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Economics International

US taper puts pressure on emerging markets

The Federal Reserve’s decision in January to continue reducing the pace of asset purchases has put emerging markets in a bind. At the end of January, the Federal Reserve decided

Asia Pacific Finance

U.S. Fed holds the fuse to Singapore’s bubble time bomb

The United States’ monetary policy has far-reaching, sometimes unintended consequences, and these past few years have seen unprecedented liquidity injections from the Fed. One way the stimulus manifests itself is

Finance North America

Are loans causing U.S. financial markets to overheat again?

Low interest rates in the U.S. enabled the 2013 bull market but have also created the conditions for another credit bubble. Covenant-lite loans, the latest financial innovation, could spell trouble.

Economics International

2014: a balance between global optimism and latent risks

The World economy is on the mend, but recovery will not happen everywhere at the same pace. Here are some of the risks that will play a large role in

Economics International

IMF predicts a world economy in transition

GRI looks into the IMF’s predictions on the global economy, with a focus on the organization’s prognostication of a world market in transition. State of the world economy In the

Finance International

Brazil and Turkey: The Party is Over

The world held its breath on September 18th. Would Ben Bernanke taper? Investors around the globe breathed a sigh of relief when he postponed slowing down the Fed’s bond buying

International Natural resources and energy

Risky Business: Addressing Agriculture Supply Chains

A study published in 2011 by The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City stated: Strong global food demand and robust biofuels markets have strained the current production capabilities of global