Category Archives: Economics

Italy’s economic renaissance? – FT

Italy is seeing growth after a long recession. Luigi Speranza, co-head of European economics at BNP Paribas, tells the FT’s economics correspondent Ferdinando Giugliano what’s driving the recovery and whether the country is finally leaving behind chronic low growth. For … Continue reading

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Greece debt crisis deepens – FT

The FT’s Gideon Rachman and Tony Barber discuss the deepening Greek debt crisis, focusing on the IMF’s pullout from talks, the increasing difficulty Greece faces to pay public sector workers and its growing isolation in negotiations with creditors. For more … Continue reading

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Europe’s investment paradox – FT

The eurozone has grown faster than the US, but despite improved economic conditions there is little sign of companies increasing investment. Sarah Gordon, FT’s business editor, asks Deloitte’s Chris Gentle why executives are still being cautious. For more video content … Continue reading

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How The Economic Machine Works – Ray Dalio

Created by Ray Dalio this simple but not simplistic and easy to follow 30 minute, animated video answers the question, “How does the economy really work?” Based on Dalio’s practical template for understanding the economy, which he developed over the … Continue reading

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Japan’s Economic Revival – Stratfor

Stratfor East Asia Analyst John Minnich and Managing Editor Ben Sheen discuss Japan’s recent economic and domestic revival, its relations with the U.S., and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable)

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Chart of the Day: Punk Business Spending

This chart from IBD really captures the sluggishness in the U.S. economy.  Core capital goods order, a proxy for business investment spending, fell for the seventh straight month. (click here if chart is not observable)

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Chart of the Day: Factories Slower

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Asia in the year of the sheep – FT

The FT’s Asia editor David Pilling asks two of Asia’s leading economists about how they see the region faring in the year of the sheep. Frederic Neumann from HSBC sees risks slowdown, while David Mann from Standard Chartered sees solid … Continue reading

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Greece and Germany closer than it seems – FT

The debt bailout talks between Greece and the eurozone haven’t collapsed, says Martin Sandbu, lead writer on the FT’s Free Lunch newsletter. He tells leader writer James Blitz that Athens and Germany are closer on the substance than appearances would … Continue reading

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Game theory and Greece in 90 seconds – FT

What is game theory? How can it be applied to the negotiations between Greece and the rest of the eurozone? Ferdinando Giugliano, economics correspondent, provides a 90-second snapshot. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here … Continue reading

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