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Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Get ready for another major worldwide credit crunch. Today, the entire global financial system resembles a colossal spiral of debt. Just about all economic activity involves...Show More Summary
This is triggered by the recent post by Tyler Cowen and some followups by others. In it Tyler posits three laws: 1) There is something wrong with everything (no slam dunks, and one only understands something if one knows its flaws), 2) There is a literature on everything, and 3) All propositions about real interest rates are wrong. Show More Summary
The World Economic Forum on East Asia, the world’s economically fastest-growing region, will be held in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta from April 19 to 21.
Pakistan, a country plagued by economic and political insecurity, to conclude the deal of eight conventional submarines during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Islamabad on Monday (April 20),
In Game of Thrones, the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros have no central bank. Why is this? And would one even be possible given the political economy of the known world? This post will address these question. As a disclaimer, my knowledge of the show is based on reading the first two books [...]
Hjalmar Schacht was the most powerful minister in Germany, an economic "wizard" with a destructive plan for growth
The US economy is teetering on the edge of a precipice and risks falling into a pre-Industrial Revolution economic abyss, while American "believers in the grand myth of perpetual growth" continue to delude themselves, Paul Farrell stressed.
Clung to the bankrupt Washington and NATO dollar-dominated world, no one in Berlin, Paris or Rome dares to face the truth and realize that the EU countries are dying, F. William Engdahl noted.
Greece maybe tumbling towards a messy default on its debt, and it may even have to exit the eurozone. But it will do so in style, thanks to Yanis Varoufakis. The Greek finance minister has taken Europe's economic institutions by storm,...Show More Summary
Counting the Cost examines how the country's economic slowdown impacts its people and the global economy.
The key economic reports this week are March new home sales on Thursday and existing home sales on Wednesday. ----- Monday, April 20th ----- 8:30 AM ET: Chicago Fed National Activity Index for March. This is a composite index of other data. Show More Summary
Shanghai is China’s largest city and its most important financial, economic, commercial and communication center.
The slow start of Governor Andrew Cuomo's Start-Up NY speak to broader failures in the state's economic development corporation.
The Economic Times reports that there is a profound shortage of scientists choosing to study climate change – that advanced Physics and Maths graduates are being attracted to more interesting fields, such as Cosmology. According to the Economic Times; The facts should speak for themselves. The Divecha Centre for Climate Change, at the Indian Institute…
This week, our Masters in Business radio podcast features Alan Krueger, former chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers. Krueger served as Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, was a Cabinet Member from November 2011 to August 2013. Show More Summary
This week, Hillary Clinton launched her campaign, but didn't order sofritas at Chipotle, the House of Representatives voted to offer upward of $250 billion in handouts to needy, filthy-rich Americans, and a man flew a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg has written a letter, meant for all activists of Net Neutrality in India. In his letter, he says, “The Internet is one of the most powerful tools for economic and social progress” and argues that “this is why we created Internet.org, our effort to connect the whole world”. Show More Summary
How Fed policies exacerbate inequality and dampen growth.
The German chancellor said Germany is interested in economic cooperation with Russia, despite the current political differences between the two countries.