Business leaders’ optimism over the worldwide economic environment for the next 12 months surges.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year's Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow is burying the venue.
UP: “Jello” DOWN: “The Art of the Deal” UP: Russian-Trump team contacts DOWN: “There is no collusion” UP: Women marching DOWN: President Trump tweeting that the marches are a compliment to him UP: Optimism about the economy DOWN: Trump’s favorability UP: Debt DOWN: Our ability to weather the next recession UP: New rules for handling […]
Gotta love the great signs this weekend. Pharyngula: The wisdom of Rick and Morty applied to Nazis. Tom Dispatch: Another good year for weapons makers is guaranteed. On the Economy: A few thoughts on the political economy of a government shutdown. The Bloggess: Eeyore love. This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.
While the western world is lingering in a limping economy and a chaotic political scene, China has used that advantage to invest in clean technologies around the world. Today it… China Is Leading International Clean Energy Investment According to IEEFA was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
Investors expect a fairly subdued short-run impact on markets and the economy from a possible US government shutdown, which now looks increasingly likely. The dysfunction of brinkmanship politics is further bruising America's already...Show More Summary
The iPhone maker has won plaudits from President Trump, but how much will its repatriation of overseas cash actually boost the economy?
According to the World Bank, corruption scandals siphon more than $2 trillion per year from the global economy, making corruption one of the major causes of slow economic growth and socioeconomic inequality. Now in a new study, researchers...Show More Summary
Apparently economic migrants come from countries with great economies, and people seeking political asylum hail from well-functioning democracies. Let?s be clear about one thing here: Haiti is a shithole. I?ve been there twice. It has a cholera epidemic thanks to...
Zinke exempted Florida out of concern for its coastal economy. What about other states? This arbitrary decision-making will never stand up in court.
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GENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the World Economic Forum say U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to its annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, will allow participants "to get a direct perspective on U.S. political and economic...Show More Summary
His approval ratings reflect political weakness despite good news on several fronts.
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Chancellor Angela Merkel and Social Democrat chief Martin Schulz on Sunday vowed a new style of politics for Germany, as they opened talks on renewing their coalition to shake Europe's biggest economy out of political paralysis after September's inconclusive elections. Show More Summary
Local economists expect steady if modest growth to continue this year.
Italy's main political forces began in earnest Sunday to plot strategies for the upcoming general election, as the country's finance minister raised a red flag over political uncertainty in the eurozone's third largest economy. The March...Show More Summary
Chancellor Angela Merkel opens talks Sunday with Germany's second biggest party on renewing their alliance, in a new attempt at shaking Europe's biggest economy out of paralysis after September's inconclusive elections. The week of meetings...Show More Summary
Recent unrest has highlighted the deep-seated frustration felt by many Iranians over the economy and their demands for reform, and attention now turns to how the political establishment will respond. Often seen in monolithic terms outside...Show More Summary