A roundup of economic news on Asia and emerging markets from around the Web.
Economists cut Japan's economic growth forecast for the second straight month, a Reuters poll showed. ||| Tokyo - Economists cut Japan's economic growth forecast for the second straight month, a Reuters poll showed, as a slowdown in capital expenditure and lacklustre export demand weighs on the outlook for the current fiscal year. Show More Summary
Women with interruptions in health insurance coverage or with low income levels had a significantly increased likelihood of failing to receive breast cancer care that is in concordance with recommended treatment guidelines, according...Show More Summary
Goldman's Alec Phillips weighs in on what the budget deal reached in Washington last night (which still hasn't been voted on or passed) means for the economy. Congressional negotiators have announced an agreement to reverse some of the spending cuts under sequestration over the next two years. Show More Summary
Lambert here, a proposition: Unwillingness to own the externalities of one's own consumer fetish correlates highly with intensity. By Laurent Bouton, Assistant Professor of Economics, Georgetown University, Paola Conconi, Associate Professor...Show More Summary
Japanese machinery orders ticked up in October, a sign that business investment is holding firm and could take on a greater role in driving economic growth toward the end of the year - a welcome piece of news for backers of "Abenomics."
Matthew O'Brien of The Atlantic gives us the 41 most important economic charts of 2013. The figures come from various contributors, including me. My figure is borrowed from chief economist Michael T. Darda of MKM Capital and shows that long-term treasury yields generally have risen under the QE programs. Show More Summary
There will be time to review the budget deal struck by congressional negotiators earlier today. To that end, the open windows on my computer show the latest labor statistics and economic trends. But the phrase that keeps coming to mind, especially when it comes to the unemployed, is more than 200 years old - 229 years, to be exact. Show More Summary
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to receive the Daily Digest via email. Invisible Child (NYT) Andrea Elliot reports in great depth on the life of a homeless girl in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. By placing...Show More Summary
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (ARLP) 2013 Wells Fargo Securities Research and Economics 12th Annual Pipeline, MLP and Energy Symposium Conference December 10, 2013, 3:55 PM ET Executives Brian Cantrell - Senior Vice President andShow More Summary
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose a point to 92.5 in November. In weekly retail sales, Redbook reports a weak 2.6% increase from the previous year. ICSC-Goldman shows weakness, as it reports a weekly sales drop of -1.6%, and a 1.5% increase on a year-over-year basis. Wholesale inventories rose a very sharp 1.4% increase [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Laura Dern (Enlightened) has joined the cast of Ramin Bahrani‘s 99 Homes opposite Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon. Garfield plays Dennis Nash, an unemployed contractor whose family is evicted during the economic crisis. Show More Summary
Seventeen high-profile academics with expertise across the climate research spectrum, from atmospheric science, earth science and environmental science, to economics, global change and public health led by James Hansen, now at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, have published a paper Assessing […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks slipped on Tuesday, a day after a record close on the S&P 500, with traders looking ahead to next week's Federal Reserve meeting in the absence of market-moving economic data.
Tonight at 9 pm Eastern, your favorite new cable news show, Fox Business Network's The Independents, will dicuss the hot-of-the-presses bipartisan budget deal hammered out between Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) and Rep. Patty Murray (D-Washington),...Show More Summary
Atul Hatwal at Labour-Uncut posted a piece yesterday about Labour’s polling, he had one observation, which stood out, and I decided to investigate if it were true, his observation was this, No opposition has ever won an election while being behind on both economic competence and leadership. What I’ve done is take leader approval ratings from […]
NSA Spying Isn’t Focused On Terrorism The NSA and other government agencies have conducted industrial espionage for decades. They’ve been spying all over the world, on allies as well as enemies. This has zero to do with terrorism. Even former president Bill Clinton says: We shouldn’t collect economic information under the pretext of security. Show More Summary
A roundup of economic news on Asia and emerging markets from around the Web. --Fed Impact: A key question going forward is how emerging market capital inflows will fare when the Fed phases out its asset purchase program and eventually hikes interest rates. Show More Summary
Yes, it would be that tourism will save Charlotte’s east side. That is, of course, a big chunk of the plan to redevelop Eastland. But Eastland isn’t the only example of the concept. It’s also seen in an even purer form in a proposal to turn Bojangles’ Coliseum into an amateur sports mecca. And there’s […]
My afternoon train reading: • GM, Chrysler federal bailouts were net economic gain, report argues (LA Times) see also U.S. Treasury sold its last remaining shares in General Motors. (WSJ) • I was the wife of a Wall Street ‘Wolf’ (NY Post) • Swedroe: Hedge Funds Not Worth The Fees (Index Universe) see also “2 and 20?...Read More