Category Archives: Economics

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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Davos 2015 – Volatility as the New Normal

Published on Feb 4, 2015 http://www.weforum.org/ Do safe havens still exist in the global economy or is volatility the new normal across all markets? • Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation; Global Agenda Council on Russia • … Continue reading

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Temperature of financial markets – FT

Deficient demand, deflation and negative interest rates. Are equity and bond markets overpriced? Ahead of next week’s FT Debt Capital Markets Outlook, columnist John Plender discusses unconventional measures from central banks with capital markets editor Ralph Atkins. For more video … Continue reading

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