The era of easy money is shaping up to keep going into 2014.
China will push ahead with efforts to cull excess industrial capacity a year earlier than planned even as economic expansion slows, and will promote spending on information products to stabilize growth, an official said.
America’s aggressive strategy for tackling its financial and economic ills is working better than Europe’s go-slow approach -- and investors are taking notice.
Slowing inflation is giving central bankers scope to provide the world economy with more liquidity and lower interest rates for longer, all in the name of price stability.
Monetary-policy makers from around the world are being pressed into action to shore up a global economy that is suffering its steepest slowdown since the recession ended in 2009.
China’s effort to balance its economy without breaking it puts global growth at risk should policy makers fail.
The U.S. and China, the world’s traditional twin sources of growth, are planting seeds to lift the world economy from its midyear slowdown.
American manufacturing rebounded in June as orders picked up, while factory reports from Japan to the U.K. pointed to stabilization in the global economy.
The global economy is cooling, in a shift that will slow, not stop, the worldwide expansion.
Price pressures are pushing emerging-market central banks from Russia to China to raise interest rates this year, tarnishing the appeal of their stocks and increasing investor interest in the U.S.
"It's hard to look around and see much changing on the rate front."
- David Hensley on Oct 23, 2013