Economics

ABENOMICS vs THE DEFLATION MONSTER

July 14, 2014

A year and a half into Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s attempt to lift Japan’s economy from its two-decade stagnation, policy makers say Abenomics is on track. Inflation has moved higher, corporate profits are up and businesses are starting to invest again. Not everyone is so optimistic. The Nikkei is the worst performing major market in

U.S. Pending Home Sales Recovery Lags in West

July 1, 2014

Pending Home Sales in the west, although improving, are lagging those in the douth, despite a consistent alignment in their homebuilder sentiment indexes. If anything, the west’s sentiment has been a little stronger. These two regional indexes have held at their historically widest spread since mid-2013, suggesting that either the west’s index will

Stalled Wage Growth May Threaten Household Wealth Surge

June 13, 2014

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U.S. Dollar

January 28, 2014