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Fed to Stand Pat, but Statement may be More Constructive
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Related: The Fed Is Preparing For Negative Rates -- Here's The Sign Everyone Missed
John Mauldin, Contributor / Forbes
Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen adjusts her glasses as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, before the Senate Banking Committee. Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of uncertainties that require the Fed to proceed cautiously in raising interest rates. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) I ...
 
More Questions Than Answers - UK Trade Minister Talks Brexit To Global SMEs
Trevor Clawson, Contributor / Forbes
Described by the host company as the largest gathering of entrepreneurs anywhere in the world, the Sage Summit kicked off in Chicago this morning (July 26). Staged by UK-based accountancy and payroll software company, Sage, the conference has attracted around 15,000 SME owners and managers from Europe, the Americas, Asia ...
Related: Please let's not take the monetary sledgehammer to the nut of Britain's post Brexit economy
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Related: Time is not on the Bank of England's side
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Brexit's impact on the UK economy is about to be road-tested in a succession of data
 
Is the Chinese economy closed?
David Dollar / East Asia Forum
Author: David Dollar, Brookings China is unusual in that it is a developing country that has emerged as a major investor. China itself is an important destination for foreign direct investment (FDI), and opening to the outside world has been an important part of its reform program since 1978. But ...
Related: An Inside Look At China and Kazakhstan's Cross-Border Free Trade Zone
Wade Shepard, Contributor / Forbes
On the border of China and Kazakhstan sits a shared free trade zone that's meant to become a monumental epicenter of regional trade commerce -- a vision that hasn't worked out just yet.
 
Are Italy's Banks A 'Doom-Loop' Risk That Could Bury The Eurozone?
Knowledge Wharton / Value Walk
Are Italy's Banks A 'Doom-Loop' Risk That Could Bury The Eurozone? by Knowledge@Wharton Eight years after the global financial crisis, Italy's economy remains weak and the country's banks have a very high rate of shaky - or under-performing - loans [...]
 
How Fiscal Policy Could Worsen the Bank of Japan's Yen-Related Issues
Jon Sindreu / MoneyBeat
Japan's renewed focus on fiscal policy aims to boost the country's flagging economy, but it could hamper the Bank of Japan's attempts to keep down the yen in the process. The Japanese currency was up more than 1% against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, recording powerful rises against all other ...
Related: All Eyes On Bank Of Japan And The Possibility Of 'Helicopter Money'
Sam Diedrich, Contributor / Forbes
Market expectations are high when the BOJ meets this week. Some expect a significant increase in QQE spending, to the tune of 15 to 20 Trillion yen (around $190 billion USD or 4% of GDP). There have also been rumors, spurred on by a recent visit by Bernanke, that more ...
 
Oil Bust Endures For Big Oil As Refining Margins Deteriorate
Nick Cunningham / Oil Price
Second quarter earnings season is underway and BP was the first oil major to kick off the fun. The British oil giant reported its third consecutive quarterly loss, although much of that was due to big charge related to its disastrous 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. BP said it lost $2.25 ...
Related: Oil Prices Are Sliding Again: Here's How Low They Can Go
jstelzer / Fiscal Times
© Reuters Photographer / Reuter By Patti Domm,CNBCJuly 26, 2016 Oil prices are heading lower and could fall into the $30s before the latest shakeout ends sometime during the fall months. But analysts say this sell-off is nothing like the one that took West Texas Intermediate crude to $26 earlier ...
 
Emerging Markets: What has Changed
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The New York Times reported that the US is preparing to seize $1 bln in assets tied to 1MDB S&P downgraded Turkey a notch to BB with a negative outlook, citing political uncertainty Turkish President Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency The Nigerian Naira weakened above 300 per dollar ...
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UK joins Greece at bottom of wage growth league
Katie Allen and Larry Elliott / Guardian
TUC found that between 2007 and 2015 in the UK, real wages fell by 10.4%, the joint lowest in OECD countries Britain has suffered a bigger fall in real wages since the financial crisis than any other advanced country apart from Greece, research shows. A report by the TUC, published ...
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As We've Been Saying, California's Minimum Wage Rises Increase Unemployment
Tim Worstall / Forbes
This is an interesting little tale which illustrates the other side of the minimum wage story. Around here at least the standard side is that when you raise the price of something people buy less of it. Increase the minimum wage and employers will economise on minimum wage labour. This ...
 
Delta to build India centre
Bangkok Post
SET-listed Delta Electronics will invest more than 1 billion baht to construct a research and design centre in India to begin operations in 2018, says board member Anusorn Muttaraid.
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UK joins Greece at bottom of wage growth league
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Emerging Markets: What has Changed
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Oil Bust Endures For Big Oil As Refining Margins Deteriorate
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How Fiscal Policy Could Worsen the Bank of Japan's Yen-Related Issues
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Are Italy's Banks A 'Doom-Loop' Risk That Could Bury The Eurozone?
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Fed to Stand Pat, but Statement may be More Constructive
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Is the Chinese economy closed?
East Asia Forum
More Questions Than Answers - UK Trade Minister Talks Brexit To Global SMEs
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Why You Should Watch Oil Next Week
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