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The major issues with macro economic factors in the global economy
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G20: Hope for global co-ordination

G20: Hope for global co-ordination | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Leaders from G20 nations meet in St Petersburg on Thursday amid calls for economic co-ordination as nations emerge from recession.
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Labour's 50p tax 'not anti-business'

Labour's 50p tax 'not anti-business' | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Ed Balls rejects claims that Labour's pledge to bring back the 50p top rate of income tax is part of an "anti-business agenda" in the party.
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Joseph Stiglitz and Martin Feldstein: A conversation about inequality - YouTube

Joseph Stiglitz, of Columbia University, and Martin Feldstein, of Harvard University, discuss inequality and its consequences at The Economist's Buttonwood G...
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Eurozone crisis: Where are we now?

Eurozone crisis: Where are we now? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
BBC Breakfast looks back at which eurozone countries have recovered from the economic crisis - and considers the situation now.
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EU and US edge toward trade deal

EU and US edge toward trade deal | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The US and the European Union say they have made progress in talks over a new trade liberalisation deal.
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UK recovery takes hold, says Bank

UK recovery takes hold, says Bank | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the UK economy will grow faster than expected and unemployment will fall sooner.
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UK borrowing falls in September

UK borrowing falls in September | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Government borrowing fell in September, official figures show, helped by higher tax revenues.
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UK economy turning corner - Osborne

UK economy turning corner - Osborne | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The UK economy is showing "tentative" signs of recovery, Chancellor George Osborne says during a speech in London.
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G20 to agree tax avoidance fight

G20 to agree tax avoidance fight | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Thursday's meeting of G20 nations is expected to sign an agreement to fight tax avoidance by multinationals, but the Syrian crisis will also be in focus.
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Chinese yuan reaches record high

Chinese yuan reaches record high | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
China's yuan has reached a record high, as officials steer the economy more towards domestic consumer spending, with less emphasis on exports.
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Rates held until unemployment falls

Rates held until unemployment falls | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the Bank will not consider raising interest rates until the unemployment rate has fallen to 7% or below.
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If proof was needed Inflation targeting is low down the list of economic priorities. Only if inflation gets out of control will the Bank of England monetary policy committee consider rising interest rates

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The story of the downturn

The story of the downturn | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
How the global financial crisis - which first touched the UK when Northern Rock collapsed in 2007 - led to a long downturn from which the country has still not recovered.
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Economy avoids triple-dip recession

Economy avoids triple-dip recession | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The UK economy avoids falling into a triple-dip recession after seeing 0.3% growth in the first three months of the year.
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Japan in record annual trade deficit

Japan in record annual trade deficit | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Japan reports a record annual trade deficit, up 65% on the previous year, after the weak yen pushed up the cost of energy imports.
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Why Abenomics holds lessons for the West

Why Abenomics holds lessons for the West | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Western nations will be closely watching a bold economic experiment in Japan, which is trying to raise growth amid an ageing population.
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Keynesian spendaholic Paul Krugman trashed by businessman on economics (30May12) - YouTube

Alleged Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman's arguments for Keynesian spending are utterly destroyed by businessman Jon Moulton - who lives in the REA...
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PM hits back in EU 'nasty' row

PM hits back in EU 'nasty' row | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
David Cameron says claims by a European commissioner that the UK's immigration policies are "nasty" are "completely unacceptable".
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Issues with the freedom of labour to move throughout the EU and of net migration in a period of a negative output gap

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Uncertainty and the business of growth

Uncertainty and the business of growth | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
With the latest GDP figures out soon for the UK and US, what will matter more than the headline numbers is if there are enough signs of a sustained recovery.
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Carney says BoE 'open for business'

Carney says BoE 'open for business' | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the central bank is "open for business" as he announces plans to boost the availability of finance for banks.
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IMF chief warns of recession risk

IMF chief warns of recession risk | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The head of the International Monetary Fund warns a US default could spark a global recession, as the deadlock in Congress continues.
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Economic arguments have just begun

Economic arguments have just begun | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The political argument about the economy has not ended with the arrival of the recovery, it has just begun.
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What is 'forward guidance'?

What is 'forward guidance'? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The Bank of England's new governor has signalled that record low interest rates could stay for years to come.
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Will 'forward guidance' help me?

Will 'forward guidance' help me? | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The new governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is unveiling a new strategy of "forward guidance". The BBC asks how it might affect people with mortgages.
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Bank holds fire on stimulus move

Bank holds fire on stimulus move | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
The Bank of England keeps its stimulus programme of quantitative easing (QE) unchanged and also holds interest rates at 0.5%.
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Spain unemployment hits record high

Spain unemployment hits record high | Royal Russell Economics Unit 4 Macro | Scoop.it
Unemployment has risen once again in Spain to another new record of more than six million, 27.2% of the workforce.
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