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This decision by the world’s third largest economy contributes to the growing gap between where we are headed and what we need to do to limit warming to 2° (itself a potentially dangerous level of warming). On current policies global … — Sat, 30 Nov 2013 00:32:18 -0800


Global Economic Intersection – Investing Blog · Home …. As we discussed in Part 3, rising US rates are a problem for the rest the world too, because they make US assets in general more attractive, and the higher-yielding US bonds a better deal. … The EU has made the mistake of try to fool market with vague, underfunded plans before back in the first Greek bailout, and these only served to raise fears and spark the worst selloffs since 2009 that ultimately required far larger financial … — Fri, 29 Nov 2013 22:57:04 -0800
Our traditional financial system has intermediaries that sit on top of the narrow supply of coins and notes in the economy, creating layers of credit services and other financial products. In these account-based systems, individuals trust these … — Fri, 29 Nov 2013 21:43:35 -0800
In some locations, people pushed, shoved, and fought their way through the shopping aisles. In other locations, traffic was normal. — Fri, 29 Nov 2013 18:20:00 -0800

Soon after the deal, the global financial crisis crippled the world economy, puling down the demand for steel. To make the company viable, Tata Steel had to resort several rounds of job cuts and mothballing of loss-making units. Tata said in … — Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:39:32 -0800
The employment and pay situation in Spain is so bad that 33% struggle to pay their bills. More importantly, 25% would consider leaving the country for better opportunities. — Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:12:00 -0800
Global economic data releases affecting the forex market today. … and pillage of the yen continues albeit off the intra highs. Have a good weekend all ….go the Kiwis in that other World Cup game…. Mike Paterson November 29, 2013 at 06:12. — Thu, 28 Nov 2013 21:57:38 -0800

The official launch of the ICD Thomson Reuters finance development indicator coincided with the Global Islamic Economic Summit in Dubai. As per the analysis, the size of the Islamic finance industry globally was $1.35 trillion in 2012. — Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:46:10 -0800
As Steve Keen has argued, there exists in monetary economies the need for periodic debt jubilees, as described in the Judeo-Christian Bible, as wealth becomes increasingly concentrated in fewer and fewer hands. Currently we are seeing now increasing … 1) The Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2008 and immediately following, for Wall Street and some investors, the receding into the past in early 2009 of the “sky is falling” period of late 2008. 2) Growth of a quasi-libertarian anti … — Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:29:34 -0800


Negotiators came tantalizingly close but failed to clinch a global free trade deal after more than a decade of talks that could have given the world economy a $1 trillion boost, the head of the World Trade Organization said Tuesday. Roberto … — Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:45:16 -0800
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Get ready for Global Warming wealth redistribution. … The second tier came from the bankers and corporations looking to profit from the crony capitalist sphere known as the Carbon Economy by selling other companies the power to impose costs on their rivals and customers through environmental regulations. An entire … Once there was an expert and financial constituency in place to press for further changes; the third tier of large scale wealth redistribution could be unleashed. — Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:27:57 -0800


OFCs as defined by Zoromé (2007) are jurisdictions that provide financial services to non-residents on a scale that is excessive compared to the size and the financing of their domestic economies. The graphic … The vast majority of the almost US$70 trillion foreign financial assets are concentrated in North America, Europe and Japan. Areas with assets below $US50bn are not shown for their relative insignificance in the global context. Offshore Financial Centres. The chart on the top … — Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:00:56 -0800

Commentary on current economic and financial news. … Throughout her career as an Equity Research Analyst, Katie has covered various sectors, including Global Consumer Products, Global Real Estate, and Metals and Mining, at UBS Securities and also at a boutique investment bank.” Even more curious is the resume Kolchin has posted at LinkedIn. The resume states that the New York Fed has an “internal equity research team,” of which she is the Senior Analyst. The team’s … — Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:13:20 -0800
… banking failures, banking panel, banking sector, banking supervision, banking tax, banking union, banking union. constancio, Bankingunion, banknote, banknote rule, bankruptcy, banks, banks closed, banks. global finance, bar, Barcelona … — Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:51:11 -0800
The chart above tries to do a decent job at presenting the basic returns in the global macro investment world of finance. S&P 500 represents equities, 30 Year Treasuries represent bonds and Gold represents commodities / hard assets. — Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:16:28 -0800

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Oil prices hit the skids on Monday after Iran and six world powers sealed a deal curbing its nuclear programme, a fillip for global economic growth that found expression in heartier share prices from Tokyo to Seoul. — Sun, 24 Nov 2013 21:57:00 -0800
The economic performance of Africa in the last few years has been remarkable. The continent has consistently defied the global trend. Five years after the global financial system came perilously close to collapse, the global economic outlook … — Sun, 24 Nov 2013 23:30:59 -0800
As one recent study has asked, does a time of economic turmoil, such as the Global Financial Crisis, make it easier to slip between formal, informal and criminal activity (Saitta et. al 2013)? Though macro-level studies appear to be hamstrung … — Sun, 24 Nov 2013 22:29:38 -0800
Market risk. Credit risk. QE risk. Fiscal risk. Global macro risk. … skip to main | skip to sidebar. Distressed Volatility | Financial Markets, Technical Analysis, Economic Trends. Pages. Home · About · Live Interactive Chart & Watchlist … — Sun, 24 Nov 2013 21:56:00 -0800
“The scariest scenario, and the one we should be most wary of, is a bottomless crash in the yen,” as the global financial community loses faith in the currency, Hama said. China Developers Owe 3.8 Trillion Yuan in Land Taxes, CCTV Says. — Sun, 24 Nov 2013 21:47:00 -0800
Now we’ll whirl off in pursuit of the Seagreen Global name, which leads via shared directors to Seagreen Group Limited, a UK company which gained a listing on GXG Markets in January. …. This mess is the fruit of the confusion sowed by the New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, which is still perfectly happy to assign the meaningless designation “New Zealand Financial Services Provider” to pretty much any old offshore crock, which, registration in hand, can then blag its … — Sun, 24 Nov 2013 21:04:06 -0800


Iran Nuclear Deal Details – Will NOT Stop Iranian Nuclear Weapons Programme :: The Market Oracle :: Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting Free Website. … Broad U.S. restrictions on trade with Iran remain in effect, depriving Iran of access to virtually all dealings with the world’s biggest economy. … The American people prefer a peaceful and enduring resolution that prevents Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and strengthens the global non-proliferation regime. This solution … — Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:20:24 -0800
In October, Dubai announced its strategy to become the global capital of the Islamic economy and as such, the attention of many finance professionals has turned away from conventional finance towards Islamic options. Discussions at the … — Sat, 23 Nov 2013 21:54:15 -0800
Part of the reward was Wilson’s appointment of Paul Warburg to the first Federal Reserve Board. The symbiotic relationship between presidents and bankers has continued ever since. The same small clique continues to wield financial power. — Sat, 23 Nov 2013 21:23:21 -0800
Will Stock Market Crash? :: The Market Oracle :: Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting Free Website. … The Fed’s economic models, and 99% of the economic models employed by Central Banks in general, believe that monetary easing can bring about an economic recovery. The primary argument for this crowd if QE … Previously, Graham worked as a Senior Financial Analyst covering global markets for several investment firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. He’s lived and performed … — Sat, 23 Nov 2013 21:11:36 -0800
Overly constricted markets —> free-er markets —> wildly free & unhinged markets —> global financial catastrophe —> anti-capitalism backlash led by a Manchurian candidate inculcated with and committed to anti-market / statist policies of … Exactly, and so this is why Clinton’s maniacal deregulation is his legacy: he removed the keystone of our financial strength and paved the way for world economic collapse and the rise of Marxism/Leninism in the guise of Barack Hussein Obama. — Sat, 23 Nov 2013 15:27:21 -0800
They’ve gotten in over their heads with future commitments to pay off their citizens, which requires a high global price for oil. If the U.S. uses its new natural gas wealth to create methanol to compete with gasoline directly, the price of fuel will drop precipitously and OPEC’s controlling power over the world’s economy will collapse. Of course OPEC doesn’t want this to happen. That’s an understatement. They absolutely cannot allow this to happen. One good way of stopping it is to try to … — Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:36:00 -0800

Seismic transformations in demographic and urban geographies are precipitating shifts in global governance. It is not just the fact of power and influence … What is more, about 600 large and intermediate cities now make up roughly two thirds of the global economy. Urbanization is generating advantages, … They are failing to deliver services, ensure adequate governance or integrate into global systems of finance, services, migration or otherwise. Not surprisingly, many (but not all) of … — Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:15:39 -0800
The consensus is that these actions have raised GDP by between 1% and 3% and prevented a catastrophic failure in the global financial system. But who have they benefited and is the US economy rebounding or does it just look like it, … — Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:11:53 -0800
Even so, investors consider the political stalemate over government finances the gravest danger to the global economy; it is cited as the biggest risk by 35 percent, up from 26 percent in September. Slowing growth in China, which topped the … — Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:26:00 -0800


Similarly, the economy witnessed a 5% drop in 2008, the beginning of the global financial crisis. What’s remarkable, however, is that America has always—always—bounced back. Its share of the world economy was 27% in 1950, a figure that … — Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:44:11 -0800

Global economic data releases affecting the forex market today. … Mike Paterson November 22, 2013 at 06:11. ours FB ! click on ” Navigate” in our tool bar. ForexBee. November 22, 2013 at 06:13. — Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:00:13 -0800
The Global Financial Leadership Conference wrapped up November 20. You can find part I … Fox Business Network anchor Liz Claman moderated a panel on how the U.S. markets and economy can maintain good health in the years ahead. — Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:36:32 -0800

Global steel production rose 6.6 percent in October compared to output a year ago, with China — the world’s biggest producer — outpacing overall growth, World Steel Association data showed on Wednesday. The evolution of steel production is a key indicator… … skip to main | skip to sidebar. Distressed Volatility | Financial Markets, Technical Analysis, Economic Trends … — Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:34:00 -0800
The archipelago nation of the Philippines is part of the overall emerging markets bubble that has been inflating since 2009 after China launched a $586 billion economic stimulus plan to counter the negative effects of the global financial crisis … — Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:43:00 -0800

… the global financial system during post-2007 turbulence.” In other words, without public deliberations, an action that was adopted as a temporary, emergency operation, now had become a permanent part of world finance – on the basis of minutes and details yet to be seen by Congress or the general public… … Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: central banking, command system, currency swaps, democracy, FRBNY, globalization, MMT, Simon Potter … — Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:22:00 -0800

MONEY FOR NOTHING is a feature-length documentary about the Federal Reserve – made by a Team of AFI, Sundance, and Academy Award winners — that seeks to unveil America’s central bank and its impact on our economy and our society. Current and former top economists, financial historians, and investors and traders provide unprecedented access and… … As the global financial system continues to falter, the Federal Reserve finds itself at a crossroads. The choices it makes … — Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:09:05 -0800
Martin Wolf at the Financial Times argues that the future of the world economy, in particular that of advanced economies, looks sluggish because investment rates have displayed a downward trend over recent years, even before the financial … To be more specific, I will argue that over the past decade a combination of diverse forces has created a significant increase in the global supply of saving–a global saving glut–which helps to explain the relatively low level of long-term real … — Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:06:32 -0800
There’s no shortage of dialogues, conferences, and summits between the two countries — from the most prominent Strategic and Economic Dialogue on security and development, to myriad others ranging from cyber security to food safety and … — Wed, 20 Nov 2013 22:36:07 -0800
What is in fact sustained here is the control over the global economy and the global environment vested in a closely entangled ‘super-entity’ of corporate and financial organisations and their shareholders. This is why offsetting as a solution to … — Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:07:44 -0800