Global economy Archive

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...

Population Projections: United States and the World

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany, real estate prices in what was formally known as East Germany have barely risen over the past 20 years. The reason is simple: many Germans left East for West in...

Commentary on Greece

Something is rotten in the state of Greece’s economic policy. Budget deficits have been piling up on top of massive public debt already accumulated. The inability to find a conclusive budgetary resolution in this relatively small, previously uneconomically-important country...