• Morning News: July 30, 2018

    18 days ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Mark Carney Is Preparing for Brexit and the Next Crisis
    Oil Rises After Fourth Weekly Decline as Supply Risks Persist
    Debt Is the Easy Way for Aramco
    The U.S. Is Still The Global Natural Gas King
    Powell to Duck Trump Jabs and Let Economy Justify Fed Rate Pause
    BMW is Hiking the Prices of American-Made SUVs in China
    Coca-Cola Raises Prices On Trump's Favorite Drink Over Tariffs
    The FAANG-Nary In The Coal Mine
    Have a Cryptocurrency Company? Bermuda, Malta or Gibraltar Wants You
    The Big Mac at 50: McDonald's CEO on ‘MacCoin,' the Big Mac Index, and Why There Will Probably Never Be a Veggie...
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  • Chart of the Week: The Spread of Ideas and Innovation

    Chart of the Week: The Spread of Ideas and Innovation

    18 days ago - By iMF Direct

    By IMFBlog
    July 30, 2018
    Young woman watches robotic fish in Gangneung, South Korea: the spread of knowledge and technology across counties has intensified because of globalization .
    Globalization has accelerated the spread of knowledge and technology across borders. This has helped to increase productivity and potential growth in many countries and at the global level.
    Technological progress is the key factor behind the improvements in incomes and standards of living. But technology tends to spread at different speeds across countries.
    Our Chart of the Week shows how knowledge has flowed...
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  • U.S. Weekly Highlights and Preview, July 30, 2018

    18 days ago - By Economy

    The focus in this busy week will be on employment.
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