China’s Economy grows by 6.9 percent in ’17

Industrial output continues at brisk pace, climbing year-on-year China’s economic growth beat forecasts to reach 6.9 percent year-on-year in 2017, marking the first acceleration since 2010 despite financial regulatory tightening and measures against pollution that affect growth. Analysts said as growth stabilizes, the country will strengthen regulations and reforms to pursue high-quality development. GDP growth in… Please follow and like us:

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10 Data Points Investors Should Be Watching Now: JPMorgan’s Kelly

There are multiple economic and financial numbers investors can monitor in 2018 to get a sense of the market environment. David Kelly, chief global strategist for JPMorgan Funds, offers his own list of the top 10 data points he recommends investors watch this year. In his inaugural weekly note for 2018, Kelly says the list is… Please follow and like us:

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Global economy faces two challenges

The world economy’s performance in 2017 was significantly better than the previous year. According to the World Bank forecast, global economic growth is likely to reach 3.6 percent in 2017, as the economies of the European Union, the United States and Japan all showed clear signs of improvement in the third quarter with a growth rate… Please follow and like us:

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U.S. CEOs Make The Most Globally

It pays to be a chief executive officer in the United States, according to a new report revealing that the pay gap between U.S. CEOs and their employees is larger than in any other country. Related: How the Rich Get Rich: These Tech CEOs Are Making Bank The U.S. CEOs of the top publicly traded companies… Please follow and like us:

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Economic forecast 2018: Forgotten prosperity finally returns.

WASHINGTON, December 28, 2017: It has been nearly two decades since the American economy has experienced true prosperity. Prosperity means nearly all of us are thriving and experiencing good fortune, success and finding opportunity. If we define prosperity in terms of numbers, GDP growth would have to exceed 4%. That hasn’t happened since 2000, nearly two… Please follow and like us:

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China’s money supply sees steady increase

Regulators ‘need to prevent financial risks more proactively and effectively’ China’s money supply growth rate and the newly issued yuan-denominated loans both increased in November to support economic growth, although the monetary authority reiterated that risk prevention should be the policy priority. The M2, or a broad measure of money supply, increased by 9.1 percent year-on-year… Please follow and like us:

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S&P 500 Projected Return: 5% P.A. Or -4% – Robecco

2018 will be a “coming of age” for financial markets around the world as central banks wind down QE and economic growth gains traction, that’s the main takeaway from Robeco’s latest Expected Returns 2018-2022 report. Robecco’s report, which is published every year and gives a five-year expected returns forecast for the period ahead, has been named… Please follow and like us:

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Koch-Funded Academics Infiltrate The Trump Administration

Things have changed since then-presidential candidate Donald Trump tweeted that the Koch brothers “cannot influence Trump!” in July 2015. Or in November of that year when he tweeted that Charles Koch was “looking for a new puppet” after Scott Walker’s and Jeb Bush’s campaigns failed. Or in February 2016, when Trump repeated his puppet claims in… Please follow and like us:

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After last-minute compromises, Senate leaders say they have the votes needed to pass GOP tax plan

WASHINGTON — Scrambling to pass their tax bill after some last-minute setbacks, GOP leaders got help early Friday when two wavering Republican senators agreed to support the plan. Shortly thereafter, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Republicans had secured the needed votes for passage, and a vote was expected later Friday. The tax bill had… Please follow and like us:

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Strong economy boosts Trump among otherwise skeptical Americans

WASHINGTON — In 2016, the U.S. economy served as a punching bag for then-candidate Donald Trump. Today, it has become a lifeline for an otherwise embattled presidency. As president, Trump has increasingly grabbed for that line, touting low unemployment, record high stock market values and healthy economic growth rates in speeches and on Twitter. Reactions from… Please follow and like us:

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Central Bank Outlook Dominates 2018 Predictions

At the end of every year, Saxo Bank publishes its ten outrageous predictions for the year ahead, which tend to go against market consensus. Indeed, at the end of 2016, while consensus was calling for a continued economic recovery, Saxo was predicting a “departure from the ‘business as usual’” mentality that’s plagued businesses and central banks… Please follow and like us:

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Summary Results Of APEC Member Meeting In Vietnam

THE 25TH APEC ECONOMIC LEADERS’ MEETING Da Nang, Viet Nam 11 November 2017 Da Nang Declaration Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future We, the Leaders of APEC, gathered in Da Nang, Viet Nam under the theme Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future, determined to take bolder and sustained collective actions to inject new dynamism… Please follow and like us:

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Open economy ‘benefits all’, Xi says

Joint efforts needed for a bright future, he tells APEC business leaders meeting President Xi Jinping sent a strong message of pursuing open global economies, supporting free trade and building a multilateral trade system in a highly anticipated speech delivered at the APEC CEO Summit in Vietnam on Friday. He called economic globalization an irreversible historical… Please follow and like us:

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GOP Moves to Crack Down on Corporate Tax Dodgers

Under the introduced last week in the House of Representatives, giant multinational corporations get a fat tax cut — but also the threat of a stinging new levy if they continue commonly used tax-avoidance schemes. The hope of tax writers was that the threat of a 20 percent excise tax on the sale of products from… Please follow and like us:

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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Have Agreed To Create A ‘Pan-Baltic Capital Market’ To Strengthen Their Economies

Joint Initiative,Supported By European Commission And EBRD,Will Harmonise Regulation To Facilitate Investment Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have agreed to create a pan-Baltic capital market to strengthen their economies and stimulate investment to create jobs with support of the European Commission (EC) and the EBRD. The Ministers of Finance – Toomas Tõniste for Estonia, Dana Reizniece-Ozola for… Please follow and like us:

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