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News this past week

  • UK retail sales remain strong
  • US CPI rises faster than expected
  • Japanese growth returns to positive territory
  • Japanese trade surplus increases…
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Market Commentary

“Fed Is About To Make A Massive Mistake” Saxobank’s Jakobsen Warns

Steen Jakobsen, chief economist and CIO of Saxo Bank, says the US Federal Reserve is on the verge of making a mistake about its projected rate hikes. 79 more words

Market Commentary

El-Erian Says Fed Is Talking Up Rate Hike as July Odds Increase.

Mohamed El-Erian said Federal Reserve officials are promoting the idea that they’re preparing to raise interest rates, as a global bond market rally slows.

Officials “continue to talk up” an increase, El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz SE and a Bloomberg View columnist, wrote on Twitter Sunday, as two more policy makers at the weekend signaled that a U.S. 557 more words

Euphemisms, Ambiguity and Interest Rates

“It is clear that the decline of a language must ultimately have political and economic causes . . . It becomes ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts are foolish, but the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts. 1,112 more words

Macro

Middle class: In US, a shrinking reality and in India, an illusion

The term middle class evokes strange reactions in India. For us Indians, we all, most of us who’d probably know this term, qualify as middle class. 900 more words

Economic Nationalism

In his coquettish refusal to accept the Donald, Paul Ryan says he cannot betray the conservative “principles” of the party of Abraham Lincoln, high among which is a devotion to free trade. 170 more words

Featured

The mutation of the workforce has already begun

EMPLOYMENT 4.0

The mutation of the workforce has already begun

By Duc-Quang Nguyen and Samuel Jaberg

MAY 20, 2016 – 11:00

(swissinfo.ch)

The fourth industrial revolution – the digitalisation of the economy – is set to radically transform or render obsolete half of all jobs in industrialised countries. 515 more words

The Muslim Times