Global Economy

Taking together all of the countries, one would have a view of the global economy. Understanding the global economy and the shifts among countries, businesses can better allocate capital to the areas of the world that are growing. The U.S. currently is the largest economy in the world, now followed by China. Shifts among countries in their global economic ranking are the result of many criteria, including population growth and fiscal and monetary policies. Knowing which part of the world is growing economically and which part is shrinking is extremely important for businesses.

Global Financial Crisis 2015 Explained: How It’s Affecting the U.S.

By Thursday, March 26, 2015

Global Financial CrisisGlobal financial crisis 2015: is it really possible? Below you’ll find the answer, as I dive into the global financial crisis causes and what today’s economic events have to say.
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It’s only been a few years, but there are already reams and reams of articles and books written about the global

Global Economy: Its Weakness to Impact U.S. Economy and Stock Market

By Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Global economy slowdownWith 20 central banks indicating they may lower interest rates even further, a world economic slowdown underway, and bellwether copper prices collapsing, U.S. multinational companies (and their stock prices) will not escape the malaise facing the global economy.
Central Banks Concerned Regarding Global Economic Slowdown?
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Three Reasons Why the U.S. Dollar Will Decline in Value

By Monday, March 23, 2015

U.S. Dollar in DeclineThe U.S. dollar has been on a tear since the summer of 2014, but truth be told, the anti-dollar movement is strong and gaining traction.
For a currency to remain dominant in the global economy, especially for it to be a reserve currency, three factors need to be present: first, the currency has to have widespread use; second, the currenc… Read More

How to Protect your 401(k) from a Coming Stock Market Crash

By Tuesday, February 17, 2015

170215_PC_whitefootThe idea of an impending stock market crash may seem pretty untenable right now. After all, compared to the rest of the world, the United States had the most encouraging economic, business, and financial outlook in 2014, and the same goes for 2015. But there are several key factors painting a not-so-rosy picture for the global economy… Read More

Three Economic Developments to Cause Sharp Rise in Gold Prices?

By Thursday, February 12, 2015

Economic Development to Rise in Gold PricesFor the next little while, I am watching three events—I’ll call them developments—very closely. These developments could impact gold prices and cause sharp movements to the upside in a very short time. What are these developments? Talks of Greece’s potential exit from the eurozone, rising interest rates, and an economic… Read More

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