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World Economy So Damaged It May Need Permanent QE

Combined tightening by the United States and China has done its worst. Global liquidity is evaporating. What looked liked a gentle tap on the brakes...

The Sluggish Economic Recovery

by Ken Vincent, Featured Contributor I'VE HEARD VARIOUS politicians espouse their theories on why the economic recovery is so slow. These, mostly academicians and lawyers,...

The Beijing Bubble: Will China’s Housing Addiction Damage the Global Economy?

For some time now, a number of analysts have been warning that the boom in China’s housing sector could be the catalyst for a...

Breakingviews: Global Economy Confronts a Mid-Life Crisis

Feb. 10 - A "savings glut" is poised to wreak havoc on the global economy, says Reuters Breakingviews' Andy Mukherjee, with the rising number of middle-aged people likely to produce deflationary shocks.

Mood of ‘Cautious Optimism’ on World Economy Reigns at Davos

The leaders of the world economy expressed cautious optimism over the prospects for the global economy this year as the Davos forum wrapped up on Saturday. Speaking on a panel of ministers, central bankers and top business leaders at the World Economic…

The Day the World Changed, Part 3: In the Economy

  You’re ready to leap ahead in your meeting. It’s time to show this team a new future for a large part of the economy:  What’s a digital supply chain? Eighty percent of global trade is part of global value chains.(1) That’s $12 trillion out…

2014: Whats Next For The Global Economy?

2013 has been a year of disappointing growth. When we look back at the forecasts that were made for GDP growth last year, they...

America’s Role as Consumer of Last Resort Goes Missing

Not long ago, before the financial crisis and the global recession it triggered, economists referred to Americans as the consumers of last resort. When...

How to Cope with a Difficult Work Environment

You've read the reports about the economy, the jobless rate and the difficulties involved in finding employment. The statistics indicate that the world economy...

World Clock: Economy

In the United States the national debt is over 16 trillion dollars, well over 70% of GDP. In addition to this debt, the federal...