Economie

China's highly effective global hegemony is intensifying the death economy

China’s highly effective global hegemony is intensifying the death economy

After publishing the first two editions of Confessions of an Economic Hitman Trilogy, I’ve been invited to speak at global summits. I met heads of state and their senior advisors from many countries. Two particularly interesting venues were conferences in the summer of 2017 in Russia and Kazakhstan, where I joined a group of speakers …

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Collateral Attorney Employment in a Weak Economy: Divergent Trends Across Practice Areas--Above the Law

Collateral Attorney Employment in a Weak Economy: Divergent Trends Across Practice Areas–Above the Law

2022 saw a decline In the lateral hiring of lawyers, as inflation and high interest rates slowed corporate activity and lending, law firms found themselves overstaffed after record hiring in 2021. Unfortunately, we’ve also seen layoffs recently, mainly by companies that rely particularly heavily on technology. Strip is currently besieged. Despite these developments, overall levels …

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Can the United States avoid a recession?  As inflation subsides, optimism increases

Can the United States avoid a recession? As inflation subsides, optimism increases

WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, the outlook for the US economy has been mostly bleak: Inflation is at a four-decade high.weak consumer spending, High interest rates. Most economists are starting the 2023 recession. Economic downturn is still possible. However, in recent weeks, with signs of inflation becoming more widespread, a more euphoric view has gained …

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Japanese Economy in 2023: Gradual Recovery On Track with Steady Domestic Demand

Japanese Economy in 2023: Gradual Recovery On Track with Steady Domestic Demand

The COVID-19 pandemic is not over yet, but restrictions on people’s movements are no longer in effect, and society has returned to normal. Economist Takumori Akiyoshi points to the impact on travel, leisure and other consumption, along with investment in corporate information technology, as factors behind the expected gradual and lasting economic recovery. Incoming demand …

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5 ways to prepare and thrive in the new economy

5 ways to prepare and thrive in the new economy

opinions expressed Entrepreneur Shareholders are theirs. Experts have been predicting a new economy for a few years now, and astute observers and analysts can already see that it’s here. While many catalysts drive acceleration, exponential technologies, the global debt bubble, changing demographics and the recent pandemic are a select few. Even those of us who …

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The Cost of War: Russia's Economy Faces a Decade of Decline - The Moscow Times

The Cost of War: Russia’s Economy Faces a Decade of Decline – The Moscow Times

Nine months after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Russian economy is doing better than expected. The expected collapse has been avoided, and the expected 8-10% drop in GDP for this year has been reduced to 3-4%. However, before the war, a growth of 3% was expected. Recovery is expected to begin only in 2024 …

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In China, fear of travel lingers as 'no COVID' rages

In China, fear of travel lingers as ‘no COVID’ rages

Beijing, China – Zhu Jing, a 36-year-old business owner in China’s Hebei Province, is relieved that Beijing has begun to undo its draconian “zero COVID” strategy. After taking strict precautions to avoid COVID-19 for the past three years, Zhu finally tested positive for the virus earlier this month as cases surged nationwide. Unlike the millions …

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Global markets are still in a make or break phase after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates

It has been a tough week for the markets in India and globally. Interest rates in the US were raised along expected lines and post-meeting comments were not enough to calm nerves.   The week witnessed gains in the markets in two of the five trading sessions. Thursday’s …

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Americans are thinking about a challenging economic year

Americans are thinking about a challenging economic year

New Orleans, Louisiana – “I worry about inflation every time I go to the grocery store,” Caroline FitzSousa, a bar manager in Baltimore, Maryland, told VOA. “And at work, my customers aren’t happy either. High food and liquor prices have caused us to raise prices. People are frustrated with having to pay more for the …

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