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May 2020
World Finance News Don’€™t Expect a Quick Recovery – Our Survey of Economists Says It Will Likely Take Years.  How long will we be stuck with a double-digit unemployment rate and a host of other historically bad economic indicators? d the panel questions like what the shape of the recovery will resemble, when the gross...
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World Finance News Brief Macron Pledges Additional Stimulus to Help French Carmakers The plan includes incentives for the purchase of electric cars, cash-for-clunkers to encourage consumers to trade in older, more polluting cars and subsidies for struggling car-parts makers. The total of roughly 8 billion euros ($9 billion) also includes state-backed loans such as 5...
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WORLD FINANCE NEWS BRIEF Rich Chinese Snapping Up Luxury Homes From Singapore to Sydney Rich Chinese investors are finding luxury real estate is a good hiding place from the economic fallout of the coronavirus. Across China and in some of their familiar hunting grounds in Asia, wealthy buyers are snapping up top-end housing, in many...
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World Finance News Asia’s Rich Brush Aside Risk to Snatch Up Chinese Developer Debt Lockdowns across Asia’s largest economy have forced more than 100 builders into bankruptcy and the swelling ranks of the unemployed are a continuing threat for the indebted sector. Still, there’s the confidence that Beijing won’t allow a property collapse at a...
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Macro-Finance: What Is It? & How Does It Work?
Macro-Economic Instability in Lebanon – Reviewing the Causes:
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How Did We Get Here - Haircut Part Two
30 Years at a Glance: The Recent Economic History of Lebanon The current economic situation in Lebanon is – either directly or indirectly – a cumulative result of the previous strategies, policies, and events. Understanding the factors which led to the proposition of the Haircut in Lebanon necessitates looking back at the last 30 years...
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