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Markets are braced for a global downturn - The Economist

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Markets are braced for a global downturn  The Economist

The signals from bonds, currencies and commodities are increasingly alarming.

Get Ready for the World Economy’s Biggest Week of 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Get Ready for the World Economy’s Biggest Week of 2019  Bloomberg

There will be no chance of a summer break for investors or policy makers in coming days as they brace for what might be the busiest week for the world ...

A Gyrating Economy, and Trump’s Volatile Approach to It, Raise Alarms - The New York Times

Published: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 00:49:15 GMT

A Gyrating Economy, and Trump’s Volatile Approach to It, Raise Alarms  The New York Times

Mr. Trump's wild pronouncements on Friday renewed questions about his stewardship of the world's largest economy even as he escalated a trade war with ...

Paul Krugman: The world economy has a Germany problem - Salt Lake Tribune

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:30:04 GMT

Paul Krugman: The world economy has a Germany problem  Salt Lake Tribune

You might think that recent events — market turmoil, weakening growth, declining manufacturing production — must be producing some soul-searching in the ...

Trump's Economic Iron Curtain Against China - Foreign Policy

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:04:29 GMT

Trump's Economic Iron Curtain Against China  Foreign Policy

A poignant new Netflix documentary called American Factory—ironically produced by former U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle ...

Real World Economics: Weighing the value of what we spend - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:22:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Weighing the value of what we spend  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The city of St Paul recently did a review of its streets and sidewalks, concluding that spending on these must more than double to $50 million a year to reverse a ...

American consumers are holding up the global economy. But for how long? - The Washington Post

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:43:01 GMT

American consumers are holding up the global economy. But for how long?  The Washington Post

American consumers are increasingly propping up the global economy, an enduring source of strength that is helping keep the United States out of recession ...

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession - The Guardian

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:30:00 GMT

Hong Kong businesses fear protests will push economy into recession  The Guardian

Hong Kong is a free marketer's dream. The tiny island has a GDP bigger than many industrialised countries, low tax and abundant cheap labour, and is a ...

Global Economic Trouble Is Brewing, and the Trade War Is Only Part of It - The New York Times

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global Economic Trouble Is Brewing, and the Trade War Is Only Part of It  The New York Times

A clear signal from the bond market that investors are pessimistic about the economy's longer-term prospects.

Our Irrational Anxiety About ‘Slow’ Growth - The New York Times

Published: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:47:57 GMT

Our Irrational Anxiety About ‘Slow’ Growth  The New York Times

Global markets were seized by fear last week that trade wars were slowing growth in Germany, China and the United States. But the story here is bigger than ...

Recession Warnings Pile Up for the Battered Global Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Recession Warnings Pile Up for the Battered Global Economy  Bloomberg

Another day, another round of bad news highlighting the risk that the global economy is headed for a serious downturn. China reported the weakest growth in ...

5 of the world's biggest economies are at risk of recession - CNN

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

5 of the world's biggest economies are at risk of recession  CNN

Five big economies are at risk of recession. It won't take much to push them over the edge.

Fed Chair Says U.S. Economy Is in a 'Favorable Place' - Foreign Policy

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:42:50 GMT

Fed Chair Says U.S. Economy Is in a 'Favorable Place'  Foreign Policy

Here is today's Foreign Policy brief: The U.S. Federal Reserve chairman delivers a keynote speech as the world looks on, the annual G-7 summit approaches, ...

Japan Exports Decline Again as Global Economic Outlook Darkens - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:56:00 GMT

Japan Exports Decline Again as Global Economic Outlook Darkens  Bloomberg

Japanese exports fell for an eighth straight month in July, weighed down by shipments of auto parts and semiconductors, as slowing economic growth and trade ...

The Price Tag for Global Trade-War Uncertainty Is $585 Billion - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:26:00 GMT

The Price Tag for Global Trade-War Uncertainty Is $585 Billion  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports are getting a lot of blame for slowing the global economy, but it's all the uncertainty from his Twitter habit ...

Germany to Reveal Size of Recession Risk: Global Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Germany to Reveal Size of Recession Risk: Global Economy Week  Bloomberg

Europe's largest economy gets a health check this week with German data due to reveal whether it managed to avoid shrinking in the second quarter.

How World Leaders Ruined the Global Economy - The New York Times

Published: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How World Leaders Ruined the Global Economy  The New York Times

They took the best growth picture in a decade and put us in danger of recession.

The World Has a Germany Problem - The New York Times

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:32:08 GMT

The World Has a Germany Problem  The New York Times

You might think that recent events — market turmoil, weakening growth, declining manufacturing production — must be producing some soul-searching in the ...

The World Is Waiting for Powell's Signals: Global Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 02:00:00 GMT

The World Is Waiting for Powell's Signals: Global Economy Week  Bloomberg

All eyes will be on a small resort in Wyoming this week, where Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will speak for the first time since bond markets hit the ...

Tariff Threats Rock Global Economy in 24 Hours of Pain - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tariff Threats Rock Global Economy in 24 Hours of Pain  Bloomberg

Want to receive this post in your inbox every day? Sign up for the Terms of Trade newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Economics on Twitter for more. It's been 24 ...

More than 70% of economists think a US recession will strike by the end of 2021 - Business Insider

Published: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:12:00 GMT

More than 70% of economists think a US recession will strike by the end of 2021  Business Insider

The US economy appears poised to enter a recession within the next two years, a new survey out Monday found. More than 70% of economists surveyed by the ...

Real World Economics: ‘Inflation is solved’? Don’t bank on it - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: ‘Inflation is solved’? Don’t bank on it  St. Paul Pioneer Press

There are times when some mundane event tells us that a situation is getting out of hand. In mid-1929, one famed investor knew it was time to bail out of the ...

Real World Economics: China manipulates the yuan, but not in the direction the U.S. charges - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: China manipulates the yuan, but not in the direction the U.S. charges  St. Paul Pioneer Press

President Donald Trump certainly has a knack for keeping the pot boiling in terms of monetary and trade policy. Whether this benefits the country or his own ...

Jackson Hole, G-7 Division, Bringing Back U.S. Jobs: Eco Day - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:40:00 GMT

Jackson Hole, G-7 Division, Bringing Back U.S. Jobs: Eco Day  Bloomberg

Welcome to Friday, Americas. Here's the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to take you through to the weekend:

As Global Order Crumbles, Risks of Recession Grow - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

As Global Order Crumbles, Risks of Recession Grow  The Wall Street Journal

When assumptions about how the world works are shattered, a global downturn is often the result. The world learned in the early 1970s that the era of cheap oil ...

It’s Time to Start Worrying About the National Debt - The Wall Street Journal

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:19:00 GMT

It’s Time to Start Worrying About the National Debt  The Wall Street Journal

Expecting economic growth to rescue the U.S. from unprecedented federal deficits is a dangerous gamble, as history shows.

US-China trade war uncertainty could cost global economy $585 billion by 2021 - Business Today

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:47:00 GMT

US-China trade war uncertainty could cost global economy $585 billion by 2021  Business Today

According to a Bloomberg Economics report, uncertainty over trade could lower world gross domestic product by 0.6 per cent in 2021 compared to a ...

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. - The Washington Post

Published: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy.  The Washington Post

Rattled investors are so desperate for a safe place to park their savings that they are paying for the privilege of lending money to European companies and ...

All-Out Trade War Could Cost Global Economy $1.2 Trillion - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

All-Out Trade War Could Cost Global Economy $1.2 Trillion  Bloomberg

The recent escalation in the trade war could cost the already fragile world economy dearly. Modelling by Bloomberg Economics shows that global GDP would be ...

G-7 Division, Reinhart’s Warning, Orr’s Wait and See: Eco Day - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 06:30:00 GMT

G-7 Division, Reinhart’s Warning, Orr’s Wait and See: Eco Day  Bloomberg

Welcome to Friday, Europe. Here's the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to take you through to the weekend:

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems - CNBC

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:00:00 GMT

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems  CNBC

Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued that ...

The Trade War Isn’t Taking a Summer Break - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Trade War Isn’t Taking a Summer Break  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to escalate the trade war is casting a darker pall over the world economy.

Powell Going Hot, World Economy’s Big Week, Debt Binge: Eco Day - Bloomberg

Published: Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Powell Going Hot, World Economy’s Big Week, Debt Binge: Eco Day  Bloomberg

Welcome to Monday, Asia. Here's the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help get your day started:

Raghuram Ranjan Et al.: What is the real MACRO of economics on a dying planet? - Times of India

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:28:00 GMT

Raghuram Ranjan Et al.: What is the real MACRO of economics on a dying planet?  Times of India

I am reading India's most eminent economic thinker, Raghuram Rajan, opining that slowdown in the economy (of India) is 'very worrisome'. He is not alone, nor ...

Trade Disruption Is a Symptom of a Deeper Malaise - Worth

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:15:28 GMT

Trade Disruption Is a Symptom of a Deeper Malaise  Worth

NEW YORK – It's only a matter of time until the escalating tensions between China and the United States prompt many more economists to warn of an impending ...

The Japanification of bond markets - The Economist

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 02:46:18 GMT

The Japanification of bond markets  The Economist

IN THE 1920S E.M. Forster, an English novelist, set out the difference between a story and a plot. “The king died and then the queen died” is a story, he wrote.

The Enthusiast: Planet Money makes economics simple, but not simplistic - The Globe and Mail

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:00:00 GMT

The Enthusiast: Planet Money makes economics simple, but not simplistic  The Globe and Mail

Some days, I wonder what happened to my attention span. A new TV show will pop onto Netflix or some other *service*, I'll try it out – I'll even enjoy it! – and then ...

Asia’s Ugly Exports Are About to Look Even More Hideous - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Asia’s Ugly Exports Are About to Look Even More Hideous  Bloomberg

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Thai Economy Weakens, With a Twist: The Baht’s Too Strong - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 05:32:00 GMT

Thai Economy Weakens, With a Twist: The Baht’s Too Strong  Bloomberg

We're a long way from 1997, but it's fair to wonder how long the currency can defy the pull toward a slowdown.

Stuck between EU leaders and Trump, Boris Johnson could have a very awkward G-7 summit - CNBC

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 05:10:00 GMT

Stuck between EU leaders and Trump, Boris Johnson could have a very awkward G-7 summit  CNBC

Boris Johnson will be meeting President Donald Trump to discuss a potential post-Brexit trade deal just as he tries to court EU leaders for a new withdrawal ...

Why Jackson Hole This Year Looks Like One of the Best Ever - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Why Jackson Hole This Year Looks Like One of the Best Ever  Bloomberg

Every August, investors around the world obsess over what's going on in a tiny Wyoming resort on the edge of the magnificent Teton mountain range. They have ...

Global Bond Market Sounds Shrillest Alarm Yet Over the Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global Bond Market Sounds Shrillest Alarm Yet Over the Economy  Bloomberg

The global bond market is sounding the alarm that things won't be able to carry on much longer before a recession strikes.

Travel the world without destroying it – Imagine newsletter #5 - The Conversation UK

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:16:00 GMT

Travel the world without destroying it – Imagine newsletter #5  The Conversation UK

Your next flight could be the single biggest contribution to global warming you make all year. Experts imagine how we might travel in future, without the ...

Greening your life is all very well – but only a global climate strategy will fix this - The Guardian

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:23:00 GMT

Greening your life is all very well – but only a global climate strategy will fix this  The Guardian

A green Marshall plan would let poorer parts of the world benefit from low-carbon technology, says the Guardian's economics editor, Larry Elliott.

G-7 Is Well Timed to Fight a Recession, But Its Leaders Are Unlikely to Act - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:33:45 GMT

G-7 Is Well Timed to Fight a Recession, But Its Leaders Are Unlikely to Act  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- It ought to be good news that leaders from the Group of Seven are gathering for a retreat on the Bay of Biscay as the global economy slows, trade ...

Harvard Economist Warns Hong Kong Could Trigger World Recession - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:11:12 GMT

Harvard Economist Warns Hong Kong Could Trigger World Recession  BloombergQuint

Hong Kong's rolling political turmoil could prove a tipping point for the world economy, Harvard University economist Carmen Reinhart said.Noting an incidence ...

World economy edges closer to recession as trade woes spread - Luxembourg Times

Published: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World economy edges closer to recession as trade woes spread  Luxembourg Times

The escalating trade war between the US and China is nudging the world economy toward its first recession in a decade with investors demanding politicians ...

7 key authors from Switzerland's literary scene - World Economic Forum

Published: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

7 key authors from Switzerland's literary scene  World Economic Forum

The Helvetic nation celebrates its 1291 inception today, and with that let's take a look at some of its literary history. As the country has four official languages, ...

A year on Morrison's challenges have grown - 7NEWS

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 03:07:39 GMT

A year on Morrison's challenges have grown  7NEWS

Australia's economic challenges have grown since Scott Morrison took the reins a year ago and how he responds will be a key test of his prime ministership.

Carney Urges Libra-Like Reserve Currency to End Dollar Dominance - BloombergQuint

Published: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 00:28:51 GMT

Carney Urges Libra-Like Reserve Currency to End Dollar Dominance  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Mark Carney laid out a radical proposal for an overhaul of the global financial system that would eventually replace the dollar as a reserve ...

Jackson Hole Anticipation Gripped the World Economy This Week - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:36:25 GMT

Jackson Hole Anticipation Gripped the World Economy This Week  BloombergQuint

The theme of the Federal Reserve's annual gathering -- “Challenges to Monetary Policy” -- is a bit of an understatement. Central bankers' nightmares are ...

Bond World Is on High Alert as Talk of a Bubble Reverberates - BloombergQuint

Published: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:18:45 GMT

Bond World Is on High Alert as Talk of a Bubble Reverberates  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Investors are starting to question the epic bond rally that's driven global yields to new lows and fueled the U.S. Treasury market's best ...

The growing world of industrial hemp | News - Agri News

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:00:00 GMT

The growing world of industrial hemp | News  Agri News

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Think growing industrial hemp is as easy as growing corn or soybeans? Think again, warns Southern Illinois University weed scientist ...

The next start-up cities that will transform the global economy - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The next start-up cities that will transform the global economy  World Economic Forum

During the past decade, much of the discussion about start-up ecosystems has been centered on the question of which city or region will become “the next ...

Nike Challenger Says Quarter of China’s Sportswear Factories Are Idled - BloombergQuint

Published: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 01:29:34 GMT

Nike Challenger Says Quarter of China’s Sportswear Factories Are Idled  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- A quarter of Chinese production capacity used by global sportswear brands is lying idle, according to a manufacturing executive, as the ...

What Happened This Week in the World Economy and What It Means - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What Happened This Week in the World Economy and What It Means  Bloomberg

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes.

Tim Wilson challenges Reserve Bank to prove effectiveness of interest rate cuts - The Guardian

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:00:00 GMT

Tim Wilson challenges Reserve Bank to prove effectiveness of interest rate cuts  The Guardian

Liberal MP also asks central bank to clarify what 'unconventional' economy-boosting methods it might consider.

World Economic Outlook, April 2019: Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery - International Monetary Fund

Published: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World Economic Outlook, April 2019: Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery  International Monetary Fund

After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity slowed notably in the second half of last year, reflecting a confluence of factors affecting ...

Global Debt Quickened in First Quarter, Outpacing World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Global Debt Quickened in First Quarter, Outpacing World Economy  Bloomberg

Global debt levels jumped in the first quarter of 2019, outpacing the world economy and closing in on last year's record, the Institute of International Finance said.

These are the biggest global economic risks in 2019 - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

These are the biggest global economic risks in 2019  World Economic Forum

We might see slow, steady global economic growth in 2019 - but the reality is more likely to be nerve-wracking, argues Harvard Economist Kenneth Rogoff.

The world economy is slowing down - Daily chart - The Economist

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The world economy is slowing down - Daily chart  The Economist

THE GLOBAL economy has enjoyed a long expansion since the worst days of the financial and economic crisis in 2009. Many worry about another big downturn ...

Pimco Rules Out Swedish Rate Hike as Global Economy Weakens - BloombergQuint

Published: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 00:39:28 GMT

Pimco Rules Out Swedish Rate Hike as Global Economy Weakens  BloombergQuint

Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. Sweden is stuck in negative interest rates.

World Economy Rebound Thrown Into Doubt by Escalating Trade War - Bloomberg

Published: Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World Economy Rebound Thrown Into Doubt by Escalating Trade War  Bloomberg

The escalating U.S.-China trade war is threatening to upend the global economy's much-anticipated rebound and could even throw its decade-long expansion ...

Making Sense of 100-Yr Bonds yielding 0% and 30-Yr Bonds With Negative Yield - MishTalk

Published: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:30:00 GMT

Making Sense of 100-Yr Bonds yielding 0% and 30-Yr Bonds With Negative Yield  MishTalk

Over 50% of European gov't bonds have a negative yield. Globally there's $15 trillion in negative-yield debt.

Some Better-Than-Expected China Data Can’t Save the World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Some Better-Than-Expected China Data Can’t Save the World Economy  Bloomberg

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes.

The Global Economy Was Improving. Then the Fighting Resumed. - The New York Times

Published: Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Global Economy Was Improving. Then the Fighting Resumed.  The New York Times

The escalating trade war between the United States and China is threatening the global economy.

The World Economy Just Had a Rough Week - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The World Economy Just Had a Rough Week  Bloomberg

The world economy risks remaining weak for a while longer. On Friday alone, reports showed the slowest U.S. hiring in more than a year, a slump in Chinese ...

The Global Economy: A Delicate Moment - International Monetary Fund

Published: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Global Economy: A Delicate Moment  International Monetary Fund

By Gita Gopinath · عربي, 中文, Español, Français, 日本語, Português, Русский. A year ago, economic activity was accelerating in almost all regions of the world.

The gloom hanging over the world economy is confined to manufacturing - The Economist

Published: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The gloom hanging over the world economy is confined to manufacturing  The Economist

*Service* industries have defied the sinking mood.

The global economy is on a knife-edge - The Economist

Published: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The global economy is on a knife-edge  The Economist

Mistakes by policymakers could topple it into trouble.

World Economic Outlook Update, January 2019: A Weakening Global Expansion - International Monetary Fund

Published: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

World Economic Outlook Update, January 2019: A Weakening Global Expansion  International Monetary Fund

The global expansion has weakened. Global growth for 2018 is estimated at 3.7 percent, as in the October 2018 World Economic Outlook (WEO) forecast, ...

Trade War Sets Tone for Global Outlook - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trade War Sets Tone for Global Outlook  Bloomberg

The U.S.-China trade war will continue to dominate the world economy's headlines next week as President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping go toe to toe.

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast Again as ‘Missteps’ Fuel Concern - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast Again as ‘Missteps’ Fuel Concern  Bloomberg

The International Monetary Fund further reduced its global growth outlook, already the lowest since the financial crisis, and suggested that policy “missteps” on ...

World Economy Beset by Trade War Gets Data Insight: Economy Week - Bloomberg

Published: Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World Economy Beset by Trade War Gets Data Insight: Economy Week  Bloomberg

The trade war between the U.S. and China continues to loom large over the world economy.

The $80 Trillion World Economy in One Chart - Visual Capitalist

Published: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The $80 Trillion World Economy in One Chart  Visual Capitalist

Latest estimates put the world economy at about $80 trillion in nominal GDP. Here is how each individual country stacks up in terms of size.

Central Bankers Are Sick of Rescuing the World Economy Alone - Bloomberg

Published: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Central Bankers Are Sick of Rescuing the World Economy Alone  Bloomberg

Global central bankers are again in the driving seat when it comes to propping up the world economy, but many are demanding governments join them in the ...

Trade war winners, football economics and other top stories of the week - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trade war winners, football economics and other top stories of the week  World Economic Forum

Trade war winners. As great powers face off, these countries benefit. ⇒ Explore: International Trade and Investment How to live long and prosper: read more ...

The world economy looks dependent on booming America - The Economist

Published: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The world economy looks dependent on booming America  The Economist

IT HAS been a nervy few days for financial markets. A sell-off in bond markets, prompted by monetary tightening in America, this week infected global ...

Is the world economy still slowbalising? - The Economist

Published: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Is the world economy still slowbalising?  The Economist

Properly measured, the “China shock” looks less bad.

An economist explains how to create a fairer society - World Economic Forum

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

An economist explains how to create a fairer society  World Economic Forum

The former deputy governor of the Bank of England discusses ways to address rising inequality.

Real World Economics: Weather, bad crops and lasting effects - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: Weather, bad crops and lasting effects  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The United States is having a historically adverse planting season for major field crops and Minnesota is at the core of the problem. From Pennsylvania to ...

March Is Going To Be a Huge Month for the World Economy - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

March Is Going To Be a Huge Month for the World Economy  Bloomberg

March is shaping up as pivotal for the world economy. The coming weeks are set to offer clarity on a U.S.-China trade deal, Britain's fate within the EU and any ...

For how long can today’s global economic expansion last? - The Economist

Published: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

For how long can today’s global economic expansion last?  The Economist

The world's business cycles are lengthening, but not abolished.

Rising oil prices could prevent a world economic rebound - The Economist

Published: Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rising oil prices could prevent a world economic rebound  The Economist

THE SENSE of pessimism that hung over the world economy early this year has begun to lift in recent weeks. Trade flows are picking up in Asia, America's retail ...

The Sorry State of the World Economy | by Kaushik Basu - Project Syndicate

Published: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The Sorry State of the World Economy | by Kaushik Basu  Project Syndicate

Data released in January paint a bleak picture of advanced-economy prospects. Even if some emerging economies – which face serious challenges of their own ...

A Synchronized Slowdown Is Looming: World Economy This Week - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

A Synchronized Slowdown Is Looming: World Economy This Week  Bloomberg

Follow the latest global economic news and analyis @economics. The risk of synchronized slowdown in global growth as Europe wobbles, China sputters and ...

Real World Economics: In sports, and STEM, immigrants contribute - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Real World Economics: In sports, and STEM, immigrants contribute  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Decades ago, one often heard the term “brain drain” describing the problem of developing countries losing their most highly-trained scientists and engineers, ...

As world economy stumbles into 2019, eyes turn to China - Reuters

Published: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

As world economy stumbles into 2019, eyes turn to China  Reuters

Ten years after China helped stave off the threat of a global depression with a huge stimulus plan, investors are looking once again toward Beijing as the world ...

An economist explains what happens if there's another financial crisis - World Economic Forum

Published: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

An economist explains what happens if there's another financial crisis  World Economic Forum

The financial crisis of 2008 may have started in the US banking sector but it went on to unleash the deepest global recession since the Great Depression.

Warning Shot to World Economy as Singapore Slumps, China Exports Drop - Bloomberg

Published: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Warning Shot to World Economy as Singapore Slumps, China Exports Drop  Bloomberg

An unexpected contraction in Singapore's economy and a slump in China's exports sent a warning shot to the world economy as simmering trade tensions wilt ...

China's Slowdown and the World Economy - Council on Foreign Relations

Published: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

China's Slowdown and the World Economy  Council on Foreign Relations

China, it now seems, has entered into a real slump. There were plenty of leading indicators. I should have given more weight, for example, to the slowdown in ...

World Economy Is Set to Feel the Delayed Trade War Pain in 2019 - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

World Economy Is Set to Feel the Delayed Trade War Pain in 2019  Bloomberg

While 2018 was the year trade wars broke out, 2019 will be the year the global economy feels the pain. Bloomberg's Global Trade Tracker is softening amid a ...

Global Recession Not Seen in Davos Even as World Economy Slows - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Global Recession Not Seen in Davos Even as World Economy Slows  Bloomberg

The global economy is stumbling but not falling over.

The World Economy Is A Pyramid Scheme, Steven Chu Says - Forbes

Published: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The World Economy Is A Pyramid Scheme, Steven Chu Says  Forbes

The world economy is based on ever-increasing population growth, said Nobel laureate Steven Chu, a scheme that economists don't talk about and that ...

What Happened This Week in the World Economy and Why It Matters - Bloomberg

Published: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

What Happened This Week in the World Economy and Why It Matters  Bloomberg

Predictable, and still a bit jarring: The Federal Reserve forged ahead on the tightening path, and big-buck tariffs between the U.S. and China took effect, ...

US-China trade war pushes world economy closer to the edge - South China Morning Post

Published: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 03:01:02 GMT

US-China trade war pushes world economy closer to the edge  South China Morning Post

Compared to pre-2008 crisis levels, world economic growth has already plummeted by half and is at risk of a long-term, hard-to-reverse stagnation. Returning to ...

China by numbers, what makes you sick, doubling school learning - World Economic Forum

Published: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

China by numbers, what makes you sick, doubling school learning  World Economic Forum

Also in this week's round-up: urban 'clean air' shelters, Bangladesh's digital transformation, and the world's strangest cycle paths.

Is the World Economy Headed for a Fall? - Fair Observer

Published: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Is the World Economy Headed for a Fall?  Fair Observer

It's not just the latest IMF forecast causing concern for the world economy. Many straws in the wind point to tougher times ahead.

What if All the World’s Economic Woes Are Part of the Same Problem? - The New York Times

Published: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

What if All the World’s Economic Woes Are Part of the Same Problem?  The New York Times

Research suggests that the challenges aren't a series of single strands, but a spider web of them.

Mapping the Mega-Regions Powering the World's Economy - CityLab

Published: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mapping the Mega-Regions Powering the World's Economy  CityLab

It's not nation states or even cities, but mega-regions—combinations of multiple metro areas—that are the real forces powering the global economy.

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