In the last 12 months, the US economy has experienced a significant improvement in labour market conditions, particularly with regards to job creation. The US created 257,000 jobs [...]
On 15th January, the Swiss central bank (SNB) shocked global markets by removing the cap on its currency, the Franc, which it had put into effect against the euro at 1.20 francs mo[...]
Since the financial markets meltdown in 2007-2008, countries in the EU have been from one economic crisis to another. The ECB has had to bail out countries like Greece, Cyprus, Spa[...]
It’s safe to say that octopuses and other sea creatures probably don’t have a particularly strong grasp of the various complexities of human affairs. It’s also qu[...]
Earlier this year Olli Rehn, the Commission Vice President for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Eurozone, said that “the economic recovery has been gaining ground in Europe, f[...]
As the investment landscape becomes increasingly global, advisers are likely talking to clients about allocating a larger portion of their portfolios to international securities in[...]
As the Federal Reserve Debates looks toward its December 17-18 policy meeting, regional Reserve Bank chiefs and other Reserve Board members have expressed differing views on the ti[...]
U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Janet Yellen to serve as the next head of the Federal Reserve. Here are five points about Obama’s choice: Most experienced Fed chair in [...]
A new study says to expect a surge in emerging market companies over the next 20 years or so, shifting the balance of power and capital around the world. The report by McKinsey Glo[...]
The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2013-14 annual rankings, released in September of this year, ranked the U.S. fifth in terms of overall competitiveness. Canada trailed behind in fo[...]