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Category Archives: Economy

Nigeria and Capital Markets

For the economy in Nigeria to grow and flourish, capital markets are “critical.”  According to Nigerian Stock Exchange CEO Oscar Onyema – in his recent address to the 5th Lagos and London Capital Markets in Partnership Conference – for growth to really happen, Nigeria needs a “solid and vibrant capital market ecosystem that will attract… Continue Reading

US Economy: Looking Good

According to Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, America’s economy is currently looking “pretty good.”  However, it is likely that there will soon be a “downturn,” with the economy “certainly dipping into a recession.” In an article written by Troy Tanzy and Daniel Rangel, it was stated: “Core inflation was back above 2% for March,… Continue Reading

Market Watch: US and China

With any kind of political tension comes the potential for delay in progression of the achievement of economic goals. At least, that could be the case for decision-making (and deals) between America and China.  According to ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, with America and China’s recent threat to fresh import tariffs, a “quite unique” state of… Continue Reading

Top Performing Businesses

Three recent top performing businesses nationwide that will be reviewed in this article include: Newmont Mining Corporation, the Commercial Bank of California and Immunovaccine. The Sustainability Yearbook 2018  (published by RobecoSAM) recently recognized the Newmont Mining Corporation for top level performance in the mining sector.  This is the fourth consecutive year the corporation has been… Continue Reading

Global Economy: Soundbites

According to recent notifications from the IMF, 3.9 percent of growth is anticipated for 2018 and further increase next year, putting the numbers at the “quickest expansion since 2011.”  At least half of this escalation is due to changes that were approved at the end of last year to America’s tax code.    This US economy… Continue Reading