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The minister is referring not only to his particular branch of government, but also to the system of finance, global transfers and hypersensitive expectations in an era of chronic crises. Many voters act on little more than the hope that their elected … — Sun, 29 Sep 2013 23:29:00 -0700
Ultimately, a prolonged default could lead to a global financial crisis. Will the economy escape harm if both deadlines are met? Probably. The last major fight over the borrowing cap, in the summer of 2011, wasn’t resolved until hours before the … — Sun, 29 Sep 2013 22:44:00 -0700


Financial Tracking & Advice managing director Trevor Harrington thinks there is a long way to go to for the global economy to recover properly – but that that is how it should be. “The slow gradual recovery which we have already seen is … — Sun, 29 Sep 2013 22:06:48 -0700
Five years after the global financial crisis, the U.S. economy is yet to achieve escape velocity. As a result the majority of those surveyed report that: they find it harder to pay for college (77 percent), find good jobs (74 percent), save for … — Sun, 29 Sep 2013 22:00:00 -0700
Then again the economy might still be too weak to start then too, especially if a US Government shutdown this week knocks around 1.5 per cent off 2014 GDP. Bullion bears … News Feeds: Arabian Financial News · Global Financial News … — Sun, 29 Sep 2013 21:58:27 -0700

A reversion to the mean in asset prices for economic boomers means a lot of them will be going back to work. Recently I spoke to one economic boomer who had lost heavily after the global financial crisis. “No worries,” he said. “If need be I’ll … — Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:54:36 -0700
A recent report on the global money laundering and terrorist financing threat by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering suggested that in African countries jurisdictions there seems to be an increase in Internet based fraud and … — Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:04:00 -0700

It has conceived of a plan to create a new economic wave, one that brings together the financial and research might of western capitalism and uses this combination to develop a global green economy that will be dominated by capitalism. — Sat, 28 Sep 2013 22:10:06 -0700

It has been in civil wars, major financial collapses and World Wars too. There is no point in running over the argument about the role of gold in an upcoming global economic reset of currencies but we have reviewed the work of Jim Rickards … — Fri, 27 Sep 2013 23:02:28 -0700
Both countries recognise the importance of expanding bilateral economic engagement, noting the increasing range of global macroeconomic and financial issues, including those related to illicit finance, on which the US and India cooperate. — Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:41:31 -0700
He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television’s ‘Taking Stock’… Posted on 28 September 2013 Categories: Banking & Finance, Global Economics, Investment Gurus, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Video Channel · < Read previous article. — Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:19:39 -0700
The global rift between advanced and developing countries is widening, according to Dr Peter Blair Henry, dean of New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Global Issues. Social, Political, Economic and Environmental Issues That Affect Us All. Search this site … They will try and scare the public that taking action puts jobs and the economy at risk,” Cadman told IPS. “That’s simply not true. It’s the … — Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:57:22 -0700
For the first time in history, Chinese prosperity and social order largely depend on the global economy. This creates a strong vested interest in financial and regional stability, which is yet to be manifest in China’s bullying approach to regional … — Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:00:56 -0700
‘We support genuinely liberal policies based on ‘Austrian economics’ in contrast to the Keynesian claptrap routinely espoused,’ Day explains. This is a quote from Bob Day, … the permalink. ← It ain’t over yet: global financial crisis lingers on … — Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:31:27 -0700

Global economic data releases affecting the forex market. … Economic data 27 September 2013. Economic data 27 September. Economic data (2) 27 September 2013. Economic data (2) 27 September. LinkedIn. Categories: All, Europe … — Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:48:05 -0700
This Blog is dedicated to the NEWS of the WEB that Matters but is Ignored by the Main Stream Financial and News Networks. My Hope is to Spread the Word that there is MORE “Risk” Facing the “Global Economy” than the Talking Heads on … — Thu, 26 Sep 2013 23:28:00 -0700
Dimon is an Astoria slumdog who became the superstar big dog of global finance, a slumdog billionaire! Dimon met with U.S. …. Venitism is a new libertarian paradigm which integrates politics, economics, ethics, and spirituality. Basil Venitis … — Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:34:00 -0700
Raghuram Rajan, the head of the Reserve Bank of India, says central banks warded off a collapse of the global financial system through bank bailouts and rate cuts. Central bankers, he said, were “heroes” for halting the collapse. … Appearing at Frankfurt’s Goethe University to accept the Deutsche Bank prize in financial economics, Rajan said he was making a last speech as an academic economist instead of as a central banker. Rajan, the former chief economist at the International … — Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:12:11 -0700
Financial institutions had a great run. In the lead up to the financial crisis, businesses in the sector had years of continuous revenue growth, large profits and expansion. While that time may feel like decades ago, as the sense of optimism in the … — Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:50:18 -0700


Along with new or existing fields in Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea, mounting interest is likely to generate a significant net increase in output as top global oil and gas gas companies, along with international banks, crowd into this new market searching for first mover status. … The United States’ US$1.5-billion gas programme produced huge project financing opportunities, debt capital market opportunities and later M&A (merger and acquisition) and equities capital markets work. — Thu, 26 Sep 2013 23:32:19 -0700

‘So, obviously, you don’t have to be a financial genius to understand if I can borrow at three per cent or four per cent and buy assets maybe my own stock that is yielding nine per cent, 10 per cent, or 11 per cent, I am going to make a lot of money. In one sense or … Could it be that the 50 per cent rise in borrowing costs this summer – the largest rise ever in such a short period – is going to slowdown the US economy and perhaps stall the recovery altogether? Maybe that is why the Fed … — Wed, 25 Sep 2013 22:06:47 -0700
Global economic data releases. … little scrappy. Expect more of the same. Times GMT. Economic data releases 26 September 2013. Economic data 26 September. LinkedIn. Categories: All, Europe, Regions | Tags: Economic Data | Permalink … — Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:58:29 -0700
Global War or Martial Law or Both (don’t fall for it) · Re-Examining … By federal law, the Gold Exchange Act of 1934 specifically authorizes the US government to rig not only the gold market, but to rig any (financial) market surreptitiously through the Exchange Stabilization Fund. … Jim Rickards, author of the best-seller Currency Wars, sees the world’s central banks embroiled in a “race to debase” their currencies in order to restore — at any cost — growth to their weakened economies. — Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:23:41 -0700
Jorgen Randers published a book in 2012 called 2052: A Global Forecast for the Next 40 Years. A note on the front says, “A report … Research regarding past collapses indicates they were financial in nature–the model should not overlook this important issue. A third reason why I don’t believe …. If oil supply drops (perhaps in response to a drop in oil prices), the world economy must quickly adjust to a lower energy supply, disrupting systems of every type. The drop-off in oil as well as … — Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:23:04 -0700
We are at an important moment for the global economy and financial system. Policy makers have achieved a great deal in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis. Acute crisis risks in the euro area have been reduced by concerted efforts to … — Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:06:00 -0700
Wells Fargo’s Anika Khan discusses the outlook for the US housing market with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television’s ‘Bottom Line’… Posted on 26 September 2013 Categories: Banking & Finance, Bond Markets, Global Economics, … — Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:58:44 -0700
A New Global Financial System? Is the world about to see and adopt a newer and fairer monetary system? Does it mean an end to the Wall Street, London High Street banksters, IMF, World Bank among other financial institutes that are … — Wed, 25 Sep 2013 22:42:00 -0700


Geopolitical instability tops the list of risks to global growth. September 2013 Global executives are increasingly positive about the direction of the world economy, though in our latest survey on economic conditions,1 1.The online survey was in … — Tue, 24 Sep 2013 22:56:46 -0700
Earlier this year there was a global Global Green Summit which was held in South Korea. The feature speaker at that summit was former President of … Since the end of the Second World War, various models of economic growth, most of which have had little to do with protecting the environment, and almost all of which have been concerned with increasing production and consumption, have led to progress and development. Indeed, for the Asian Tigers, their development was … — Tue, 24 Sep 2013 22:20:50 -0700


Meanwhile, demand from other countries for Singapore-made goods remains tepid five years after the global financial crisis – a bane for manufacturers here as two-thirds of manufactured goods are exported. In the first half of the year, the … — Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:50:00 -0700

What is the single best indicator of the American Dream? Many would point to household income growth. My study of the Census Bureau’s data shows a 600.7% growth in median household incomes from 1967 through 2012. — Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:21:57 -0700
… scouring the wires for scraps from which to feed. Have a good session out there. Times GMT. Economic data 24 September 2013. Economic data 24 September. LinkedIn. Categories: All, Europe, Regions | Tags: Economic Data | Permalink … — Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:50:07 -0700
Remarkably if you fast forward until today and Dubai is back as the world’s fastest rising global property market, although you could wisely point out that it is coming from a low base. What kind of a correction will it take to make the US stock … — Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:48:38 -0700
Amidst the crisis filled dark world –Syria, Finance, Terror, Quantitative Easing, loss of biodiversity, water, food , fossil fuels and so on-there is ray of hope coming from that spot sparked by world leaders no less than G20 . … Last week, India’s Prime Minister joined China’s President Xi Jinping, U.S. President Barack Obama, and the other leaders of the G20 large economies to support “full implementation of the agreed outcomes under the United Nations Framework Convention on … — Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:38:28 -0700

Stocks in Shanghai moved higher Monday on further signs of an improving Chinese economy,
while Southeast Asian markets gave up some of the gains they made after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to leave
its stimulus program unchanged.

Fund managers bought the most gold since October last year

The 12-year bull market in gold is also actually not broken so there is no reason to think very much lower prices are in prospect, although a big sell-off in global financial markets this autumn would likely retest the recent lows. Contrarian buy. Contrarians from … Revelations that the vote to hold QE steady was close and due to poor economic data – as ArabianMoney suspected – may reignite market nerves about a coming reduction in QE by the Fed. In that case it was all the more odd … — Sun, 22 Sep 2013 22:16:39 -0700

The return of great expectations for US growth

The A-List from the Financial Times provides timely, insightful comment on the topics that matter, from globally renowned leaders, policymakers and commentators. — Sun, 22 Sep 2013 22:00:56 -0700


Sure the August figures looked great as buyers locked in low-cost finance. But September mortgage approvals are the worst since October 2008 in the middle of the global financial crisis (click here). Nobody seems to have taken this on board … — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:41:25 -0700
… they were totally behind BRICS now. I think if you look hard at what is taking place in the financial arena, you will see that it is only a matter of time and the dollar we know will be worthless – prepare appropriately. … Interconnect with regional and other continental cable systems in Asia, Africa and South America for improved global coverage; Immediate access to 21 African countries and give those African countries access to the BRICS economies. Projected ready for service date is … — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 19:16:12 -0700
“For us to be able to create the jobs in Africa we must look at it, the global financial architecture that is militated against business in Africa,” said Olusegun Mimiko, the governor of Ondo State in Nigeria. “Look at the debt burden of African countries? … In fact just 32 percent said they believed the global economy was on the right track to meet the demands of a growing population within global environmental and resource constraints. Building up the private sector in Africa was a big focus … — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:27:54 -0700
But every time someone suggests that this is a problem and that we should at least try to get debt levels to settle down a bit, people start screaming that “austerity” will hurt the global economy. And of course it will. But we can’t continue to live way, way above our … This debt crisis is going to end up destroying the global financial system, but there is not a thing that you or I can do to prevent it from happening. The unprecedented debt binge that we are witnessing right now is going to … — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:24:00 -0700


Lagarde underscored the unique role of the U.S. in the global economy, noting that the economy accounts for 11 percent of global trade and 20 percent of global manufacturing. The country’s global financial ties run deep too, she said. Foreign … — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:40:00 -0700

The World’s Most Evil Corporation Issues A Dire Warning

The world’s financial system will be collapsed and then reorganized under the Bank for International Settlements. … Today, Goldman Sachs and their fellow Wall Street cronies are currently running, or dare I say ruining the global economy. — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:16:00 -0700


BIS: The most powerful bank in the world announces the crash. German Economic News LINK The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is the current situation on the financial markets as worse than before the Lehman bankruptcy. The warning of … financial crisis. Is key, says White warns that no one knows how to climb the global borrowing costs, whether the U.S. central bank tightened its monetary policy, or “how the process may be disordered, and the challenges to be prepared. — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 07:15:19 -0700
Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey: Latin American Optimism Falls but Revenue and Spending Remain Strong. … Optimism among chief financial officers has fallen in Latin America for two consecutive quarters. This quarter, 60% of the CFOs are less optimistic while … The quarterly survey, which concluded September 6, asked 1,212 CFOs around the world, including 248 from Latin America, about their firm’s expectations and the economy. (See end of release for … — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 07:06:37 -0700
“Public-sector debts and deficits are increasing. The global economy is rapidly approaching the point where neither the public sector nor the private sector can service debts to the degree required to maintain asset prices, which, in turn, removes incentives to borrow further. … damage to the foundation of the global economy. Unfortunately, conditions may have to get much worse in financial markets, banking systems and economies before such “outside the box” ideas are considered. — Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:26:01 -0700