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Grexit and Its Effects on the World Economy

The exit of Greece from the Euro Zone, nicknamed as GREXIT, is the currently trending topic of the global economy. Grexit is looking almost inevitable at this point of time as far as the talks between the Greece Ministers and its creditors are considered. 728 more words

Euro Zone

The Debt To GDP Ratio For The Entire World: 286 Percent

Source: The Economic Collapse Blog, by Michael Snyder

Did you know that there is more than $28,000 of debt for every man, woman and child on the entire planet?  557 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

A skeptic’s view of extraordinary claims

Late last year, Josh Barrickman, head of bond indexing at Vanguard, blogged about the smart beta movement in fixed income. Josh challenged the notion that a company or country could flood the market with debt, which would invariably harm market-cap-focused investors. 882 more words

Investments

Open the Champagne: U.S. Budget Deficit Running 6.2 Percent Higher Than Last Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government ran a bigger deficit in January, pushing the imbalance so far this budget year up 6.2 percent from the same period a year ago. 384 more words

U.S. News

World record debt of $199 trillion

http://rt.com/business/229883-world-debt-sharp-increase/

Global debt has soared by $57 trillion since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2007, with the debt to GDP ratio jumping to above 500 percent in Japan. 433 more words

World News

Chart of the Day, 10 February 2015: Debt As an Existential Threat?

McKinsey Global Institute continues to run with a series of reports on the global credit bubble that spurned the Great Recession. The latest titled “ 683 more words

Post Growth

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Japan's Debt-Led Economy Not Totally Unlike America's

The new type of Japan-bashing is back in vogue these days. Not the kind that scores the Japanese for predatory economic practices that enable them to conquer foreign markets for nothing having to do with market forces, but the kind that ridicules Japan for failing spark remotely acceptable growth despite massive economic stimulus. 380 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy