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New Hope, Old Problems for the Global Economy
January 04, 2013
New Hope, Old Problems for the Global Economy
The beginning of the year has been greeted with a degree of optimism. Will lingering issues dampen spirits?
New Hope, Old Problems for the Global Economy
A Better Year: 2013 Forecast for Asian Economies
January 03, 2013
A Better Year: 2013 Forecast for Asian Economies
After a tough year in 2012, the IMF and World Bank expect many Asian economies to recover.
A Better Year: 2013 Forecast for Asian Economies
Global Markets Rise on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
January 03, 2013
Global Markets Rise on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
While a deal was struck, coming showdowns over the debt ceiling and sequestration are around the corner.
Global Markets Rise on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
Report: Progress on Fiscal Cliff Talks
January 01, 2013
Report: Progress on Fiscal Cliff Talks
Negotiations between Mitch McConnell and Joseph Biden have made progress, Politico reports.
Report: Progress on Fiscal Cliff Talks
2012: A Tough Year for Vietnam
December 27, 2012
2012: A Tough Year for Vietnam
The State Bank of Vietnam has cut interest rates for the 6th time this year. Will Vietnam’s economy pick up steam?
2012: A Tough Year for Vietnam
New iPad to be Released March 2013?
December 25, 2012
New iPad to be Released March 2013?
If the rumors are true, the fifth-generation iPad could be as thin as the iPad mini.
New iPad to be Released March 2013?
Holiday Gift: Asia Thinking Stimulus
December 22, 2012
Holiday Gift: Asia Thinking Stimulus
As Australia admits the idea of a budget surplus is over, other nations could implement some form of economic stimulus.
Holiday Gift: Asia Thinking Stimulus
The Real U.S. - China Problem
December 18, 2012
The Real U.S. - China Problem
While the world wonders if America will go over the “fiscal cliff”, another crisis is brewing that could harm the global economy.
The Real U.S. - China Problem
Inharmonious Society? China's Rising Income Inequality
December 15, 2012
Inharmonious Society? China's Rising Income Inequality
A new study shows that China’s wealth gap is growing. Can new leaders in Beijing bridge the divide?
Inharmonious Society? China's Rising Income Inequality
An Uncertain Outlook: Commodity Prices
December 13, 2012
An Uncertain Outlook: Commodity Prices
Some are declaring the boom in resources as ending — the reality is a bit more complex.
An Uncertain Outlook: Commodity Prices
December 12, 2012
The Next Step in Burma's Economic Opening
While much about the country’s future remains uncertain, banks and accounting firms are moving in.
The Next Step in Burma's Economic Opening
Lights Out For China's Solar Power Industry?
December 08, 2012
Lights Out For China's Solar Power Industry?
China’s solar industry is a useful microcosm that illustrates larger flaws in the national economy.
Lights Out For China's Solar Power Industry?
Australia's Surplus Fantasy
December 06, 2012
Australia's Surplus Fantasy
With Australia’s economy slowing, the dream of a budget surplus increasingly seems beyond reach.
Australia's Surplus Fantasy
India's Economic Woes Continue
December 04, 2012
India's Economic Woes Continue
Even as markets rise, weak growth numbers and a steadily accumulating debt are a drag on India’s economy.
India's Economic Woes Continue
OECD: Asia To Remain Global Engine of Growth
November 29, 2012
OECD: Asia To Remain Global Engine of Growth
With advanced economies remaining sluggish, Asia will continue to power the global economy.
OECD: Asia To Remain Global Engine of Growth
A Global Energy Shift
November 28, 2012
A Global Energy Shift
New finds of shale gas and unconventional oil could spark a shift in global energy flows – and the world economy.
A Global Energy Shift
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