Tag archive for ‘economic’
Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Today’s Productivity Paradox

Recent trends in productivity growth make it hard to be optimistic about the future. In 2014, the global growth of total factor productivity, or TFP, which measures the combined productivity of capital More...

Pnina Katz On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Economic Horoscope for February: Instability, Rash Decisions, Mistakes, Bankruptcy

February continues with Mercury’s withdrawal which officially ends by 2/12. But until 2/17, this withdrawal will result in failures, loss of money, disruptions and difficulties in conducting smooth More...

Tibi Singer On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Russia Cuts Interest Rate But Ruble Still Falling – Someone Should Listen to Mikhail Fridman

Mikhail Fridman was right. Russia’s economic problems don’t stem from its inability to juggle its numbers — they’ve been juggling like it was the Moscow Circus. And they don’t even More...

Jewish Business News Service On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Global CEOs Loving American Markets Again

According to PWC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, company leaders across the world are most optimistic about doing business in the United States in 2015. 1, 300 CEOs from 77 countries (excluding the country More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Billionaire Jeff Greene Denies Chutzpah Statement, Says Minimum Wage Should Actually Be Raised

Billionaire Jeff Greene, who got a lot of media attention when he said the average American should tighten his or her belt and expect less, claimed he was misquoted by a reporter in Davos. Greene told CNBC More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Mikhail Fridman Says Era of Lower Oil Prices Has Begun

Although some analysts believe it is only a matter of time until oil prices rebound, billionaire Mikhail Fridman, one of the richest men in Russia, believes that low prices are here to stay. “While many More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Russia’s Capital and Investment Outflows Reach Unprecedented Levels

According to data from the Russian Central Bank, the country’s capital outflows totaled $151 billion in 2014, an amount that was not only higher than the $61 billion in 2013 but even higher than the $133.6 More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Michael Milken Urges Outreach to Latino ‘Economic Giant’

Financier and philanthropist Michael Milken said the Latino community of California, and especially of the LA area, is an economic giant that more business leaders need to reach, a report said. “The More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Crude conspiracy theories could be right

Researchers have for the first time provided strong evidence for what conspiracy theorists have long thought — oil is often the reason for interfering in another country’s war   Researchers have More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Glencore Mulling Shutdown of Some South African Coal Mining Operations

Diversified mining company Glencore is considering the closure of some of its coal-mining operations in South Africa, which would reduce its overall South African production by at least five-million saleable More...

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