All posts tagged "growth"
Counting Chickens Long Before They Hatch: Should Hurricane Maria Be Modeled as a Positive Growth Shock for Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico’s latest fiscal plan appears to use a best case scenario as its base case. It consequently doesn’t provide a realistic benchmark for evaluating Puerto Rico’s long-run capacity to pay.
- Posted February 27, 2018
IMF: World economy is picking up speed
The outlook is up 0.1 percentage points from the IMF’s previous forecast.
- Posted October 10, 2017
Greek state budget sees steady pick-up in economy
ATHENS, Greece – Greece’s government on Monday presented what it calls the last of the bailout-era state budgets, predicting economic growth of 2.4 percent and a significant budget surplus in 2018. In the draft 2018 budget, the economy is...
- Posted October 2, 2017
Economists: US Growth Expected for at Least 2 More Years
Business economists still think the economy will continue to grow for the next two years, but they again have scaled back their expectations for just how much. The median estimate from economists surveyed by the National Association...
- Posted September 12, 2016
US Economy Expected to Pick Up after Weak Growth in Spring
Commerce Department issues first estimate of economic performance
- Posted July 29, 2016
Boom Times for Big US Airlines: $3.9 Billion in 2Q Profits
FORT WORTH, Texas – Compared with their checkered track record, major airlines are enjoying boom times. Planes are full, and jet fuel is still much cheaper than it was last year. The four biggest U.S. carriers just...
- Posted July 22, 2016
ASB Says Developing Asian Economies to Grow 5.6 % in 2016
MANILA, Philippines – The Asian Development Bank said Monday it had cut its 2016 growth projection for developing economies in Asia and the Pacific to 5.6 percent, down from its earlier forecast of 5.7 percent, but added...
- Posted July 18, 2016
US Economy Looks Resilient as Retailers, Industry Surge
On Friday, July 15, 2016, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for June.
- Posted July 16, 2016
G20 Ministers Call for Rolling Back of Anti-Trade Measures
Concerned about rising protectionism around the world
- Posted July 10, 2016
Chinese Official Warns of Grim Global Economic Outlook
Brexit raised fears of a global recession
- Posted July 9, 2016