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Stephanie Kristensen

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  • Here’s The Argument That The Entire World Economy Is Starting To Go Bad-

    Environment, Environmental Design

    Crown_432_ jakarta capital environmental blog, crown eco management, Here’s The Argument That The Entire World Economy Is Starting To Go Bad Lately, the stock market has weakened with commodities been getting crushed.Is the global economy slowing down hard? Maybe.Recent U.S. economic data especially in housing has been disappointing.And growth in China, a global growth engine, has slowed as it continues to crack down on corruption, property prices, and shadow banking. Its plan to shift its economy from exports to domestic-demand-powered growth has also added to the lower growth rate.In Germany, Europe’s so-called strong-arm, economic hopes fall.Let us briefly consider some salient data arising around the globe: The U.S. Housing, considered a huge source part of the economic recovery, is also showing signs of faltering. Building permits are decreasing and so is homebuilder confidence while foreclosure procedures are up and capacity limitations among mortgage lenders are also affecting the initial rebound. America’s manufacturing rebirth also seems off-target. The Empire Fed manufacturing survey went down to 3.05 in April, below expectations. Today, we saw the April Philly Fed fall to 1.3, with the unemployment sub-index going down to -6.8.In March, retail sales suddenly fell 0.4%. Nomura explained that the decreasing trends in sales in the last two months meant that “consumer adjustment to lower disposable income at the start of the year has begun.” Consumer confidence also missed the mark, falling to 72.3 in April, from 78.6 in March.Reports regarding employment showed that only 88,000 new jobs were created in March, way below the expected 190,000 goal. The unemployment rate fell to 7.6% only because of a slow down in the rate of labor-force participation.Topping this somber picture is the sequester, which has just started to move. Related articles here:

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