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The Money Illusion

Are recessions about employment?

I’d say yes, but Nick Rowe disagrees.  He recently tweeted an old post from 2015, which ends as follows: Recessions are not about output and employment and saving and investment and ... read more

International Trade and Global Business

OPIC Gets a Facelift and Much More Money

More U.S. government money intended to counter China’s growing influence in the developing world means more opportunities for U.S. small and medium size companies.  About $60 billion ... read more


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NOTICE: Due to a lapse in appropriations, this account will not be updated until a new appropriations act is enacted. Learn more: ... read more


Truce Called in U.S.-China Trade War

A 90-day truce has been declared in the escalating trade hostilities between the U.S. and China after a sidebar meeting at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. The U ... read more

Ireland Trade and Trends

Which Trade Finance Solution is made for you?

Seeking international growth by going global as an importer/exporter offers a multitude of opportunities, but also may have potential difficulties. Trading overseas also involves political ... read more