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US Economic Growth

The U.S. economy posted its strongest growth in 11 years during the third quarter, supported by robust consumer spending and business investment. G… — Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:00:00 -0800

Dow Jones

These actions are in response to the continuous downward pressure in the world economy and reflect the calculation that any strategy for survival must be based on waging a war to the finish, rather than an expectation of a genuine and … through a global collapse, coupled with the impoverishment of the working class, and, at the same time, an increasingly ferocious conflict between corporate and financial giants for resources, markets and profits, leading to a new world war. — Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:21:19 -0800

Russian Crisis

Former US Treasury official warns about Russian economic crisis causing global financial collapse … The economy has been battered by a wave of sanctions as a result of tensions over Ukraine, geopolitical uncertainty, and falling oil prices. — Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:30:39 -0800

China and Global Finance

The concern is that such a move may affect US debt financing and global interest rates, thus increasing corporate financing costs and further curbing economic growth in the West. But this worry is alarmist. Although there has been no recent … — Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:41:34 -0800

Global Aging

Global Aging: More Headwinds for U.S. Stocks? Zheng Liu, Mark M. Spiegel, and Bing Wang FRBSF Economic Letter, December 22, 2014 The. … correlations between the M/O ratios and the P/E ratios in other industrialized countries, specifically those in the Group of Seven (G-7). For these countries—Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom—we construct the M/O ratios using United Nations (UN) population data and P/E ratios from Global Financial Data. — Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:00:38 -0800


… another global financial crisis may be greater than in the late 1990s. I’ve been looking for an economic shock to end the disconnect between soaring equity prices (fueled by central bank largesse) and limping economies. Since the … If a full-blown global financial crisis unfolds, along with an accompanying worldwide recession, investment strategy will no doubt shift from the current “risk on” stance to “risk off.” In that scenario, you would expect to see a rush into the safety of Treasury … — Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:22:34 -0800

2015 Economics

Authors: Robert Kahn, Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Heidi Moore, U.S. Finance and Economics Editor, The Guardian Damien Ma, Fellow, The Paulson Institute Edward Alden, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior … — Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:10:45 -0800

Oil And Geopolitics

A plunge in oil prices has sent tremors through the global political and economic order, setting off an abrupt shift in fortunes that has bolstered the interests of the United States and pushed several big oil-exporting nations — particularly those hostile to the West, like Russia, Iran and Venezuela — to … The former finance minister Alexei Kudrin, a longtime friend of Putin, warned this week of a “full-blown economic crisis” and called for better relations with Europe and the United States. — Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:20:46 -0800

America in 2015

“All in all, the future looks bright for the world’s largest economy, and if oil prices continue to decline as they have in the latter half of 2014, the US may keep this momentum going even if the Fed starts to increase rates to a more historically … GAIN’s businesses include, which provides retail traders around the world access to a variety of global OTC financial markets, including forex, precious metals and CFDs on commodities and indices; GTX, a fully independent FX ECN … — Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:21:06 -0800


The new contracts come amid efforts by China to increase the international use of the yuan, as the worlds second-largest economy promotes it as an alternative to the U.S. dollar for global trade and finance. Malaysia and Russia are Chinas … — Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:30:03 -0800