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Mapped: Negative central bank interest rates now herald new danger for the world

Mapped: Negative central bank interest rates now herald new danger for the world | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Sub-zero rates are becoming the "new abnormal" in a shaky world
economy. With fresh panic hitting markets, are we finally hitting the limits
of what monetary policy can achieve? Click on the countries to find out
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Man Utd: Premier League club on track to earn £500m

Man Utd: Premier League club on track to earn £500m | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Manchester United are on track to become the first British club to earn more than £500m in one year despite lack of success.
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TPP: Who are the winners and losers?

TPP: Who are the winners and losers? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
The long-awaited Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been signed in New Zealand. So who are the winners and losers?
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Winners and Losers of lower oil prices

Winners and Losers of lower oil prices | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
With lower oil prices below is a table looking at the winners and losers.
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Cheaper oil shouldn’t be feared – we’ll all have more to spend

Cheaper oil shouldn’t be feared – we’ll all have more to spend | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
The oil price may stay low for a long time. Is that good or bad for the world economy? Just about everyone failed to spot the collapse of the oil price, including a former oil economist called Alex Salmond, who lost a wager made just before the Scottish referendum that the price would never fall below $50 a barrel. He paid up on the nail: a crisp $50 bill landed on the desk of the winner of that interchange within a week of the price dipping below the magic level. 
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Volkswagen executives describe authoritarian culture under former CEO

Volkswagen executives describe authoritarian culture under former CEO | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
VW Group of America CEO calls on company to learn after Martin Winterkorn’s exit: ‘We need a culture in which it’s possible to argue with your superior’
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The Richest Americans Are Winning the Economic Recovery

The Richest Americans Are Winning the Economic Recovery | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Their incomes have fully recovered—and then some
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Is deglobalisation on the way?

Is deglobalisation on the way? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Duncan Weldon assesses if "regionalisation" is set to become the new globalisation.
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What does China own in Britain?

China has a lot of money to invest, but how much of it comes into Britain and what is it spent on?
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Poland: From Tragedy to Economic Triumph

Anyone who knows Polish history cannot help but marvel at the country’s emergence from the ashes of its traumatic past. Over the last 25 years, Poland, after centuries of war and subjugation, has enjoyed peace, a stable and booming economy, and integration with the rest of Europe.
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Polish Homeowners loosers in Swiss exchange rate

Polish Homeowners loosers in Swiss exchange rate | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
ANXIETY at the Swiss National Bank’s surprise decision today to drop its peg against the euro was nowhere more evident than in central Europe. The Swiss...
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Free trade area v single market - what's the difference?

Free trade area v single market - what's the difference? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Justice Secretary Michael Gove tells the BBC we could have a "free trade and friendly co-operation" with the EU. What is the difference between that and a single market?
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TTIP: EU and US vow to speed up talks on trade deal

TTIP: EU and US vow to speed up talks on trade deal | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Negotiators confirm they hope to reach agreement on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership by end of year
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TPP: What is it and why does it matter?

TPP: What is it and why does it matter? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the most ambitious free trade agreements ever signed. But why does it matter?
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Norwegian blues - how did Norway become on of Europe's richest countries?

Norwegian blues - how did Norway become on of Europe's richest countries? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Now the easy times are over, Norway must rediscover its Viking spirit
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FDI flows into India nearly doubled in 2015

FDI flows into India nearly doubled in 2015 | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Foreign Direct Investment flows into India nearly doubled in 2015 to $59 billion while the US emerged as the top host country for FDI last year, the UN's trade agency has said.
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Is the global economy about to crash? – video explainer

Is the global economy about to crash? – video explainer | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
A slowdown in China, plummeting stock prices, debt worries in emerging markets and low oil prices point to a bumpy patch in the global economy
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Just how low can oil prices go and who is hardest hit?

Just how low can oil prices go and who is hardest hit? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Oil prices have fallen below $30 a barrel - just how far can they sink, and who is suffering the most?
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Can Nigeria's Buhari take on the import monster and win? | The Economist

Can Nigeria's Buhari take on the import monster and win? | The Economist | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Nigeria’s central bank, has been criticised in recent weeks for attempting to prop up the value of the naira, the country’s...
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22 facts about the global economy - Newsnight

As leading figures from the world of business and politics gather in Davos, Newsnight picked its 22 facts about the world economy that everyone should know.
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Why are the Mint countries special?

Why are the Mint countries special? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
A four-part series on Radio Four focuses on the Mint countries - Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey - tipped as the next to assume their places at the high table of economic success. Jim O'Neill explains what they have in common.
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What happened to all those Swiss Franc mortgages in Hungary,Cyprus,Croatia and Poland?

What happened to all those Swiss Franc mortgages in Hungary,Cyprus,Croatia and Poland? | Edexcel Theme 4 Economics | Scoop.it
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