of the … — Sat, 24 Aug 2013 23:17:00 -0700
Above all else, the Chinese people remain disciplined, hardworking and thrifty, contributing immensely to China’s global competitiveness and to the healthy finances of the Chinese government. Chinese … Even with the slowing down of its economic growth from a ten per cent average over the last two decades to a projected 7.5 per cent this year, China is expected to become the world’s largest consumer market within the next five years, according to a Standard and Poor’s report. — Sat, 24 Aug 2013 22:10:35 -0700
The post-1980 episode of global quest for profit necessitated the restructuring of the international division of labor, as well as mainstream economic theory, to fit the interests of the rising finance capital. At the heart of this restructuring was the …
Despite living and working in a liberal economy like the US for 25 years, despite boldly predicting the global financial crisis, despite his sound economic principles, he has chosen not to dissent while in New Delhi. He is now party to the … — Sat, 24 Aug 2013 21:30:00 -0700

global economic data coming up 23 August 2013. … Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… CEO, ceo’s, certification dispute, CFTC, CFTC report, CGPI, chain store sales, chainstore sales, Chairman … — Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:02:08 -0700
A global financial crisis bigger than the one in 2008 is conceivable in five to 10 years. … Tags: banking and finance, Economy and Business, Global financial crisis, Government budget deficit, Malaysia, Penang, The World, Trade deficit. — Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:18:53 -0700
Nikkei leads gains by over 2% on global growth optimismCNBC.comPeople talk about Asian consumption, but we have had … by over 2% on global growth optimism – on August 23, 2013 4:10 am in Asia Economy / no comments … — Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:10:38 -0700
In the 2012 Global Gender Gap Report of the World Economic Forum, Japan ranked near the bottom — 102 out of 135 countries — on an index measuring gender parity in economic participation and opportunity. Japan has consistently had … — Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:01:51 -0700

Asia Daily Bulletin – 22/08/13

(CN) China Guangxi Province sets up free-trade zone with ASEAN – Chinese press – (KR) Bank of Korea (BOK) deputy gov Suh: South Korea shows relatively resilient and strong economic growth amid global financial crisis – Conf in Seoul. — Thu, 22 Aug 2013 00:02:05 -0700
Cas Mudde argues that despite the widespread popularity of this idea, there is little evidence that Europe has actually experienced a shift to the far-right since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2008. He notes that more than a quarter of the EU’s 28 … Since the start of the Great Recession, the US subprime mortgage market crash that turned into a global economic crisis, it has become received wisdom that the far right is on the rise. How else could it be? Since the rise of the Nazis … — Wed, 21 Aug 2013 23:30:03 -0700
The global marketing industry enjoyed generally positive business conditions in August, despite some less optimistic results in Europe and Asia, according to Warc’s Global Marketing Index. Screengrab of Warc website. The global index of … — Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:48:42 -0700
… to Shane Watson and the Aussies who had a terrific first day in the final Ashes Test aided by some very average bowling. Game on! Have a good day one and all. Times GMT. Global economic data 22 August 2013. Economic data 22 August. — Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:48:56 -0700
Global Economic Intersection – Investing Blog · Home · Main Home … Currently, the International Monetary Fund forecasts that the global economy will expand 3.3 percent this year, compared with 3.2 percent in 2012 and 4 percent in 2011. — Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:07:27 -0700
Entrepreneurship is important to economic development in countries rich and poor, and a global study shows there is much that governments can do to encourage it, an economist writes. — Wed, 21 Aug 2013 21:01:50 -0700

But unlike those two metropolises, Shanghai also had to wait far longer to fully participate in global economic integration. In the 1920s, Shanghai was still the major center of international trade and finance in East Asia. The position of the … — Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:22:55 -0700
Global economic data releases 21 August 2013. … central banking, Central Banking Further Into Uncharted t… Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… CEO, ceo’s, certification dispute, CFTC, CFTC report … — Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:50:57 -0700
Xinhua reports China is to set up a group to coordinate financial regulation boost coordination financial regulators August 2013. … Central Banks, Central Europe, Centre for Planning and Economic Researc… CEO, ceo’s, certification dispute … — Tue, 20 Aug 2013 20:33:41 -0700
2008 and the resulting financial ice-over are a half decade past, and the stock market is setting fresh records. Slump? …. So, the global economy is bad, which drags down technology spending, and thus adds friction to major companies. — Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:58:11 -0700