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5 Economics Terms We All Should Use

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Via Bloomberg View : 5 Economics Terms We All Should Use Every year, the Edge Foundation asks a bunch of scientists one interesting question. This year’s question was “What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known?” The hundreds of answers are varied and fascinating, but I found myself …

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Why Surging Stocks May Not Mean the Economy Trusts Trump

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Via The New York Times : The early stock market reaction to Donald J. Trump’s election victory was overwhelmingly positive. But that doesn’t mean a Trump presidency will be good for the economy. Stock markets often serve as an economic scoreboard: Increasing stock prices are equated with economic victory. But these …

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Political business

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Via The Economist : American business finds itself without a political home AS AMERICA’S presidential election approaches the country’s business class is in its weakest political position for decades. Twenty years ago both parties competed to be the most pro-business. Today they compete to denounce the malefactors of great wealth. The …

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Building an Innovative Economy

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Via LinkedIn : For New Zealand to succeed through the 21st century, we know we must engage and be open with the world. We need to get out there and sell our ideas, our processes, our products and our services on the world stage. That means keeping innovation at the heart …

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Malaysia eyes tapping China’s economic ‘new normal’

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Via ECNS : As China embarks on a transition of economic growth pattern, the Malaysian government is upbeat on the prospect of increasing Chinese investment and tourists among the benefits and opportunities present to the Southeast Asian country. In its latest annual economic report released this week, the Malaysian government said …

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Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore

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Via The Wall Street Journal : Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore The long boom after World War II left Americans with unrealistic expectations, but there’s no going back to that unusual Golden Age The U.S. presidential candidates have made the usual pile of promises, none more predictable than their pledge …

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World Bank revises Malaysia GDP forecast

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Via The Star : The World Bank has slashed its growth forecast for Malaysia from 2016 through 2018 due to the subdued global economy weighing on the country’s prospects. In its latest forecasts, the global financial institution predicted Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) would slow to 4.2% this year from 5% …

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Economy doing fine after Brexit

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Via Telegraph : It is the fact of the day, a nugget of information that will delight Brexiteers and reassure corporate Britain. The Office for National Statistics believes that output in the dominant services sector rose 0.4pc month-on-month and 2.9pc year-on-year in July. This is the first real, official output data …

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A better economic plan for Japan

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Via The Guardian : Japan has been mired in economic malaise for more than two decades – and it is likely to stay there unless it changes tack, dramatically It’s been a quarter-century since Japan’s asset bubble burst – and a quarter-century of malaise as one “lost decade” has followed another. …

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