Archive for February 8th, 2010

Deeper Analysis

Exposing a Myth About Long-Term Growth Expectations and the Dollar

February 8, 2010

Faster growth in the United States than in either Euroland or Japan is hard-wired into analyst medium-term projections.  Results from a monthly survey  published in the latest issue of The Economist projects that GDP in the United States will rise 3.0% this year but just 1.4% in Euroland and 1.5% in Japan.  It’s only early […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Japanese Bank Lending Growth Sinks to Four-Year Low

February 8, 2010

The second week of February got off to a fairly quiet start.  The weekend meeting in Canada of G-7 finance ministers and central bankers did not release a formal statement.  Europeans attending that meeting made reassuring comments about the Greek government’s commitment to reducing its deficit.  U.S. Super Bowl won Sunday by New Orleans Saints […] More