Australia’s Economy: A Brief Look


For over 25 years the Australia economy has recorded remarkable economic progress seemingly unaffected by recession. The economy has enjoyed the assistance of its efficient government system and its excellent legal system and independent bureaucracy along with an abundance of natural resources such as coal, and iron ore – these helped create a healthy economy such as Australia’s. Australia proves to be an enticing place for investment for its available workforce and most industries open to foreign competition. The…

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Inflation in Germany 2017

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In more than four years, the annual inflation rate of Germany has accelerated through its fastest pace, giving ammunition to hawks in the eurozone’s largest economy that are uneasy at the ECB or European Central Bank’s loose monetary policy. In accordance to this, the rise in German inflation went up to 2.2% in February, which is above the ECB’s target rate for the Eurozone to close to but under 2%. In addition, Mr. Wiedmann, one of the most influential…

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IBM’s Earnings in Q1 2017

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Known in the tech industry as the Big Blue, IBM reported a 13pc drop in quarterly earnings and narrower income across business sectors including: Cloud and Watson, its AI business unit. However, things have been a little bit rough for IBM, as their total revenue dropped down for 20th consecutive quarter. The company’s Q1 revenues for 2017 fell short of expectations, reporting a bigger that expected decline for the first time in five quarters. IBM claimed revenues of $18.2…

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The State Of The United States Labor Market

Federal Reserve

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Summary last February, which contains the data for the first full month of the United States President: Donald Trump’s administration, and some aspects that reveal whether the economic drive from the previous administration has continued. These monthly employment releases will provide accurate real-world data on the economy—beyond just the stock market—to measure the administration’s progress against campaign promises. In accordance to President Donald Trump’s campaign promises, one industry…

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The ethnic problem Singapore is facing

Singapore ethnic problem

Singapore is one of the world’s most beautiful countries. Singapore might seem like a free state where residents of all ages, religious creeds and races peacefully coexist. The country strongly supports multi racialism and meritocracy, with nearly everyone saying they respect people from all races and that all races should be treated equally. However, this does not mean that discrimination in Singapore does not exist. As Singapore is respected as an ethnically diverse country and that the majority of…

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Intel is ahead of the game with its Q4 earnings report

Intel Q4 earning report

Intel was established by two unhappy engineers Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore in 1968. Who knew that quitting their jobs would make them successful? Intel today is earning more than $14 billion for its Q4 throughout the years. Below are the impressive numbers that can be found in Intel’s Q4 earnings. 2016 was a blossoming year for Intel, although just like any other prosperous companies, it faced some challenges. This includes Intel abandoning its Atom architecture by getting out…

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The U.S. economy standing the test of time

U.S Economy

The U.S. has the world’s biggest economy in titular terms. It represents 22% of nominal global GDP and 17% of the gross world product (GWP), making it the second largest national economy according to purchasing power parity (PPP). The U.S. dollar is scientifically proven to be the most used currency in international transactions. When it comes to oil and gas, U.S. is the third largest producer worldwide. The U.S. economy also dominates exchange in services; the overall amount is…

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Citigroup, A Major Banks in the U.S.


Citigroup Inc. An Overview Citigroup Inc. is one of the four major financial banks in the United States, although it is based in the United States, it is multinational known investment bank that offers financial services. As of 2015, it is the third largest bank holding company in the U.S. in terms of assets. It is the largest shareholder which includes funds from the Middle East and Singapore. Citigroup Inc. has sailed through rough seas, and the global financial…

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Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a financial services corporation in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The company operates in 24 countries with 1300 offices and about 60,000 employees. Morgan Stanley isn’t the biggest investment firm in the industry even though it handles $2 trillion in client assets, but there is no denying that it is big. Founding and Fields of Interests It is not a coincidence that Morgan Stanley shares part with its name with JPMorgan Chase & Co. because the…

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Barclay’s Capital Resilience To End?

Barclay’s Capital is known for its success story of growth and retrenchment, may it be in commodities or in dominating the Asia, emerging markets and its own continental Europe. The 322-year old institution has gone through an evolution where it saw itself emerged as a top banking institution all over the world. Strong Statement Founded in 1985, under the name Barclays de Zoete Wedd, Barclay’s rose to existence as a response to the controversial Big Bang in the financial…

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