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  • Economy Watch: IMF Predicts Continued Economic Sluggishness

    The modest growth project of 3.2 percent is more or less in line with last year, but uncertainty has increased and the risks of weaker growth scenarios are becoming more tangible.

    National 13 April 2016 12:57
  • IMF’s Downward Trajectory

    According to the International Monetary Fund's estimates, no part of the world seems to be growing as fast as it should.

    National 10 July 2015 17:55
  • U.S. Banks Healthy; World Growth Still Sluggish

    According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., American banks had their best-ever quarter during the first quarter of this year. And the world economy is predicted to grow 3.1 percent this year, then accelerate to 4 percent growth in 2014. The estimate is a bit gloomier than the last Economic Outlook, published in November 2012, which predicted 3.4 percent growth in 2013 and 4.2 percent in ’14.

    National 30 May 2013 13:28
  • IMF Scales Back World Growth Predictions; ESM Comes Alive; BLS Responds to Welch Tweet

    In its most recent prediction, the International Monetary Fund said it expects the economy to grow at a slower pace than initially expected. The European Stability Mechanism has formally become active. The Bureau of Labor Statistics mocks business tycoon Jack Welch for saying the drop in unemployment to 7.8 percent was rigged.

    National 09 October 2012 14:15

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