Dr. Rick C. Ernst
Coaching The Affluent To A Fulfilling Life
of Peace, Passion, Profits And Philanthropy.
TheBestCoach.Com

Global Economy

Asia needs policy coordination amid slower economic growth
www.komonews.com

The International Monetary Fund this month cut its forecast for global economic growth this year to 3.3 percent from 3.4 percent. Even so, the IMF now expects the U.S. economy to grow 2.2 percent this year, up from its June forecast of 1.7 percent.

1,790
Like
Save
Global economy tests limits of managing a depression
gulfnews.com

Suppose we had been told two decades ago that a time would come when the highest short-term intervention rate implemented by the four most important central banks of the high-income countries was just half a per cent. Suppose, too, we were told that …

1,796
Like
Save
China's Slowdown Not Good for the Global Economy or the U.S.
dailysignal.com

William Wilson is a senior research fellow in The Heritage Foundation's Asian Studies Center. He concentrates on analyzing the economic performance of Asian-Pacific nations and educating Asian leaders in the principles and practices of free markets.

2,000
Like
Save
Global economy's weak link raises downturn risk
www.afr.com

It is easy enough to see how the gold standard as practised between the first and second world wars got the global economy into serious trouble. In its idealised form, the standard was supposed to work in a rather elegant way. Economies on the standard …

2,548
Like
Save
Macro Horizons: Data Help to Calm Nerves About State of Global Economy
blogs.wsj.com

Macro Horizons covers the main macroeconomic and policy news events affecting foreign-exchange, fixed income and equity markets around the world, as selected by editors in New York, London and Hong Kong. WRAP: After a week in which Chicken Littles …

3,618
Like
Save
GLOBAL ECONOMY-Business activity improves in China, euro zone but little …
in.reuters.com

The improvement in purchasing managers' surveys, released on Thursday, will ease some worries about the outlook for the global economy, but news that companies in the euro zone cut prices at the steepest rate in almost five years will be of concern to …

4,204
Like
Save
Oil Shocks And The Global Economy
oilprice.com

What these results tell us is that the global economy reacts immediately and violently to abrupt “oil shocks” but doesn't much care what the oil price does at other times. (As to why the global economy responds only to the “shocks”, my belief is that …

4,216
Like
Save
World Bank warns of risks to "disappointing" global economy
news.xinhuanet.com

BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Xinhua)– A senior World Bank official on Wednesday sounded a warning note for a "disappointing" global economy in 2014, pointing to commodity prices, Ebola and political instability as the daunting risks. The message was sent by …

3,596
Like
Save
Bank of England keeps interest rates steady amid pessimism about global …
www.foxnews.com

LONDON – Bank of England policymakers remain split on raising interest rates, voting 7-2 at their last meeting to maintain a record low rate of 0.5 percent amid increasing pessimism about the global economy. Minutes from the meeting held Oct. 7-8 …

1,592
Like
Save