Archive for November 9th, 2009

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2010 GDP Growth Expectations: Advantage United States

November 9, 2009

The new November Economist survey of forecasters shows an upwardly revised U.S. GDP growth projection of 2.6% for 2010, which is substantially higher than forecasts of 1.5% in the case of Japan, 1.3% for Great Britain and 1.2% in the euro area.  This perceived advantage is not a new phenomenon.  Eight months ago in the […] More

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New Overnight Developments Abroad: Stocks Higher as Yen and Dollar Falter

November 9, 2009

Markets reflect less risk aversion following agreement among G-20 finance ministers meeting in St. Andrews, Scotland to maintain fiscal support.  Officials could not agree on implementation of a Tobin Tax on financial transactions.  India’s Prime Minister Singh is quoted on the wires as saying that faster growth should facilitate a reversal of that country’s fiscal […] More