Tag archive for ‘Economy’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

The Biggest Economies in the World

Looking at global GDP at constant 2017 prices, but adjusted for purchasing power/cost of living, China was the biggest economy in the world in 2019, with an adjusted GDP of more than $22.5 trillion, More...

Top Tech Stocks Weather the Storm

Markets are starting to settle down after a tumultuous two months of COVID-19 economic panic. Still, while top indices like the S&P 500 are down for the year, some top tech companies are finding ways to More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 14th, 2015

Nobel laureate in economics Kenneth Arrow, Apurva Sanghi: Why Economists Put Health First

PALO ALTO – In an ideal world, everyone, everywhere, would access the health services they need without having to pay more than they could afford. But is “health for all” – also known as universal More...

News Brief On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Israel One-Percenters Target for Econ Wonks Turned TV Stars

A wonkish TV show on Israel’s economy has struck a nerve in a country that usually reserves its fervor for debates about war and peace, giving new ammunition to opponents of government policies. In the midst More...

News Brief On Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum

  ATHENS: Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors’ proposals for more More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz: A Greek Morality Tale

When the euro crisis began a half-decade ago, Keynesian economists predicted that the austerity that was being imposed on Greece and the other crisis countries would fail. It would stifle growth and increase More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Ford CEO Mark Fields Wants Tough Fuel Standards

One would think that auto companies would see fuel emissions regulations as a thorn in their sides, but Ford CEO Mark Fields actually welcomes them, according to Motley Fool. The new standards will require More...

Aviv Levy On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Beny Steinmetz in talks to invest in Jerusalem Economy

Eliezer Fishman holds a 66% stake in real estate development company Jerusalem Economy.   Businessman Beny Steinmetz is in talks to invest in Israeli real estate company Jerusalem Economy Ltd. (TASE: ECJM), More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Will Join Panel At Davos Economic Summit

Cloud computing pioneer and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is scheduled to speak on a panel at the Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, according to a press release. While many cloud and software as a service More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Israel Allocates $2.6 Million for Training and Integration of Arab, Druze, Circassian Academics into Its Hi-Tech Sector

Israel is trying to help its Arab sector advance in the field of high tech and to that end its Ministry of Economy has announced that two organizations, Tsofen and ITworks, have won a tender, which was More...

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