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Tag Archives: Global Economy

Japan: LDP Implements Spending Measures Taking Country Into Deeper Debt Hole

One of the primary goals of the newly elected Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) government is to reverse Japan’s long-standing economic woes. However, given the scale of this problem, its unlikely … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Global Economy: Settlement Exposes Underlying Weakness in Global Financial System but Offers No Solution

The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) are the benchmark interest rates used to set short term interest rates for over $10 trillion in loans … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

China: Something’s Fishy in the Kung Pao

China is currently going through its once-a-decade political leadership transition and so it makes sense that both sets of leaders – the outgoing and incoming – want to show the … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · Leave a comment