Tag Archives: economy

Global Economy’s Real Problem: Leadership Vacuum

The latest chatter on Wall Street after several weeks of stock sell-offs is that we’re headed for a big slowdown in growth in 2016 and possibly another recession. If the economy does plunge into negative territory, it would cap off

Goldman Sachs and “The Digitization of Finance”

Goldman Sach’s co-head of technology, Don Duet, was recently featured on a company sponsored podcast titled “The Digitization of Finance.” The topics were broad, the resolutions ephemeral. But what is most important is that industry juggernauts are coming around to

Breastfeeding Could Save 820,000 Lives

Breastfeeding Could Save 820,000 Lives And Add $302 Billion Into The Global Economy The leading medical journal The Lancet just released a new Series on Breastfeeding with remarkable new evidence on the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding. The Lancet

Europe ends higher on oil recovery; miners rally

European markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, on the back of a sharp rebound in oil prices and a rally in mining stocks. The pan-European STOXX 600 finished around 0.9 percent higher, with almost all sectors closing in positive territory.

Tech Earnings Roundup: Google Nears Apple, Amazon’s Cloud

SK Ventures’ Paul Kedrosky, a Bloomberg contributing editor, and Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson recap this week’s tech earnings. They speak with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

IMF’s Lagarde says markets need clarity on China currency

Financial markets need more clarity on how Chinese authorities are managing their currency, particularly the relationship of the yuan to the U.S. dollar, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday. Sharp swings in the yuan have contributed, along with