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Jul 07, 2014

Chicago Fed National Activity Index

Chicago Fed National Activity Index The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) is a monthly index designed to better gauge overall economic activity and inflationary pressure. The CFNAI is released at 8:30 a.m. E.T. normally toward the end of ea...

Jul 05, 2014

Fitch Affirms Bulgaria at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bulgaria's Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-' and its Long-term local currency IDR at 'BBB'. The Country Ceiling has been affirmed at 'BBB+' and the Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'F3', acc... #Bulgaria #Fitch Ratings #Commercial Bank

Jul 05, 2014

Bulgaria PM Expects Pronounced Economic Growth by end-2014

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has expressed optimism that 2014 may be the first year with a more pronounced economic growth after five years of economic depression. In an interview for Bloomberg TV and Bulgaria On Air TV, Oresharski drew... #European Union #Bulgaria #Bloomberg

Jul 08, 2014

PM Oresharski: Bulgaria's Main Indicators Are Fine

The main macroeconomic and financial indicators of Bulgaria are not worse than last year, according to Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, quoted by his press office.  On Monday President Rosen Plevneliev urged for a budget update due to lagging revenu... #European Union #Bulgaria #Bloomberg

Jun 19, 2014

Merrill Lynch’s Top Semiconductor Stocks to Buy

Merrill Lynch analysts continue to be positive on the semiconductor sector. They see tailwinds from a macroeconomic pick-up, rising content in all end markets, a disciplined supply chain and an..... #European Union #Bulgaria #Bloomberg

Jun 30, 2014

Post-sanctions Iran: The next China?

The lightning advance of the group now calling itself the Islamic Caliphate (formerly known as Islamic State in Iraq and Levant) throughout the north and eastern portions of Iraq has rattled governments across the region and beyond. For the first tim... #Iraq #Iran #China #Baghdad #White House #Middle East #Tehran #Nouri al-Maliki

Jun 17, 2014

The Punt - Ahearne glams up in IMF move

ALAN Ahearne has landed himself a glamorous number in Washington. The former special advisor to the late Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has now become and even more special advisor, this time to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Ahearne, who is ... #London #Shanghai #International Monetary Fund #National University of Ireland, Galway #Glanbia plc #John Moloney (politician) #Brian Lenihan, Jnr #Christine Lagarde

Jun 23, 2014

Bulgaria's PM: Current Govt Was Meant To Be Stabilizing Buffer

The current government was programmed as a stabilizing buffer between two cabinets, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski. In a Monday interview for mass circulation daily 24 Hours, Oresharski argued that the socialist-led governmen... #London #Shanghai #International Monetary Fund #National University of Ireland, Galway #Glanbia plc #John Moloney (politician) #Brian Lenihan, Jnr #Christine Lagarde

Jun 27, 2014

Walter Block: Libertarianism from A to Z

Toward a Libertarian Society covers a wide variety of topics from the death penalty to secession, and from war to macroeconomics... #London #Shanghai #International Monetary Fund #National University of Ireland, Galway #Glanbia plc #John Moloney (politician) #Brian Lenihan, Jnr #Christine Lagarde

Jun 26, 2014

How A House Holy War Over 'Corporate Welfare' May Shut Down The Government

WASHINGTON -- Congress is gearing up for another government shutdown , this time over a minor federal agency that most Americans have never heard of: the Export-Import Bank. Ex-Im, as it's known in Capitol Hill parlance, provides cheap loans to forei... #Nancy Pelosi #Boeing #U.S. Senate #U.S. Congress #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party