Global economy Archive

Strong Dollar and Foreign Home Sales

The U.S. dollar has become mighty once again.  It has strengthened against most foreign currencies.  That permits Americans to buy foreign products at cheaper prices and to travel abroad with fewer dollars.  However in the opposite direction, the strong...

The Global Economic Slowdown and the Impact on the U.S. Economy

The U.S. trade deficit will widen in the upcoming months and thereby trigger a slowdown in the U.S. economy.  Why? Japan has officially fallen into a recession with two straight quarters of economic contraction.  Eurozone economies are barely hovering...

International Trade

Both exports and imports rose in the latest month, marking general growth in international trade for five straight years. Home sales therefore can be expected to rise to international buyers from greater linkage with other countries. Part of the...

10 Things to Know About the Latest International Trade Data

Summary of the Latest Data U.S. exports punched ahead after stalling a bit. Faster export growth means faster job creation for Americans. Many tech companies like Apple do more businesses abroad than at home. Imports are not rising. America’s...

Olympic Predictions

Which country will take home the most medals?  That is an easy call because medal count and economic power go hand-in-hand.  China is ascending while Russia is slipping.  Despite sluggish economic growth, the United State maintains an indisputable top...