CFOs of the largest European nations, excluding the UK, do not express explicit concern about the effects of Brexit…
Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2017: Top 6 Polluters’ Emissions v.s. GDP
The set of graphs generally indicates that developed countries are beginning to reduce their emissions, whereas India and China are seeing their emissions rise, as they undertake vast infrastructure projects and continue to lift sizeable populations out of poverty.
We are in confusing times as the world’s economy adjusts from high to low commodity prices. This adjustment, however, will by the end of 2016 largely have been made and the outcome will be primarily…
Apart from the normal and incalculable unknown unknowns, a possible debt explosion or a Putin play, 2016 is likely to see a steady improvement in the economic environment. 2 to 3% growth with near zero inflation is really quite benign. With Governments, albeit at glacial speed…
We are in the last quarter, the future for North America looks good, Europe confused, China difficult and countries reliant on the production of commodities gloomy. The West and Russia, however….
China, which is on everyone’s worry list, is doing exactly what it said it would do, and that is reduce the economy’s reliance on exports and infrastructure building. The country generally is becoming …..