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Eurozone is weak and risks falling into deflation, IMF report warns

Eurozone is weak and risks falling into deflation, IMF report warns | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Euro area should repair bank balance sheets, step up reforms to boost jobs and the ECB should get ready for quantitative easing
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Spain GDP grows at fastest pace in almost six years - FT.com

Spain GDP grows at fastest pace in almost six years - FT.com | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The Spanish economy grew at its fastest pace in almost six years in the final quarter of last year, raising hopes that the recession-scarred country is finally on the road of recovery.
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A Keynes for all seasons

A Keynes for all seasons | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
IN THE years since the publication in 1936 of "The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money", John Maynard Keynes’s name has been irretrievably linked to...
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The number of banks is shrinking, Jamie Dimon in his own words and other morning reads

The number of banks is shrinking, Jamie Dimon in his own words and other morning reads | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The banking industry is shrinking and so are its bonuses. The Fed gives the ok to two major bank-capital plans.
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UK Economy 'May Have Grown By Up To 1%'

UK Economy 'May Have Grown By Up To 1%' | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Official word on the UK's growth in the three months to September is set to come from the Office for National Statistics later.
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The worst may be over

The worst may be over | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
THE Prado museum, lined with works by Goya, Velázquez and El Greco, is a sanctuary of peace in busy central Madrid. When the museum advertised for eleven gallery...
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UK unemployment data: 0.7% average pay rise dwarfed by inflation

UK unemployment data: 0.7% average pay rise dwarfed by inflation | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
ONS data shows annual pay rise barely over a quarter of inflation rate, as unemployment falls 18,000 to 2.49 million
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Hitting the roof

Hitting the roof | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
WHEN big chunks of America’s federal government suspended business on October 1st markets mostly yawned. Although the “shutdown” was the first in 17 years, the...
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China consumer inflation faster than forecast Economic Report

China consumer inflation faster than forecast Economic Report | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Chinese consumer prices rise faster than expected in September though remaining within the government’s target range, while wholesale prices hit their 19th straight month of decline.
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Easy come, easy go

Easy come, easy go | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
BRITONS have had some good economic news to celebrate over the past few months. Unemployment is falling, house prices in England hit a record high in July and...
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EU exit would be suicide, says Clegg

EU exit would be suicide, says Clegg | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
It would be "economic suicide" for Britain to leave the European Union and supporters must "speak up", Nick Clegg says.
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With Shutdown, Taxes Still Due But You Can't Ask IRS For Help

With Shutdown, Taxes Still Due But You Can't Ask IRS For Help | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
It's official. The government has closed its doors. But not every door will be closed: what's open at IRS?
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Inflation in sharp rise to 1.9%

Inflation in sharp rise to 1.9% | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
UK consumer price inflation rose to 1.9% in June from 1.5% in May, driven by price rises in women's clothing and air fares, official figures show.
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China’s Xi Amassing Most Power Since Deng Raises Risk for Reform

China’s Xi Amassing Most Power Since Deng Raises Risk for Reform | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Xi Jinping today completes his first year as China’s leader with the greatest individual sway over his nation since Deng Xiaoping, a feat that raises the stakes on delivering on pledges for economic and social change.
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The perils of falling inflation

The perils of falling inflation | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
WHAT is a central banker’s main job? Ask the man on the street and the chances are he will say something like “keeping a lid on inflation”. In popular...
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China’s market breaks out, but caution is necessary

China’s market breaks out, but caution is necessary | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
On a technical basis, the Shangai Composite looks great, but while the breakout it just had could be good news for investors, there is the danger of a quick change in mood that could start a downward move.
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The disinflation phenomenon

The disinflation phenomenon | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
THERE was striking news from the euro zone yesterday, the inflation rate fell to 0.7% in October, the lowest for almost four years. There is much speculation now...
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Britons, Poles apart

Britons, Poles apart | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
WHILE the euro zone has been slowly emerging from recession, two European countries outside the club have, so far this year, enjoyed speedy economic recoveries. The...
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March of the builders

March of the builders | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
SINCE the start of the financial crisis Britain's economy has been on a roller-coaster ride. GDP sank 7.2% over six consecutive quarters in 2008 and 2009. It bounced...
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Is Inflation a New Risk for China's Economy? - CRIENGLISH.com

Is Inflation a New Risk for China's Economy? - CRIENGLISH.com | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Is Inflation a New Risk for China's Economy?
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Macro-economic data due out on October 18th, including third quarter GDP and industrial production, will provide further insights into the health of the economy.
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Not open for business

Not open for business | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
START-UPS have always been at the heart of America’s economic success. Companies that are five years old or younger account for all of the country’s net job...
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Obama open to short-term debt rise

Obama open to short-term debt rise | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
President Obama is willing to sign a short-term increase to the borrowing limit that is free from Republican budget demands, his spokesman says.
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US shutdown starts hitting business

US shutdown starts hitting business | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker warns that business is starting to suffer from the federal shutdown.
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UK industry output in surprise fall

UK industry output in surprise fall | CLSG Economics: Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
UK industrial production fell unexpectedly in August, showing its biggest decline for nearly a year, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.
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