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Global Borrowing Rates

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In today's market, the American population is accustomed to paying an interest rate of approximately between four to five percent. In a bold market move, Denmark's Jyske Bank is offering a 10 year mortgage of -0.05 percent. While this is a positive financial outlet for potential Danish homebuyers (will pay extremely marginal interest), it creates an interesting dy

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Beijing played a pivotal role in reviving global growth after recession in 2001 and 2008 . 

The recession indicators of the US  are growing strongly and that is a matter of concern . Economists are starting to wonder if the US has approached the stall speed, the slowest pace of growth without careening into a recession . 

China drove the global economic recovery after 2001 and 2007 downdraft in America . This time China is not going to rescue . After 2001 and 2007 , Beijing helped by opening the g

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IS INDIA READY FOR RCEP?

IS INDIA READY FOR RCEP?

RCEP is a free trade agreement between ASEAN and six of FTA’s partners.  The RCEP trade members include about 3.4 million people with a total GDP of about 49.5 trillion which is bout 39% of world GDP. With combined GDP of India and China which is almost half of it.

Indian officials are narrowing the gap between, putting in an inadequate protection for import cheap Chinese products which is feared to flood Indian markets. The farmers and affiliated organizations have appeal

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The Federal Reserve and Interest Rate Cuts

The Federal Reserve of the US (also known as the Fed and the Central Bank), has the following responsibilities; to conduct the nation's monetary policy, to supervise and regulate banks and other important financial institutions, to maintain the stability of the financial system and to provide certain financial services to the U.S. government, U.S. financial institutions, and foreign official institutions. Recently the Fed has been cutting interest rates. Interest rates play a huge part in the ec

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U.S. retail deals succumbed to the first run through in quite a while in September, proposing that assembling drove shortcoming could be spreading to the more extensive economy, keeping the entryway open for the Federal Reserve to cut loan fees again in the not so distant future.
 
The downbeat report from the Commerce Department on Wednesday went ahead the impact points of information this month demonstrating a control in work development and administrations division action in September. Indicat
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3684660069?profile=RESIZE_710xJapan’s economy is a highly developed free-market economy and the world’s third-largest economy. It is also the fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. However, the country faces most of its serious economic challenges in recent times with the escalating issues of US-China trade wars and slowing exports. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who introduced a program to loosen monetary policy, heavy government spending and changes, aimed at increasing the workforce participation and loose

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Strong Dollar, Weak Dollar: The Dollar and the U.S. Economy 

A strong dollar can be good, sometimes it can do more harm than good. A strong dollar shows that the currency is trading rapidly at a high level. A dollar with a strong currency compared to a weak dollar, for the U.S. indicates that consumers will be paying less in imports, and foreign consumers will pay more for exports. A strong dollar also could mean a loss of several jobs in the U.S.

The United States dollar is the standard measureme

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The New York Times released an article on how leading companies in the tech industry are banding together to aid the government in solving the California housing affordability issue.

This past Tuesday on 10/22, Facebook pledged $1 billion towards building an estimated 20,000 housing units for the working class (middle and lower-incoming households) throughout the next decade. Through grants, loans, and land they plan to alleviate CA's housing affordability issue which naturally, they caused to in

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Turkey joined NATO in 1952 and generally have been an upstanding member of the organization. However last summer, Turkey purchased a Russian designed weapon system which according to NATO can gather sensitive information on the F-35. The US determined that Turkey could not purchase this system while being involved in the manufacture of the F-35 fighter jet and suspended the arrangement.  Turkey is also fighting against Syrian Kurds which became US allies during the war on terror. They believe t

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Protesters flood the streets of Lebanon

Lebanon has been facing political, economic, and social instability for years and the citizens of Lebanon have had enough. Citizens are currently flooding the streets of Lebanon protesting against the incompetent political government who have dragged Lebanon’s economy and standards of living near turmoil. The most recent political uprising was the 2018 political election which resulted in a 9 month government stalemate. During this time period, Lebanon’s economy and citizens were neglected, suff

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India in Recession?

Recently published Multiple datasets shows that Indian economy is facing a multiple year slowdown. since 2009, Indian global economy exposure has increased significantly, industry and technology have a bigger bite in Indian marketplace. But the slow down in the business could upset the Indian economy leading to increase in unemployment rate and in fact the unemployment in India has marked high which paints a daunting picture of the economy.

It is said that India may enter Quasi- Recession because

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Minimum Wageand its Increase Would help People?

 

The Minimum  wage permitted by law is a basic work standard intended to guarantee a reasonable pay for this current nation's most minimal paid laborers. EPI researches have inspected how the Minimum wage permitted by law influences laborers and the economy, who advantages from the minimum pay permitted by law, and how the declining estimation of the government the lowest pay permitted by law after some time has added to the development in U.S. pay

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THE 5G ECONOMY

Businesses around the globe will leverage 5G technologies to grow sales through increased efficiency, engage existing and the newly acquired customers.

Deployment of the 5G technology will virtually have an effect on different industry sector. "Different industries have their own economic and regulatory structures that will affect the timing and adoption of the new business models that 5G will enable. 5G could enable about 4.6% of the global real output in 2035, the enablement percentage by indus

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Leaving the European Union without a deal will not represent a clean break for the U.K., but rather usher in a prolonged and severe uncertainty for the year to come.

U.K. leave without a deal, the imposition of tariff and non-tariff barriers between the U.K  and its largest trading partners will be a major shock  to economy, While the continued fall in the pound will drive up the inflation and reduce the real wages.

New barriers to trade for the UK with the EU can directly impact the level and pac

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Do BRIC countries overtake the G7 by 2035?

Dreaming with BRICs” where we laid out a vision of what the world might look like in 2050. The collective GDP of the four leading developing countries (the BRICs--Brazil, Russia, India, and China) is likely to match that of today's leading Western nations by 2035. Its economies have progressed remarkably in 16 years, although some of the bloc's members have lost their impetus. Before we turn on to the future, let’s see how the countries have performed in

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Current Status of U.S. Business Cycle

The International Monetary Fund this week cut its forecast for global gross domestic product to 3% in 2019 and 3.4% next year. That's the weakest outlook in a decade, and down slightly from the lender's projections in July.  The usual warning sign for a recession is low levels of inflation. The U.S. has been hovering around 2% inflation, which in the past would almost always mean a recession was on the horizon. In the present day, however, many economists believe that it can even go as low as 1.

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Attack on Aramco

Two essential oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, Abqaiq, and Khurais were attacked. Yemen's Houthi rebels, supported by Iran, who are battling the Saudi-led coalition, claimed responsibility for the attacks, but their ability to carry out such a complex attack quickly raised doubts. The damage caused by the attacks resulted in an additional 5.7 million barrels of oil supplies interrupting the price of oil by more than 19%. The short-term price hike on the market is understandable, given that almost

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President Trump has been a man of controversy in the trade business between many large powerful countries. While not always known for having the best tactics and awareness in the trade business he is certainly known for having many successful bills passed in order for the US to be one up at all times.These tariffs have certainly hurt countries like Canada,Mexico and our biggest competitor China.Although many problems have been caused, Trumps tariffs have definitely increased revenue for the US b

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Can trade war be beneficial for China?

Can trade war be beneficial for China?

We can talk about trade war when one country imposes tariffs on imports from other countries. This is supposed to give a comparative advantage to national companies as this would lower domestic production cost. This might work in the short run and even might help to create additional jobs and relocate some of the production units form overseas, but in the longer prospective, it is assumed that trade war has a negative effect on involved countries as it reduc

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US Small Businesses and Trade War

American small businesses are losing their position and left wondering how to act with this absurd trade war. They didn’t call it war for nothing, it's not affecting the united states and china alone it’s reaching many countries as it escalates. President trump just added 15% tariff last September 2019 on china which made china return the favor with more tariff on US oil and pharmaceutical products. This back and forth escalation since July 2018 is making other countries businesses wondering wha

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