Tag: Economy

Fitch raises the prospect of Portugal from “negative” to “positive”

Fitch raises the prospect of Portugal from “negative” to “positive”

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Fitch rating agency on Friday raised the debt rating of Portugal, one of the countries in the euro area had to be rescued during the crisis, a ” negative” outlook to “positive” . Fitch also affirmed the rating at BB + , it said in a statement . The agency justifies the improved outlook […]

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The G20 is “attentive” to risks associated with the crisis in Ukraine

The G20 is “attentive” to risks associated with the crisis in Ukraine

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The G20 wisely evoked the crisis in Ukraine during their meeting in Washington on Friday and warned that they are ” aware of all the risks ” posed to global economic stability . “We are monitoring the economic situation in Ukraine , aware of all the risks to economic and financial stability,” argued the G20 […]

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The U.S. Congress authorized debt ceiling until March 2015

The U.S. Congress authorized debt ceiling until March 2015

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Congress on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that allows the country to borrow without setting a limit , until March 2015 , pushing the risk of default by the world power this year. The Senate Democratic majority , adopted by 55 votes to 43 the bill adopted Tuesday narrowly by the […]

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Bernanke retires on a volatile emerging market

Bernanke retires on a volatile emerging market

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed ), Ben Bernanke , architect of monetary stimulus program , today concluded his term as head of the U.S. central bank, which will replace the current vice president , Janet Yellen . After eight years as Fed chairman , Bernanke is almost unanimously applauded for achieving captaining the […]

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Obama reaffirms its commitment to return opportunities to the middle class

Obama reaffirms its commitment to return opportunities to the middle class

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. President Barack Obama, in his speech today reaffirmed Saturday its commitment to return the opportunities for working and middle classes of the country, now that the national economy back and finally moves over the long economic recession. ” Despite the recovery, while the people who enter are better than ever , the average salary […]

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Federal Reserve announces further cuts to bonds purchase program

Federal Reserve announces further cuts to bonds purchase program

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Reserve ( Fed ) announced a further reduction of monetary stimulus $ 10,000 million, up $ 65,000 million a month on its bond purchase program . At the last meeting of the Open Market Committee of the Fed Ben Bernanke and headed by the first of 2014 , the U.S. central bank said […]

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Federal Reserve is directed to continue its gradual reduction of support to the U.S. economy

Federal Reserve is directed to continue its gradual reduction of support to the U.S. economy

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed , the central bank ) should continue to reduce its liquidity in the economy after the meeting ends on Wednesday in connection with an improvement of local conditions and without yielding to possible complications in emerging markets . The Monetary Policy Committee (FOMC ), chaired by Ben Bernanke at last […]

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Japan Logs Record Trade Deficit In 2013

Japan Logs Record Trade Deficit In 2013

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Japan posted a record trade deficit in 2013, bad news for the prime minister, Shinzo Abe conservative whose policy of economic recovery brought down the yen and thus multiplied the energy bill. The imbalance in the trade balance of the third world economic power totaled 11,475 billion yen (82,000 million euros at current exchange rates), […]

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Promises Obama Made In 2013

Promises Obama Made In 2013

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday face a new discourse of the State of the Union promises more of the previous year yet met after that was probably the worst year for the president since he came to the White House in 2009 . The February 12, 2013 Obama gave his speech just weeks after […]

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Positive U.S. Data Suggest The Fed Will Continue Its Withdrawal Of Stimulus Plan

Positive U.S. Data Suggest The Fed Will Continue Its Withdrawal Of Stimulus Plan

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Positive economic data suggest that the meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve this week, the last chaired by Ben Bernanke before leaving office on January 31 , will continue the path marked in December gradual withdrawal of stimulus billionaire money . At the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee of the Fed ‘s 28 […]

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