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IMF slams Greece, China’s economy grows – FT

Daniel Garrahan provides Wednesday’s top stories from around the world, with the IMF threatening to walk away from the Greek bailout deal, China’s economy growing faster than expected and Twitter shares surging after a fake news story. ► FirstFT : … Continue reading

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Davos 2015 – Volatility as the New Normal

Published on Feb 4, 2015 http://www.weforum.org/ Do safe havens still exist in the global economy or is volatility the new normal across all markets? • Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation; Global Agenda Council on Russia • … Continue reading

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Weekend Lecture: New Goals for China’s Economic Development – LSE

Speaker(s): Professor Liu Wei Chair: Professor Paul Kelly Recorded on 21 November 2013 in Old Theatre, Old Building.  China has built a relatively well-off society by the end of the 20th century, transforming from a low-income country to a lower-middle-income … Continue reading

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Weekend Lecture: Demystifying the Chinese Economy

London School of Economics Speaker: Professor Justin Lin Chair: Professor Danny Quah Recorded on 18 December 2012 in Old Theatre, Old Building. Justin Yifu Lin is the former World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics. In his … Continue reading

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China’s Hu and Wen Economy

Nice graphic from the WSJ’s ChinaRealTimeReport blog of the Chinese economy under the outgoing leadership of Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. The upshot?  The country’s new leaders have some tough shoes to fill with a slowing economy and the old … Continue reading

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IBM Revenues Fall, Confirms Slowing Economy

The New York Times reports, The results, analysts said, were unlikely to reassure investors concerned about the global outlook for technology spending. In a conference call with analysts, Mark Loughridge, I.B.M.’s chief financial officer, said the revenue shortfall came from … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose: James Fallows on China’s Economy

Interesting interview with the Atlantic correspondent, James Fallows, on China’s economic future.  He views China in the framework of his new book,  China Airborne, and talks about how the country is trying to transform itself by supporting certain industries.    An … Continue reading

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Debt and the New World Order

The IMF does a good job interviewing Phillip Coggan, the columnist for the Economist, on his new book,  Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the New World Order.  Good stuff! DEBT AND REFORM Debt Can Reshape Current Economic, Political Order—Coggan IMF … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Thank heaven we’re done with 2011! Tough year for global macro traders.   A year of bull and bear traps, ridiculous correlations,  absurd trading algorithms, and the full realization the global economy has entered the second phase of the financial crisis … Continue reading

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U.S. Economy Stuck in a Dog House

We stumbled upon this interesting chart from the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s 2011 Annual report which shows the share of owner equity in household real estate.  It surprised us, not so much in that it is at record lows, but … Continue reading

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