Economy

 
 
 

Could the rising US dollar solve Europe’s Economic Woes?

Weak GDP growth forecasts, recently released by the IMF, suggest a significant probability that one or more Eurozone countries could slip back into recession in 2015.

 

REGonomics on Franchise Law

Last July, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of the General Counsel issued a statement affirming charges alleging McDonald’s franchisees and their franchisor, McDonald’s, USA, LLC, with violating the rights of employees as a result of activities surroundin

 

Long Term Business Strategy; Easier with a Dashboard!

The execution phase of business strategy – any strategy really – is where most management fail to deliver.  I know many companies –including Fortune 500s- where strategy building is an exercise in layering carefully crafted buzz words on a document, which soon after

 

5 1/2 Years of Obama: Where are we now!

A few months ago I re-tweeted an image that illustrated where the country was economically in Jan 2009  vs. the end of Q4 2013. So I decided to update that same chart using Q2 2014 numbers. Wait to you see the difference.

 

US Economy Needs Some Inflation

So many conservative politicians, I won’t name names, have been on the Feds’ case (Federal Reserve Bank), accusing it of a libertine attitude and a penchant for accommodative monetary policies which will lead, they claim, to the mother of all inflations.  They are fu

 

UAE-the New Florence?

Last week, Etihad Airways inaugurated its non-stop flight from Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi; flight time 16h 25m.

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Did Hell Just Freeze Over?

As America shivered through a historic freeze, Obama warmed up the discussion of poverty, the Senate passed unemployment benefits and debate shifted from austerity to inequality.

 

Fed publicizes plans for additional economic stimulation

The Federal Reserve said that it arranged the choice of more economic easing following the release of August's poor jobs report. Those efforts have been formulated, and were publicized on Thurs.