Posts Tagged ‘economy’

PUNISHING ECONOMY: San Fran’s Democrat tyrants double down on closed businesses, taxing landlords for leaving stores vacant

(Natural News) It’s difficult to start a new business even in a fantastic economy like the one President Donald Trump and Republicans have created, but it’s never easy to create and sustain a business in a high-tax state like California. Democrat super majorities have, for years, ratcheted up taxes, fees and other […]

Can Africa Save The World Economy From ‘Peak Growth’?

Authored by Jim O’Neill via Project Syndicate, Whether or not the 2010s were a “lost decade,” one thing is clear: many countries fell short of their potential, possibly squandering their last best shot of registering strong GDP growth. In the decade ahead, demographic realities will catch up to China and the West, and the world […]

US Secretly Threatened To Damage Europe’s Economy If EU Continued Iran Support

(MEMO) — United States (US) threatened to impose 25% tariffs on European car exports if the European Union (EU) had continued to support Iran’s nuclear deal, German defence minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, announced yesterday. Speaking at a press conference in Britain’s London, Kramp-Karrenbauer, said that US President Donald Trump had “secretly” warned France, Germany and […]

People In US See Economy Is Rigged For The Wealthy

The notion that the U.S. economy is “rigged” to benefit the wealthy and special interests was a major rallying cry in the 2016 presidential election and is already resurfacing in the 2020 race. This message is likely to resonate with many Americans. Seven-in-ten U.S. adults say the economic system in their country unfairly favors powerful interests, compared with […]

The Fed Protects Gamblers at the Expense of the Economy. “Helicopter Money”

Although the repo market is little known to most people, it is a $1-trillion-a-day credit machine, in which not just banks but hedge funds and other “shadow banks” borrow to finance their trades. Under the Federal Reserve Act, the central bank’s lending window is open only to licensed depository banks; but the Fed is now […]

Use of Herbicides Costs UK Economy £400 Million A Year: Organic Agriculture Is The Only Solution

We present and have presented the facts, evidence and information regarding the powers that sit behind figures like the president of the United States, for example, and many other nations. In today’s day in age, it’s great to see more and more people waking up to this. We’ve done this for a number of years, […]

UK economy faces weakest growth since second world war

   The British economy is on track for the weakest year outside a recession since the second world war, as political turmoil and Brexit uncertainty dragged down growth, a Guardian analysis reveals. At the end of a turbulent year and following Boris Johnson’s election victory, surveys of business activity suggest economic growth in the final […]

Global Economy Will Likely Remain Sluggish Into 2020 

The global economy has entered a period called ‘slowbalization,’ which is the result of geopolitical shifts and secular trends that have slowed down globalization or, in some cases, completely reversed it. A global manufacturing recession was sparked by changes in consumer preferences that have roiled manufacturing hubs and complex supply chains in developed and emerging […]

Putin saved the country’s economy – Russia’s ex-Finance Minister

   A project by the Russian news agency Ria Novosti devoted to the 20th anniversary of Vladimir Putin at the helm of the country features several interviews with the nation’s most prominent public figures, who recount their most memorable experiences with Vladimir Putin during the last two decades. Former Minister of Finance Alexei Kudrin opened […]

5 Reasons Why Business Management Degrees are So Valuable in Today’s Economy

The default image of someone with a business degree is of people wearing suits and ties working in financial departments or even the C-suite. While there are people with business degrees working in these lucrative jobs, there are many other jobs business management degree holders can fill. And there are […]

"We Could At Most Hope For Stagnation:" German Economy To Contract In Q4

Global stocks have priced in a massive economic rebound from the US, Europe, and China for early 2020, with the latest Fund Manager Survey indicating the biggest jump in optimism on record. But is this optimism justified? Is it possible that after a brief push higher, deceleration resume as the world’s manufacturing complex remains mired […]

Bolivia’s New US-Backed Interim Gov’t Wastes No Time Privatizing Economy

It has been barely one month since the administration of Jeanine Añez seized power in a military coup in Bolivia, but it has wasted no time in attempting to transform the economy and society. Its latest move is aimed at privatizing the country’s economy. A government spokesperson confirmed the fears of many, claiming that “I […]

British Elections: “Booming” Economy Means More Bad Jobs and Faster Race to the Bottom

For the past 30 years, no matter which party has been in power, the US economy has produced more and more “bad” jobs – because the Race to the Bottom is ruling class policy. “Whole sectors have become precarity zones.” A Brookings Institution study  shows 44 percent of all American workers toil in “low-wage” jobs, with […]

Japan is again forced to stimulate its troubled economy

   Japan faces a wall of debt that can only be addressed by printing more money and debasing its currency. This means they will be paying off their debt with worthless yen where possible and in many cases defaulting on the promises they have made. Japan currently has a debt/GDP ratio of about 250% which […]

Visualizing The New Cryptocurrency Economy

Over a decade ago, the birth of Bitcoin sparked a revolution in the digital world – and just last year, the number of active cryptocurrencies jumped from roughly 1,600 to over 3,000 worldwide. As Visual Capitalist’s Ashley Viens details below, cryptocurrencies have now evolved past simple digital currencies, offering solutions to meet the complex needs of modern financial markets. […]

The wolf that ate Wall Street: US economy roars amid rising income inequality

The sound of popping champagne bottles will soon echo across Manhattan this holiday season as corporate America is in decidedly high spirits. And for good reason. Wall Street has witnessed one of its most robust earning seasons on record, unemployment is at its lowest rate in 50 years, while many corporations are swimming in cash. […]

UN says Israeli occupation cost the Palestinian economy $48 billion

Israeli military checkpoints and barriers around the West Bank and Gaza doubtless restrict the flow of goods and labor to farms and businesses and serve to choke off the fledgling $14.7bn Palestinian economy. This week, the United Nations attempted to put a figure on exactly how much the occupation was costing Palestinian officials. The number […]

Q3 GDP Unexpectedly Revised Higher: US Economy Grew 2.1% As Fed Was Cutting Rates

With GDP estimates for the current quarter printing below 0.5% according to the Atlanta and NY Fed… … markets will probably not care much how much the BEA revised Q3 GDP, although we are confident the US president will care, and will blast it on his tweeter account shortly, after GDP in the last quarter […]

5 More Signs That The Global Economy Is Careening Toward A Recession

Authored by Michael Snyder via, The global economy is already in the worst distress that we have seen since 2008, and it appears that the global slowdown is actually picking up pace as we head into 2020. And this is happening even though central banks around the world have been cutting interest rates and […]

Powell’s Fantasy: The Economy Should Grow Faster Than Debt

Authored by Lance Roberts via, In recent testimony to Congress’s Joint Economic Committee, Jerome Powell stated: “The debt is growing faster than the economy — that’s unsustainable. It’s not the Fed’s job to say how the government should cut the deficit, but we need to get the economy to grow faster than the debt. […]

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