Well, It Sure Didn't Feel Mild
- Navigating Through the Low-Rate Shoals. Faughnan, Michael // Credit Union Times;10/17/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 40, p12
The author discusses the aspects of recession including low interest rates, economists and the fed forecasting which are difficult to ignore on the balance sheets. It informs that the decelerating growth rate of U.S. gross domestic product and slowing demand from businesses related to real...
- Asia. BRUNNER, LINCOLN // Modern Metals;Jan2009, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p32
The article discusses China's resilience as its economic rivals around the world reels with the impact of global recession. To maintain its 8% growth rate, the article notes that China cut its interest rates by 108 basis points. It mentions that China's limited exposure to the global financial...
- Interest Rate Effects on Output: Evidence from a GDP Forecasting Model for South Africa. Aron, Janine; Muellbauer, John // IMF Staff Papers;2002 Special Issue, Vol. 49, p185
Forecasting models for output are presented to throw light on monetary transmission. Recent research finds multistep forecasting superior to recursive forecasting from a VAR model when structural breaks are present; there are important political and policy regime breaks in South Africa. The...
- Economic Policy: Monetary Policy - Recent Developments. // Namibia Country Monitor;Mar2012, p13
The article reports on the impact of interest rates on the economic growth in Namibia in which the growth rate of gross domestic product (GDP) trailed down to 3.8 percent from 6.6 percent in 2010.
- Why Korean Interest Rates Will Rise. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Nov2002, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p10
Investigates the increase of interest rates in South Korea. Effects of inflation on central banks; Factors contributing to the growth of interest rates; Growth in real gross domestic product.
- India Cuts Growth Forecast, Keeps Rates Unchanged. // India -- West;2/3/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 11, pA42
The article reports on India's central bank which has forecasted cuts in growth, however has said that the interest rates will remain unchanged.
- The Yield Curve. Haubrich, Joseph G.; Corcoran, Katie // Economic Trends (07482922);May2008, p8
The article features the yield spread and real gross domestic product (GDP) from 1953 to 2003 in the U.S. Since February 2008, the yield curve has gotten steeper with long-term interest rates rising and short term rates are falling. The evident reason for these was the slopes of the yield curve...
- South Korea's Lingering Economic Doubts. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Jul2004, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p10
During the next five years, South Korea will face the financial pleasures and pitfalls of having a two-speed economy: on the one hand, a fast-growing and competitive export sector. The dynamism of the export sector during the past six years has given South Korea one of the fastest-growing...
- 250bps Down, 250 To Go. // Latin America Monitor: Brazil Monitor;May2009, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p4
The article focuses on the economic condition of Brazil as of May 2009. It states that the prevention of a full-blown recession has become top priority for policymakers. It notes that the seasonally adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) of the nation had its sharpest quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q)...