Economy Articles

Conference Board Shows US Economy Declines

A drop in the leading index for the month of May follows a period of no change in April for the American economy.

Greenspan Says Economy Not So Bad, Right Now

Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan testified before the joint economic committee of Congress today and gave reassuring word that the economy, while somewhat soft in the first quarter, continues to remain strong overall.

EU Exec Calls For Mandatory Phone Logging

The European Commission’s Viviane Reding, Commissioner for Information Society and Media, wants communications recorded for a year.

Economy Growing At a Better-Than-Expected Rate

Last month, it was estimated that the United States economy would grow at a rate of 3.1% in the first quarter of 2005. Today, the Commerce Department released a report that blew past that estimate.

Where Is The Economy Going?

Well at least bond traders are happy. Other investors see a flat to sliding economy based on the latest data.

Economy Growth Suffers From Energy Prices

The rising of oil and gasoline prices significantly lessened consumer and corporate spending in the first quarter.

Economy Growth Slows To Two-Year Low

The growth of the U.S. economy slowed down to 3.1% in the first quarter, its slowest rate in two years.

Global Economy Growth To Be Slower Than Last Year

The International Monetary Fund expects the global economy to grow at a slower pace of 4.3% this year and 4.4% next year compared to last year’s quicker pace.

Global Economy To Grow More Slowly Than Last Year

The International Monetary Fund expects the global economy to grow by 4.3% this year and 4.4% next year.

ADB Predicts “Soft Landing” for Chinese Economy

According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the economy in China will most likely land softly in 2005-2006.

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U.S. Economy Growing Well

The U.S. Economy grew at a 3.8% annual rate in the fourth quarter of 2004, and is expected to grow more in 2005’s first quarter.

Economy Expands At Moderate Pace

Last month, the employment rate went up, as did shopping sales and factory production.

China and Britain To Work Together on Economy

China and Britain have agreed to cooperate to address challenges of the global economy.

German Economy Squeaks By Another Recession

The German economy has apparently gotten by without a third recession in four years with the end of 2004.

Trade Deficit Amounts to 5% of U.S. Economy

The American trade deficit hit a $617.7 billion recrod in 2004, though the gap narrowed in December with cheaper oil prices.

U.S. Economy Growing at Weak Pace

With record trade deficits and higher inflation, the U.S. economy grew at the weak annual pace of 3.1% in the last quarter of 2004.

UN Seeks Balance in Global Economy

The UN is urging Japan and Europe to aid the U.S. in deficit reduction by getting their own economies to grow at a faster rate.

British Economy Beats the Odds

The British economy finished 2004 with a growth of 3.1% even with a decline in production and a disappointing holiday season for the retail industry.

German Economy on the Rise

With strong exporting, the German economy grew by 1.7 percent in 2004 making it the strongest of the past four years.

Economy Minister Bashes Yukos Re-nationalization

Russian economy minister, German Gref spoke against the re-nationalization of Yukos, Russia’s top oil exporter, claiming that state owned energy companies should be privatized.