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The international financial elites are in control of the US dollar, and the US government can spend a lot of money, but the US government cannot control the international financial elites. China does not want the … Rickards added that China’s goal of being in an SDR basket is the best of both worlds; the country can still have total control over its monetary policy and capital accounts but still influence global economics by being part of a basket of currencies. “What the Chinese want is to … — Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:13:07 -0700
“The US has reprimanded Germany, saying its exporting prowess is hampering economic stability in Europe and also hurting the global economy. It came as the US Treasury said the Chinese … “In line with the practice of most other G20 nations, China should disclose foreign exchange market intervention regularly to increase the credibility of its monetary framework and to promote exchange rate and financial market transparency,” it said. The Treasury also singled out Japan and … — Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:07:40 -0700
Breakingviews: Political failure broke the global economy (via Reuters TV ) Oct. 29 – The inability of leaders to lead led to the poli… Toxic US Corporate Culture ‘Unchanged’ Five Years After Financial Crisis – AFP (SIGTARP). Toxic US … — Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:30:00 -0700
Zuma said the prevailing state of the global economy dictated that regional integration should be at the top of the economic agenda. The president believes that there is no stronger case for intra-African trade than the recent global financial … — Thu, 31 Oct 2013 01:01:32 -0700


Couple that with a notable cooling in economic forecasts globally and European policy groups holding off from additional accommodation, and the Fed is put in a difficult position for maintaining global financial calm as much as supporting … — Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:51:23 -0700
The Americas are expected to surpass China in terms of luxury goods spending growth, while global revenue will climb an estimated two percent to $299 billion, according to a new study by Bain & Co. The “Luxury Goods … Bain’s Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study 12th edition was enacted with Italian luxury goods trade association Altagamma to analyze the market and financial performance of more than 250 of the world’s leading luxury goods companies and brands. Globally … — Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:45:02 -0700

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Global Economy Feature – Forget China and switch to Zimbabwe, Mexico or Egypt. Forget China and switch to … South Korea, for example, grew in two generations from a peasant economy devastated by war, to a fully paid-up member of the developed world. Others once far better … After the financial crises of the 1980s and 1990s showed that it could not live on oil alone, Mexico invested in manufacturing and assembly companies on its border with the US. This was a crude play on … — Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:52:20 -0700
Eugene Fama has undoubtedly been one the most influential economist of the world as we see it today. Fama’s theories have … Very important publications are the World Economic Outlook,Global Financial Stability Report and Annual Report. — Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:49:59 -0700
Wall Street financiers and Banksters have knowingly committed massive frauds which have brought the global economy to its knees yet they remain un-prosecuted while citizens continue to be shot dead for misdemeanours by police in the service of … While JPMorgan Chase’s $13 billion settlement for its “shady practices that five years ago helped trigger the financial meltdown, including manipulating mortgages and sending millions of Americans into bankruptcy or foreclosure” has … — Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:40:41 -0700
The data reinforce a worrying trend in a region where gross exports represent more than a third of its combined economic output: since peaking in 2010 as the global economy rebounded from financial crisis, Asia’s export growth has rapidly … — Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:33:24 -0700



Traders and investors all around the world is having trouble climbing over the wall of worry/fear with the US stock market, and rightly so. There is a lot of things taking place and unfolding that carry a high level of uncertainty. Let’s face it, who … — Sun, 27 Oct 2013 21:04:00 -0700
Stock Market Review – Slightly green week on the markets. Even though indices are making new highs lot of momentum stocks have lost its mojo. China stocks were one of the leading areas were spec money and hot cash was riding in but … — Sun, 27 Oct 2013 20:29:50 -0700
… especially since it coincides with the never-ending aftermath to the global financial crisis. That it was announced in the same week of the US farce over public debt and healthcare showed just how juvenile our appreciation of economics still … — Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:17:50 -0700
… and lowest ranked economies. “This great gathering should do more than restate the case for regional integration: it must examine how to push the African continent to the next level, to become a global growth pole in its own right,” said Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank. … High-level dialogues will cover integration issues ranging from finance to water resource management, fiscal convergence and harmonization of social policies. Participants will also be … — Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:46:11 -0700
Indian equity markets are poised to hit new highs on hopes that the economy had bottomed out and growth would revive in the coming quarter on the back of a good monsoon and positive global cues, especially delayed tapering of stimulus by US Federal Reserve. … “The latter can be mainly attributed to the anticipated moderation in our CAD as well as policy measures taken to attract capital in order to finance the deficit,” he added. The market, whose benchmark Sensex closed at over one-week low of 20683.52 last Friday, … — Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:27:16 -0700
While many investors focus a large portion of their attention on the stock market rather than some others, Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail thinks it’s time you start paying a little more attention to another. Here’s a switch: The bond market is a … — Sun, 27 Oct 2013 21:55:35 -0700


It also ignored the screaming gorilla in the room: the flawed monetary system and the ludicrous government spending spree at the root of the financial crisis and the ongoing economic problems plaguing the world. There may be good … — Sun, 27 Oct 2013 05:52:00 -0700

Here is basically how quantitative easing (QE) works: The Fed prints money, they give the printed money to primary dealers, the Fed gets a bond in return, and presto they have injected new money into the global financial system without having to deal with messy … After flirting for months with the idea of curtailing stimulus, the Fed said in September it would continue purchasing $ 85 billion of bonds a month, citing the need to see more evidence that the U.S. economy will improve.

The Shanghai free-trade zone promises to do for China and global finance what the Shenzhen special economic zone did for China and the global manufacturing supply chain. The rest of the country will see how closely entwined are modern … — Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:03:32 -0700
About one-fifth of combined corporate loans is at risk of default in the three economies, which are forecast to contract this year, according to the fund’s Global Financial Stability Report released today. The Spanish banking system is the only … — Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:32:00 -0700
A stunning Ministry of Finance (MoF) report released today on the global impact of the recently implemented Affordable Care Act (ACA) [otherwise known as Obamacare] in the United States is warning that this new law is now in a “death … — Thu, 24 Oct 2013 22:23:00 -0700
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Global economic data releases affecting the forex market. … Times GMT Economic data releases 24 October (1) 2013. Economic data 24 October (1). Economic data releases 24 October (2) 2013. Economic data 24 October (2). LinkedIn. — Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:47:37 -0700
One thing seems certain: although the 2008 global financial crisis exposed dangerous flaws in the free-market system, the market economy appears likely to remain the norm in the coming decades. Moreover, in view of the difficulty of opting … — Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:38:04 -0700
Cameron said: “I want Britain to be one of the world’s centres of Islamic finance – from the highest and mightiest financial institutions all the way to start-ups. The prime minister said: “I’m proud of the that fact that even in difficult economic times … — Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:25:00 -0700
Chinese PMI data looks flat as interest rate hike spooks global financial markets … The more worrying news is the spike in Chinese short-term interest rates that may herald a long-awaited credit crunch in the world’s second largest economy. — Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:00:51 -0700
AS IF a global financial-market meltdown, the deepest U.S. recession in seventy years, an existential crisis in the euro zone and upheaval in the Middle East hadn’t already created enough trouble for one decade, now the unrest and anxiety … Given that Europe and America, China’s largest trade partners, are still struggling to recover their footing, growth is slowing across much of the once-dynamic developing world, and the pace of economic and social change within China itself is … — Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:35:00 -0700
Paul Stringer sat down with us and shared the many ways their company has helped customers cope with the global financial crisis. The company’s director gave us many insights about creating a positive move in the current economic climate. — Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:03:42 -0700

Global economic data releases affecting the forex market. … Economic Data Releases 23 October 2013. Economic Data 23 October. LinkedIn. Categories: All, Economic Data, Europe, Regions | Tags: economic calendar, Economic Data | … — Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:59:29 -0700
Every few months, if the United States’ spending reaches the debt ceiling without Congress raising it again, the entire world economy will collapse, ushering in a crisis far worse than anything seen since the Great Depression. The worst thing about the debt ceiling, however, is not the possibility of default or the implosion of the entire global financial system, but rather that the whole idea of the debt ceiling is completely arbitrary. The United States is one of only two democratic countries … — Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:15:22 -0700
Does this not remind you of the rumblings in the US banking system in the run up to the 2008 global financial crisis? With the benefit of hindsight the strains were apparent long before the proverbial really hit the fan. Bad loans. Back in April the … — Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:01:47 -0700
“China and US lift global economy” was the banner headline this weekend for the Financial Times. While obviously bullish for the global economy, it is particularly so for gold and silver stocks such as Barrick Gold (NYSE: ABX), Goldcorp … — Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:55:41 -0700
After the 2008 global financial crisis, Beijing stimulated the economy by ordering the banks to open the spigots of credit for local projects; as a result, local governments started relying once again, as they had under the pre-1994 system, on a … — Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:46:00 -0700
At a recent talk at the Embassy of Kazakhstan in October, 2013, a member of the board and Minister for Economy and Financial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission Timur Suleimenov stated, “We have no trade barriers between our three member nations. Now we … The prestigious forum looks at economic issues from a global and regional perspective and tries to find answers from green technology to lowering trade barriers and “bringing investor attention to the region”. — Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:43:27 -0700
&ldquoWe estimate that, in emerging markets, there is north of $two trillion well worth of excellent business that is becoming remaining on the table by the global economic sector,&rdquo Gamser mentioned. Often, it is not for a lack of money, … — Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:40:50 -0700

Global bond investors are losing confidence in U.S. treasuries, unloading their existing holdings, and avoiding new purchases. With an unprecedented $17 trillion in federal government debt that now exceeds … have reduced holdings for four straight months, the longest stretch since 2001. Their growing reluctance to finance the world’s biggest debtor nation may lift borrowing costs further and harm an economy that has yet to fully recover from the deepest recession since the 1930s. — Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:51:44 -0700
Madison, Wisconsin — Last week, the United States once again walked up to the precipice of a debt default, and once again the world wonders why any country, much less the world’s largest economy, would endanger its financial reputation and thus its ability to borrow. Though a potential global financial crisis was averted at the last minute, one notable development has been a string of warnings by Chinese officials. Prime Minister Li Keqiang told Secretary of State John Kerry that he … — Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:40:15 -0700


Have a good session one and all. Times GMT. Global Economic data releases 22 October 2013. Economic Data 22 October. LinkedIn. Categories: All, Economic Data, Europe, Regions | Tags: economic calendar, Economics Data | Permalink … — Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:49:41 -0700
Global raw steel production rose 1.6% from August to September, from 130.35 million metric tons to 132.5 million metric tons according to the World Steel Association. The latest figures … Global Economy Category Sponsored by IFS. IFS is the … — Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:35:00 -0700
Ideally, it would start of with a global financial collapse triggered by a catastrophic loss of confidence in the tools of globalized finance. That would swiftly morph into commercial …. Even when viewed from this rather bizarre perspective that treats our one and only living planet as a storehouse of commodities to be plundered, it turns out that most of our economic “wealth” is made possible by “ecosystem services” which are provided free of charge. These include water clean enough to … — Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:00:00 -0700