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Forget "Free Trade"--It's All About Capital Flows, by Charles Hugh Smith

The flow of goods in conventional trade analysis has been supplanted by the flow of capital. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com:

In a world dominated by mobile capital, mobile capital is the comparative advantage. 330 more words

Business

A prince not a pauper: the truth behind the UK’s current account deficit

Stephen Burgess and Rachana Shanbhogue

Introduction

In 2016 the UK’s current account deficit was 5.9% of GDP, the widest since official records began in 1948. Many economists, including the… 1,505 more words

Macroeconomics

Do rich countries lend to poor countries?

Almog Adir and Simon Whitaker

In the last few years there has been a small net overall flow of capital from advanced to emerging market economies (EMEs), in contrast to the… 1,417 more words

Macroeconomics

August 21, 2017

If you were to read only one thing…

WSJ – China Tightens Rules on Cash Leaving Country as Growth Slows – Liyan Qi 8/18

  • “China formalized existing measures to curb outbound investment, underscoring persistent capital-outflow pressure faced by Beijing.” …
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The Potential Implications of Trump's USD1 trillion Infrastructure Fund on Malaysia - Capital Flows Perspective

Remember Trump’s proposed USD1 trillion infrastructure fund? You can read the brief details of the plan here. Now as many people are saying, there are not much details on how this package is going to get funded. 952 more words