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Analysis Topic: Economic Trends Analysis

The analysis published under this topic are as follows.

Economics

Friday, December 15, 2006

Three Asian Mega-Trends ! / Economics / Analysis & Strategy

By: Money_and_Markets

I've spent the last 21 days traveling throughout Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Shekou, Bangkok, Macau, and Shenzhen. My goal: Seeking out the very best investment opportunities. It's been a long and exhausting trip. But I've found dozens of fast-growing businesses with skyrocketing profits. In fact, my biggest problem is that I have to narrow down this big platter of opportunities to just the few very best ideas.
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Economics

Thursday, December 14, 2006

US Employment and Recessions (Short and Sweet'): A Picture Worth Thousand Words / Economics / Analysis & Strategy

By: Jas_Jain

When Wall Street and Federal Reserve economists point to the current employment growth as a sign of the economy's health, over the next few quarters, i.e., a sign of "soft landing," they are lying because employment keeps growing until the economy is in a recession already. Fig. 1 says it all.

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Economics

Thursday, December 14, 2006

US Retail sales gain by a surprising 1% , reducing expectations of an early Fed interest rate cut / Economics / Strategic News

By: Sarah_Jones

Two reports released on Wednesday showed retail sales surging in November by 1%, contrary to the expectations of a hard landing for the economy. The market had been expecting a rise of just 0.1%. Bonds immediately fell and the dollar strengthened on the news as the markets reevaluate the expectations of an early cut in US interest rates.

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Economics

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Gordon Browns Pre-budget report increases petrol by 1.25 a litre / Economics / Strategic News

By: Sarah_Jones

Gordon Brown presented his last pre-budget report before he is destined to takeover from Tony Blair as the next Prime Minister of the UK.

Gordon Browns Pre-budget report increases petrol by 1.25 a litre

He pledged increased expenditure on education and defense. Brown also reiterated that Britain had enjoyed the longest post-war period of continuous growth, now sustaining a record 38 quarters. Ten years ago Britain was 7th in the Group of Seven, bottom of the league for national income per head. In the last two years, Britain has been second only to the USA," he said. Brown also raised UK's growth forecast to 2.75 percent for 2006 and 3.25 percent for 2007.

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Economics

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Who owns the world ? Most of the wealth in the hands of 2% of the people / Economics / Strategic News

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Whilst most of the worlds attention is focused on the GDP growth rates of China and India, a study published by the Helsinki-based World Institute for Development Economics Research (part of the United Nations University), reveals that the worlds wealth is heavily concentrated in North America, Europe and a handful of developed Pacific rim countries. With 2% of adults owning more than 50% of the worlds wealth.

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Economics

Thursday, November 30, 2006

Investing in Nigeria, potential opportunity for strong growth due to high oil revenues / Economics / Investing

By: Nadeem_Walayat

The Nigerian economy is expected to grow by 7.5% during 2006. With prospects of growth exceeding 7.5% for 2007 and 2008, as Nigeria continues to enjoy dividends from the high oil price and inward investment into the oil and support industries. The Nigerian government also makes strides towards ensuring power generation to feed the growing economic activity.

Investing in Nigeria, potential opportunity for strong growth due to high oil revenues

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Economics

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

US economy heads for a hard landing in 2007 / Economics / Analysis & Strategy

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Economists and many market participants continue to mistakenly point to lagging indicators in support of economic growth during 2007 i.e. a panel of 50 economists in a survey released by the National Association for Business Economics predicted that the overall economy, as measured by the GDP, would expand by 2.5 percent in 2007. Unfortunately many of the indicators such as US unemployment hitting a low of 4.7% are lagging indicators. Virtually every recession during the past 50 years was preceded by a low jobless reading.

US economy heads for a hard landing in 2007

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Economics

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

The Costs & Benefits of Globalisation to the UK / Economics / Analysis & Strategy

By: Sarah_Jones

Globalisation is a capitalist process that has taken off as a concept in the wake of the collapse of communism as a viable alternate form of economic organisation as we are increasingly been seen as living in the era of globalisation. Globalisation describes the increased mobility of goods, services, labour, technology and finance & capital throughout the world. Although globalisation is not a new development, its pace has increased with the advent of new technologies, especially in the area of telecommunications.

The Benefits and Costs of Globalisation to Britain

Examples of how globalisation effects Britain is in the current trend of UK business employing indian call centres for support & sales services, or for a clothing manufacturers to design its products in the UK, and make them in south-east Asia and then to sell them in north America.

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Economics

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) could cost the World Economy $5 trillion / Economics / Analysis & Strategy

By: Phillipa_Green

Although Bird flu is off the prime time news of late. Unfortunately the virus has not gone away and is gradually working its way around the world with ever wider outbreaks and human cases of infections continue to increase, with the ever present danger of a global pandemic.

Bird Flu Statistics - Jan 2004 to Sept 2006
Country
Human Cases
Deaths
China
21
14
Vietnam
93
43
Indonesia
67
51
Cambodia
6
6
Thailand
24
16
Djibouti
1
0
Azerbaijan
8
5
Iraq
3
2
Egypt
14
6
Turkey
12
4
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Economics

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

China's currency reserves pass $1 trillion and likely to double to $2 trillion by 2010 / Economics / Strategic News

By: Nadeem_Walayat

China's currency reserves pass a record $1 trillion, and continue to grow at a rate of $20 billions per month. China's reserves have grown from 100billion in 1996 to $1 trillions today and are expected to double to $2 trillions by 2010. Now China accounts for almost 20% of the world's foreign exchange reserves, Japan being second with some $900 billions of reserves, also mostly in US dollars.

The reason for the growth in reserves is primarily due to the under valuation of the Yuan which in turn is contributing to the large trade deficit that the US is running.

China's currency reserves pass $1 trillion and likely to double to $2 trillion by 2010

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Economics

Sunday, November 05, 2006

UK Insolvency rise by 55% and on target to hit a record 100,000 for 2006 As interest rates are due to rise to 5% ! / Economics / UK Economy

By: Sarah_Jones

Last week, Government figures showed that a record 27,644 people went insolvent during the summer - more than 55% up on the same period last year and leaving the UK on target to hit 100,000 insolvencies in 2006 for the first time.

The figures sparked fears of dark times for retailers as debt ridden consumers are expected to tighten their belts in the run-up to Christmas. The seasonally adjusted personal insolvency increased 55.4 per cent on a year ago and 5.7 per on the previous quarter. Bankruptcies at 15,416, up 26.6 per cent compared with a year ago, but Individual Voluntary Arrangements soared to 12,228, up 117.9 per cent on last year and 9.8 per cent on the previous quarter. House repossessions are likely to exceed 12,000 this year and that 38 per cent of all bankrupts were now unemployed.

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Economics

Sunday, October 22, 2006

UK Interest Rates Forecast to rise much higher due to rising Inflation and high Money Supply Growth / Economics / UK Interest Rates

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Interest are set to to rise to 5% in November 2006, some market commentators are already seeing this as a potential peak despite REAL UK interest rates being at historic lows.

The spread between the base rate (4.75%) and RPI (3.6%), is currently at 1.3%, or marginally higher than the low set in 2003 of 1.1%, which preceded a rise in interest rates from 3.5% to 4.75%. This took the spread to 2%, since that time, RPI has risen and interest rates fell to 4.5%. This puts the UK under similar interest rate hike pressures as during the start of the rate hikes in 2003.

UK Interest Rates Forecast to rise a Much Higher due to rising inflation and High Money Supply Growth

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Economics

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Sharp fall in US Wholesale Inflation whilst Core inflation rises strongly / Economics / Strategic News

By: Sarah_Jones

US Wholesale inflation fell by the largest amount in more than three years in September 06, as a record drop in the cost of gasoline offset rising prices in a number of other areas. The U.S. Labour Department reported that wholesale prices overall fell 1.3 per cent last month, nearly double the decline that analysts had been expecting. Gasoline prices plummeted 22.2 per cent, the biggest one-month decrease on record. But at the same time core inflation rose strongly by 0.6%.

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Economics

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Prospects for UK Economy during 2007 / Economics / UK Economy

By: Sarah_Jones

UK economic growth picks up during 2006, after the slowdown during 2005, and is expected to rise to 2.25% this year (1.9% 2005) and 2.5% in 2007 though the Treasury is forecasting higher growth at 2.5% for 2006 and 3% for 2007.

The risks are that inflation rises to 3%, which would trigger a serious of sharp rate rises. This is a possibility given that domestic inflation far exceeds imported inflation, and thus inflation is less likely to be impacted by declining oil prices.

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Economics

Sunday, October 15, 2006

US Debt Mountain - How can it be serviced ? / Economics / US Debt

By: Sarah_Jones

The US in the financial year ending 2006, paid over $400 billion in interest on debt ! Following the 14 consecutive Fed rate what will happen when the debt needs to be reissued at these higher interest rates ? I.e. average debt maturity is less than 60 months with total US debt stands at $8 trillions. Thus interest payments are likely rise substantially in the coming years whilst at the same time the US is running an record annual budget deficit of over $500 billion.

So what can the Federal Reserve do to extricate the US from this developing crisis ?

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Economics

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Hungary Problems - The Facts / Economics / Euro-Zone

By: Phillipa_Green

The violent demonstrations continue on the streets, in response to the recording of the Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany admitting to lieing to the public in the run up to the last election on the dire condition of the hungarian economy.

In the 1990s Hungary was shown as a textbook example of a transition economy.

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Economics

Sunday, September 17, 2006

IMF Warns Housing Market could slow US GDP growth / Economics / US Housing

By: Sarah_Jones

The International Monetary Fund warned that the U.S. economy is headed for a slowdown caused by a cooling housing market, and that could drag on global growth.

The IMF revised downward its forecast for U.S. economic growth to 2.9 percent for 2007 from an estimate of 3.3 percent in April. This year, the U.S. is seen expanding 3.4 percent, the fund projected in its semiannual World Economic Outlook.

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Economics

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Central Bankers declare War on Global Inflation / Economics / Inflation

By: Gary_Dorsch

By Gary Dorsch :Editor, Global Money Trends magazine

For the past four years, the big-3 central banks were the world's “serial bubble blowers,” flooding the world with cheap money via historically low interest rates, in order to pump up stock markets and real estate values. However, with global economic growth running at 5% in the first half of 2006, the most robust multi-year expansion since the 1970's, there were serious side effects of surging energy and commodity prices, that are now feeding into consumer inflation.

Bank of England chief Mervyn King admitted on June 12 th , “During the fastest 3-year period of world economic growth for a generation, monetary policy around the world may simply have been too accommodative.” However, in order to correct the imbalance, a tighter global liquidity environment is required. “After a period of robust world economic growth, we approach a bumpier stretch of the road. A rebalancing of global demand is desirable, but the way ahead may not be smooth,” King said.

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Economics

Saturday, January 28, 2006

The True Cost of the War on Terror / Economics / Iraq War

By: Sarah_Jones

NEW STUDY SUGGESTS ECONOMIC COST OF IRAQ WAR MUCH LARGER THAN PREVIOUSLY RECOGNIZED

A new study by two leading academic experts suggests that the costs of the Iraq war will be substantially higher than previously reckoned. In a paper presented to this week's Allied Social Sciences Association annual meeting in Boston MA., Harvard budget expert Linda Bilmes and Columbia University Professor and Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz calculate that the war is likely to cost the United States a minimum of nearly one trillion dollars and potentially over $2 trillion.

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Economics

Saturday, January 01, 2005

Asset Deflation Crashes Through the Window / Economics / Deflation

By: Steve_Moyer

Sometimes you have to pay the piper, and we're going to have to pay the piper for a while. That's the way it is." ~ Frank Hamblen

The jig is up, my friends. The elephant that is asset deflation has slowly crashed through the big bay window straight onto our living room carpet and the no-fun part of speculative excess and leveraging (not to mention reckless borrowing and spending) has more than begun.

If you refuse to heed our advice, you will pay for it. Dearly.

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