Early Bird Headlines 24 March 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
- Wall Street Money in Washington: Update on 2013-2014 Campaign and Lobby Spending by the Financial Sector (Americans for Financial Reform) Hat tip to Roger Erickson.
- Morgan Stanley Sees Inflation Risk as Fed Sends TIPS Yields Down (Bloomberg) MS says Fed won’t raise rates until 2016 and that will be on the side of being too late (which is safer than being too early, they say).
- What Alex Salmond’s diaries reveal about the man who led the referendum (The Conversation) A memoir by Scotland’s most famous politician may surprise one or two of his detractors.
- Game theory can only get Greece so far in its fight with Germany (The Conversation) Greek Finance Minister is an academic expert in game theory applied to economics but what if the EU won’t play games?
- Bridge-burning Netanyahu can’t walk back his election rhetoric (The Conversation)
- Are you in danger of getting the pink slip? Find out if your job is safe (The Economic Times) India Inc has become more conscious of the bottom line and companies are ruthlessly shedding flab in the quest for higher profits.
- New Signs of Slowdown in China’s Manufacturing Sector (The Wall Street Journal) Read GEI News: China Manufacturing Contraction Gains Momentum.
- BOJ’s Kuroda: Told PM Abe Japan’s long-term price trend unchanged (Reuters) BoJ head says 2% inflation and economic recovery are on the trend line.
- Japan inflation slowing due to oil but no change to long-term rising trend: BOJ (Today)
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