China’s debt markets are looking more and more like the West, circa 2007. And it’s not clear the government can intervene as successfully.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Weakness in global trade growth is related to the high volatility and pro-cyclicality of real trade flows.
Topics: Guest Post
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:25 am |
On Tax Justice Network’s Taxcast, Professor Gerald Epstein weighs in on the cost and dangers of major finance centers.
Today’s Water Cooler: AHCA vote today, new cold war, durable goods, new home sales, the Box Club, Amazon, Chelsea Clinton, Case-Deaton, Alexa
Although additional regulatory approvals, lawsuits, and protests loom, the controversial Keystone XL pipeline now looks likely to proceed.
US + UK ban laptops and other electronics from cabin baggage on flights from Mid East: Why? Airlines scramble in response, lame jokes ensue.
TRNN interview with Erik Olson discussing water safety in the US, where 18 million people are served by water systems with lead violations.
ICCT Skewers Trump Regulatory Rollback Argument: Estimates Lower Costs for Meeting CAFE Standards than EPA
Costs of meeting CAFE standards may be 40% lower than EPA estimates; implementing common standards may reduce uncertainty and help carmakers.
Don’t forget our Chicago meetup tonight!
Posted by Yves Smith at 12:15 am |
Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA, AHCA maneuvers and whip counts, open borders, manufacturing, new home sales, Oroville dam, new Case-Deaton study
Reduced innovation is another reason to question using China as America’s outsourced manufacturer.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
The Supreme Court slaps down lower courts and gives workers a key bankruptcy court win in Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corp.