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In The U.S.-China Trade Discussion, There's No Surplus Of Rational Thought
In The U.S.-China Trade Discussion, There's No Surplus Of Rational ThoughtChina reported last week that its 2017 trade surplus with the United States was a record-setting $275.8 billion. This is disturbing for four reasons, but probably not the reasons you suspect. Before I get to the reasons, a little back-story to set the context.read more
Source: Forbes
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:38:00 GMT
How many economists does it take to lower a surplus?
How many economists does it take to lower a surplus?Germany posted the highest current-account surplus of any country for the second year running. Too bad economists can't agree on what to do about it. It didn’t take long for a discussion about Germany’s massive trade surplus to descend into crude ...read more
Source: global.handelsblatt.com
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:34:00 GMT
€5 million surplus gives credibility boost to Paris 2024
€5 million surplus gives credibility boost to Paris 2024The first general meeting of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee will be held in early March, following dissolution of the Bid Committee, which is ceasing operations with a surplus of more than €5 million (£4.4 million/$6.1 million). The unused money ...read more
Source: insidethegames.biz
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:59:00 GMT
Germany trumps Asia with world's largest current account surplus
Germany trumps Asia with world's largest current account surplusBERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s current account surplus was the world’s largest in 2017, the Munich-based Ifo economic institute said on Tuesday, unveiling a record high reading likely to renew criticism of the economic and fiscal policies in Europe’s ...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:33:00 GMT
Germany fiercely defends its trade surplus, says it would be ‘futile’ to spend more
Germany fiercely defends its trade surplus, says it would be ‘futile’ to spend moreGermany again defended its economic surplus on Thursday, despite increased criticism from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Europe. Jens Weidmann, president of the German central bank, all but ruled out an increase in public spending during a speech.read more
Source: CNBC
Published on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:31:00 GMT
Everton Winger Aaron Lennon Set for Burnley Switch After Being Deemed Surplus to Requirements
Everton Winger Aaron Lennon Set for Burnley Switch After Being Deemed Surplus to RequirementsBurnley have agreed a deal to sign Everton winger Aaron Lennon after the 30-year-old was deemed surplus to requirements at Goodison Park. Personal terms have been agreed, according to BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein, but Lennon still needs to complete ...read more
Source: 90min
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:54:00 GMT
MGM Resorts announces program to donate surplus food
MGM Resorts announces program to donate surplus foodEvery year, MGM Resorts properties in Las Vegas serve thousands of pounds of food to banquet attendees. And every year, thousands of pounds of surplus food goes unserved extra trays of pasta and chicken that guests simply don't need. Last week, MGM ...read more
Source: Travel Weekly
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:58:00 GMT
California is sitting on a surplus, but don’t expect a refund
California is sitting on a surplus, but don’t expect a refundSACRAMENTO >> It should be said that California’s resistance began before there was a resistance. When Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his last budget Wednesday, it will bookended eight years of a progressive march to reduce greenhouse gases, expand health ...read more
Source: Lake County Record Bee
Published on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:34:00 GMT
Huge surplus should help HK plan further tech sector boost: EY
Huge surplus should help HK plan further tech sector boost: EYThe Hong Kong government’s consolidated surplus for the 2017-18 fiscal year is likely to come in at HK$160 billion, roughly ten times larger than the figure laid down by authorities in their original estimate, according to global accounting and business ...read more
Source: EJ Insight
Published on Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:44:00 GMT
Sonora High District declares Dome surplus property, opens bidding to select group
Sonora High District declares Dome surplus property, opens bidding to select groupThe Sonora Union High School District declared the historic Sonora Dome and two adjacent buildings rented by the Tuolumne County Arts Alliance as surplus property Tuesday night, opening the opportunity for an array of select agencies to submit bids to buy ...read more
Source: Union Democrat
Published on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:27:00 GMT