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  1. The World's Top 10 Economies

    A look at the top 10 economies in the world.
  2. Thailand Holds Key Interest Rates Steady on Brexit ...

    The Bank of Thailand held its key interest rates steady for the ninth consecutive ...
  3. Some Leading Indicators Are Signalling a Recession

    Several leading economic indicators have peaked, suggesting that a recession before ...
  4. International Bonds are Worth Another Look

    We explain how a global bond portfolio can offer more than a U.S.-only portfolio ...
  5. Chart of the Week: The Global Dynamic That’s ...

    Find out why global bond yields continue their downward trend to two things: easy ...
  6. Not Wailing, but Shrugging

    Learn about how bottom-up is back as the markets take big macro data in stride.
  1. Consumer Spending Posts Largest Gain Since 2 ...

    U.S. consumer spending, which accounts for over two-thirds of economic activity, ...
  2. What Weak Sales at JCP, WFM Says About Economy

    Weak sales at J.C. Penney and Whole Foods could be warning signs about the economy. ...
  3. Is Turkey Now Too Risky? (TUR)

    Volatility in Turkey's equity market rose following the resignation of the Prime ...
  4. Why Investors are Bailing on Japanese Stocks

    Foreign investors have pulled out of Japanese equities to the tune of $46 billion ...
  5. Why This Economist is Bullish on Dollar

    The U.S. dollar has been taking a beating, but this economist thinks the long-term ...
  6. How to Play a Sideways Market (XIV)

    Dennis Gartman doesn't believe the market will be a raging bull or vicious bear. ...
  1. Economic Indicators To Know

    The economy has a large impact on the market. Learn how to interpret the most important ...
  1. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
  2. Is Israel a developed country?

    Read about how Israel is a developed country with a highly advanced technology sector. Learn how Israel still has poverty ...
  3. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

    Learn why the unemployment rate and Consumer Confidence Index are two of the best economic indicators when investing in the ...
  4. What types of expenses are factored into autonomous consumption?

    Examine the principles of autonomous consumption in a zero-income scenario and the differences between induced or discretionary ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  2. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  3. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  4. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
  5. Brexit

    The Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit" that mirrors the term Grexit, refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal ...
  6. Underweight

    1. A situation where a portfolio does not hold a sufficient amount of a particular security when compared to the security's ...
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