Posts Tagged USFile not found. US government has made negative contribution to GDP growth for 6 quarters
The US government’s expenditure has actually made negative contribution to GDP growth for 6 consecutive quarters.Déjà vu: Citigroup Economic surprise index looks like a repeat of last year
The Citigroup Economic Surprise Index for the US is looking disturbing similar to how it looked last year around the same time.How big was the US housing bust, really?
The 2007 US housing bust, although severe, was not completely outside the range of DM housing busts in history.FOMC maintains monetary policy unchanged in April’s meeting
The Federal Reserve maintains monetary policy unchanged, while noting that strains in financial market pose significant downside risk.Santa Claus Rally 2011?
Bulls should be happy to hear that there might be a possibility of a rather more sustained rally towards the year-end.Bill Gross Apologises And Turns More Pessimistic
Bill Gross of Pimco apoligises to investors for missing the government bond rally, and is now more pessimistic about the global economy.Finally, ECRI Calls Recession In The US
The Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) now sees the US economy tipping into a new recession.Fed, ECB, BOJ and SNB Coordinate To Provide US Dollar Liquidity
Fed, ECB, BOJ and SNB are coordinating to provide 3-month US dollar liquidity till the end of the year.China/Hong Kong Equities Have Been Losers
In the past year or so, China and Hong Kong equities have done worse than US despite strong economic growth.George Soros: Shadow Banking System In China Growing Out Of Control
George Soros shares his thoughts on global economy. He thinks the shadow banking system is growing in China out of control.US Economy: Inflation, Retails Sales, Consumer sentiment, Industrial Production
Big economic data dump today in the United States are painting a mixed picture on the economy.US Economy: Tax Cuts and Quantitative Easing
When bond yields going up in these two days, I am rather struggling to figure out whether it is the tax cuts, or the failure of quantitative easing, or just a bet of deteriorting public finances.Ben Bernanke’s not printing money? Here’s what he said 21 months ago
Actually Ben Bernanke agreed that they were printing money, but he is too scared to admit it now.US economy: Obama vs. Krugman on Bush Tax Cuts
In his effort to persuade President Obama to stay firm against G.O.P.’s blackmailing, Paul Krugman did not live up to his own record.Ben Bernanke on CBS’ 60 minutes
Excerpt of Ben Bernanke’s interview on CBS’ 60 minutesUS jobs report: what I make of it
The disappointment job report is just a reminder of how difficult the road to recovery is. Again, the real danger lies somewhere else.US Economy: Conflicting Signals
News and data coming out in the last 48 hours or so are, at best, mixed. At worst, it is just confusing.US Economy: can you have true recovery with a housing double-dip
With a housing double-dip, the prospect of US economy is getting gloomier.
Politics & Society. 27 November, 2010, 23:07The Second (not-so-)Cold War: North Korean bombs
Occasional nasty surprises from North Korea have served them and China well in some sense. Though I wonder if it will be the same this time.Perhaps a recession is the only option for China
If China wants to learn a lesson from Paul Volcker in how to bring inflation down, perhaps they are left with only one terrible option.