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As China’s economy unravels, Beijing’s attempts at damage control are growing increasingly desperate

No longer able to convince the world it’s got China’s economy under control, the government in Beijing is now trying to bully it instead.

China’s economic weaknesses have been well documented. 1,723 more words

Free-falling countries

By Fareed Zakaria
Thursday, February 4, 2016

One of Donald Trump’s stock campaign lines is that the Iran nuclear agreement was “terrible.” I’m beginning to wonder whether that’s true, but from the other side. 730 more words

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How To Profit From Davos, 2016, Part 1


Many of the greatest economic thinkers, managers and superstars attended this year. There were billionaires, heads-of-state, CEOs, money managers, professors and more billionaires. Did I mention there were billionaires there? 388 more words


Lack of women still a hot topic at Davos‏

It’s a strange thing about Davos: Women represented only 18 percent of the actual delegates, but as a topic, women ranked among the top three — right up there with refugees and climate change. 1,114 more words


IMF: Global growth will be modest in 2016

According to managing director Christine Lagarde, International Moneraty Fund (IMF)  global growth in 2016 will be modest and uneven. She was speaking in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. 129 more words


IMF: Christine Lagarde will run for second term

The IMF boss Christine Largarde has announced her intention to run for second term as head of IMF. But she faces a trial in France to compensation payment to tycoon Bernard Tapie in 2008 when she as French finance minister. 16 more words


IMF opens nominations for top post

The IMF on Thursday opens formal nominations for the next term of managing director, with incumbent Christine Lagarde seen as the leading candidate despite possibly facing a trial in France. 390 more words

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