Tag Archives: Economic Growth

How Strong Is The U.S. Economy?

Not as strong as many, including President Trump believes.   GDP growth and even the jobs data, including the unemployment rate, though fairly sunny, look deceptively strong and need a deeper look, which we have provided for you over the … Continue reading

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The Emerging Markets 30-30 Club

Demographics are destiny and increasingly becoming  the defining narrative of the global economy.   Japan’s aging population is blamed for much of the country’s economic woes.   Doomsters predict economic Armageddon as the world goes gray. We put together a nice data … Continue reading

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Growth looks good – FT

Published on Jan 3, 2017 John Authers looks at encouraging signs of strength from the US to China, while the strengthening dollar may signal problems for emerging markets. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://on.ft.com/2eZZoLI

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World’s Fastest Growing Economies

We have ranked the world’s country 2016 GDP growth rates in the ginormous table below.  The data are from the October 2016 IMF’s World Economic Outlook database. But, first, check out the dismal economic performance of the G5 economies.

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U.S. Q3 GDP Growth Revised Up to 3.9%

The revision to U.S. Q3 GDP growth came in better than expected.   The BEA reported this morning, Real gross domestic product — the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes — … Continue reading

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Global Economic Growth – The Economist

In recent years poor countries have enjoyed impressive improvements in GDP per person. But in the rich world they have hardly grown at all. (click here if video is not observable)

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Quote of the Day: Feeback Loopis

We could be stuck in a perverse equilibrium in which our absence of growth is delivering political paralysis, and the political paralysis preserves the absence of growth. – Benjamin Friedman,  Prof. of Econ, Harvard

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