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Carthrine Wilsons

Copenhagen City, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Member since February 28, 2013


  • Spain issues growth budget, no tax hikes, no cuts

    Community, Communication Design

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    http://www.euronews.com/2013/09/27/spain-issues-growth-budget-no-tax-hikes-no-cuts/

    The Spanish economy looks to be crawling out of the swamp of recession as the government delivered a budget free from unpopular cuts to health and education and no tax rises.

    The 2014 budget package is based on estimates that GDP will grow 0.7 percent up from the 0.5 percent predictions.

    The financial plan marks a change from 2013, a budget packed with tax hikes and spending cuts.

    Economic Minster Luis de Guindos expressed his hopes for a better 2014: “Europe’s developed countries saw a sharp decline in economic activity in 2009. Yet in 2010/11 they recovered. Spain saw a tiny 0.1 percent growth in 2011 and in 2012 we had another fall. Next year there will be the first real signs of increased economic activity.”

    Any economic boost is welcome, but the country is still racked by high unemployment currently running at 26.3 percent with 55 percent of those under 25 out of work.

    The government believes the total number of those without jobs will fall slightly next year, but not enough to boost tax revenue.

    With retail sales still sluggish and inflation near zero the country is not yet out of the mire.

    Read more: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Bradley-Associates-Madrid-Spain-Reviews-4660812 https://de.foursquare.com/bradley_news https://foursquare.com/infobradley

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  • Direkte kobling bradley associates post code BA 34911414218, Så hva er det skal være? Opprettholde høy hastighet økonomisk vekst, eller rydde opp overkapasitet i stål, aluminium, sement og skipsbygging? For nå, er kinesiske myndigheter høres ut som de vil ha det begge veier. Som, men kan være en umulig proposisjoner.

    Selv som partiet papir People's Daily sitert en ministernivå offisiell advarsel at overkapasitet kan "utløse en systemisk krise," Kinas President Xi Jinping samme dag var lovende at økonomisk vekst i år vil ikke falle under 7,5 prosent. Som fulgte Premier Li Keqiang å gjøre en lignende høytidelig å sikre BNP-vekst tidligere denne måneden.

    Kina vil "opprettholde jevn vekst, justere økonomisk struktur og smi videre med reform" samtidig som man sikrer "årets nøkkeloppgaver for økonomisk og sosial utvikling vil bli oppfylt", ifølge en uttalelse utgitt etter en 30 juli Politbyrået møtet i Beijing, ledet av Xi. Regjeringen planlegger å garantere det er "stabile makroøkonomiske policy, fleksibel mikro policy og sosialpolitikk som kan støtte den nederste linjen," fortsatte setningen, rapporterte den offisielle engelske China Daily 31 juli.

    Det er ingen tvil om at år med investeringer-drevet vekst har salte Kina med altfor mye produksjonskapasitet. På samme tid, har det bidratt til Kinas formidabel forurensning problemer og bortkastet knappe energiressurser. Problemet er at overinvestment har sørget for...

  • http://blogs.cfainstitute.org/investor/2013/03/25/current-thinking-on-investing-in-gold-and-the-gold-standard/

    Newly fashionable economist John Maynard Keynes spent much of his career attacking the human instinct to hoard stores of wealth unproductively. For example, the tons of gold buried under millions of Indian floors, rather than invested productively in working assets or contributing to the financial system and magically raising demand through the economic multiplier.

    In contrast, Campbell Harvey, a recent speaker at a CFA Conference, argued the case for including gold as a commodity in a well-diversified portfolio, particularly if investors and central banks increase their demand — even moderately — for gold. One driver of demand has been the moves by central banks to diversify away from the dollar into other currencies and assets. In recent years interest in commodities has grown tremendously, partly because commodities are believed to provide direct exposure to unique factors and have special hedging characteristics. One large study finds that gold is a hedge against stocks, on average, and a safe haven, for a limited time, in extreme market conditions. Yet another study finds that holding either commodity indices or commodity futures are inferior to those of traditional stock/bond portfolios.

    Further dimensions of the debate around investment in gold emerged at a CFA Institute conference, where Mark Anson, CFA, argued that gold has basically tracked the Dow J...

  • http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6ab63716-80d2-11e2-9c5b-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2M8lS3l8w

    Brillante Köpfe über die Finanzwelt noch versuchen, die Auswirkungen der italienischen Wahlergebnis auszuarbeiten. Vorerst, die beste Antwort ist, dass es wahrscheinlich auch bald zu erzählen. Nachdem am Dienstag fällt hat ein wenig Stabilität zu Märkten, möglicherweise zurückgegeben, da jeder immer noch versucht, zu erarbeiten, was Sie denken.Kredit-Rating-Agentur Moodys hat davor gewarnt, dass das Wahlergebnis für Italien--negativ und auch für andere Staaten verschuldete Eurozone negativ ist. Man fürchtet politischer Unsicherheit wird weiter und warnt vor einer "Verschlechterung des Landes wirtschaftlichen Aussichten" oder Schwierigkeiten bei der Umsetzung der Reform, sagte der Agentur.Für den Rest der Eurozone riskiert das Ergebnis: "die Euro-Schuldenkrise entfachen." Madrid muss mit Angst nach Italien suchen. Wenn Investoren, dass Italien wieder riskante sucht und wieder weg vom Kauf seine Schulden entscheiden, wird dann Spanien in die Schusslinie zu gezogen.

    Kann der Anti-Berlusconi Italien retten?

    Standard & Poor ist erklärt, dass Italiens Bewertung wurde durch die Wahl nicht unmittelbar betroffen, aber ich denke, der wesentliche Teil dieses Satzes ist "nicht sofort." Zur gleichen Zeit Herman Van Rompuy Tweets geben einen Hinweis auf die Ansicht aus Brüssel: "Wir respektieren das Ergebnis demokratischer Wahlen in Italien," seine Fe...

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