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Unraveling China’s Economic Landscape: Trends and Global Implications

Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician who has been serving as the general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and chairman of the Central Military Commission, and thus as the paramount leader of China, since 2012. Xi has also served as the president of the People's Republic of China since 2013.

In the ever-evolving realm of global economics, China’s trajectory carries significant weight, influencing trade dynamics, security considerations, and corporate strategies on a worldwide scale. Let’s navigate through crucial insights obtained from recent analyses, ensuring we capture essential names and opinions that shape this complex narrative. 1. Economic Tensions and Growth Opportunities: 2. Decoupling and Diversification: […]

Our New Global Economy | Johnny Harris

Gold (XAU/USD) has long been a valued commodity, historically used as a symbol of wealth and a form of currency. In modern trading, it serves as a hedge against economic uncertainties and is traded through mechanisms like ETFs and futures. Central banks also hold gold as a reserve, while demand from the jewelry sector significantly impacts its price. Factors influencing its cost include supply and demand, geopolitical events, and the strength of major currencies. As technology advances, gold's role in the trading industry is continually evolving.

Reshaping the Global Economy: Understanding the Shift Towards Economic Nationalism In recent years, we’ve witnessed a significant transformation in the global economic landscape, characterized by a resurgence of economic nationalism and a departure from the principles of free trade. This shift, driven by a combination of geopolitical tensions, technological advancements, and domestic concerns, has far-reaching […]

The Dangers of Money Supply Contractions: Lessons from History and the Current Warning Signs

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The history of money supply contractions has shown that the impact on the economy can be significant. Although monetary policy is an essential tool for controlling inflation, it is crucial to use it carefully to prevent unintended consequences. As we move forward, policymakers must continue to learn from the past to prevent future economic downturns caused by money supply contractions.

Why Tech Layoffs Don’t Reflect the Job Market

The tech sector has made headlines in recent months for announcing significant layoffs, including cuts from major companies like Amazon, Twitter, DoorDash, Carvana, and Netflix. At first glance, these layoffs seem at odds with the strong job market and low unemployment rate in the US. However, upon closer examination, there are a few factors that […]

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast as ‘the Worst Is Yet to Come’

The IMF has revised its estimates of global GDP growth from 3.2% this year to 2.7% in 2023, a 0.2% point reduction from the prediction made in July. According to the IMF, “2023 will feel like a recession” to many people since more than a third of the global economy is predicted to contract this […]

U.S. Economy Grows as Fourth-Quarter GDP Shows Strongest Year in Decades

As the country recovered fast from the pandemic-induced recession, the US economy expanded at a 6.9% annual pace in the fourth quarter of last year, concluding the best year of growth in nearly four decades. However, experts think that recent expansion has hit stumbling blocks, which might result in more moderate growth this year. The […]