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After A Lackluster Outturn In 2016, Economic Activity Is Projected To Pick Up Pace In 2017 And 2018
After a lackluster outturn in 2016, economic activity is projected to pick up pace in 2017 and 2018, especially in emerging market and developing economies.
Be Prepared For A Violent Fed Reversal
The outlook for rates has taken what I call a U-turn. There's very little doubt that the Fed is on track to raise rates. This outlook is not in response to any particular piece of economic data or the overall economic picture.
Trends In Arbitrage-Based Measures Of Bond Liquidity
Corporate bonds are an important source of funding for public corporations in the United States.
Why Doesn't Capital Always Flow To High-Growth Areas?
It seems natural that capital would flow into countries with higher capital productivity and economic growth.
Nature Of Debt Differs Between China, Japan And The U.S.
Unlike advanced economies, China remains better positioned to overcome its debt challenges, due to the nature of is debt, level of development and economic fundamentals. Change is coming - but after next fall.
2017 Forecast: Skeptically Optimistic
A great deal will happen in the first third of the year that could radically change the course of events in the last two-thirds. Furthermore, the possible outcomes are in the hands of politicians instead of dispassionate market forces.


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Betting On India
1 year ago
I am a foreigner who lives in India about 6 months a year. there is a theory that a ship runs smoother if all rowers are rowing in the same direction - even if it is wrong. At this point Rajan is the rower trying to move the ship in the opposite direction. It is significantly easier to slow an economy down than speed it up - in fact, i see no evidence from anywhere in the world that monetary policy can be used to accelerate an economy. Rajan's policies are a brake on the indian economy.
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The Dominance Of Google And Facebook In One Chart
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