Tag archive for ‘recession’

Coronavirus-triggered recession will change how we live, do business and invest

The recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession will usher in a new era in which how we live, do business and invest will fundamentally change, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini: 2008 Revisited?

NEW YORK – The question I am asked most often nowadays is this: Are we back to 2008 and another global financial crisis and recession? My answer is a straightforward no, but that the recent episode of global More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: Inspiring Economic Growth

NEW HAVEN – In his First Inaugural Address, during the depths of the Great Depression, US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously told Americans that, “The only thing we have to fear is fear More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Austerity Is Not Greece’s Problem

When looking out a window, it is easy to be fooled by your own reflection and see more of yourself than the outside world. This seems to be the case when US observers, influenced by their own country’s More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : The End of Republican Obstruction

 What a difference two months make. When the Republican Party scored strong gains in last November’s US congressional elections, the universally accepted explanation was that voters were expressing their More...

Professor Robert Shiller On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: What Good Are Economists?

  Since the global financial crisis and recession of 2007-2009, criticism of the economics profession has intensified. The failure of all but a few professional economists to forecast the episode – More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Domino Effect Alive and Well: Russia’s Economy Knocks Over Cyprus

Cyprus has inherited some of Russia’s economic woes, which have hobbled Cyprus’ own recovery, as reported by Reuters. Since the end of the Cold War, Cyprus has been a favorite vacation spot More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Economist Paul Krugman Sounds Alarm over ‘Valley of Despond’ in World Income

A chart showing income growth since 1988 by percentiles of world income distribution, the surge by the global elite plus the dramatic rise of many people in emerging markets was the best chart of 2014, New More...

Eli Horn On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Financial Strategist Peter Schiff Says Recession Needs to Happen in 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Commerce Department released a fantastic estimate: In the third quarter of 2014, U.S. GDP grew at a rate of 5 percent, the fastest it’s grown since 2003. But things might not be More...

Reuters On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Japan economy shrinks more than expected, backs Abe’s tax decision

– Japan’s economy shrank more than initially reported in the third quarter on declines in business investment, data showed on Monday, surprising markets and backing premier Shinzo Abe’s More...

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