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  • Editor’s Picks / Yesterday at 6:28 GMT

    Plenty of challenges, but India could overtake China

    The Conversation
    IMF and World Bank forecasts show that India could take over from China as the world’s fastest growing economy in the next two years. The two ticks of approval for the Modi government come just over a year after Narendra Modi led the BJP to a landslide win in 2014, securing majority control of the lower house – something no single party has done since 1984. But Modi faces big challenges to deliver on his promise of good times for India – inadequate infrastructure, massive skill shortages and high levels of illiteracy – that will hinder efforts to generate the millions of jobs needed for the influx of young people entering the workforce.
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  • Article / Yesterday at 2:51 GMT

    Odds for US September rate hike starting to widen

    Managing Director / Technical Research Limited
    New Zealand
    Odds for US September rate hike starting to widen
    The failure of US earnings to pick up is a “conundrum” for the the Fed because wage pressures should grow as the economy approaches full employment - but they are not. On the other hand, there's inflation and market pricing suggests things are on the right track there.
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    M & MHG M & MHG
    Excellent analysis
    Max McKegg Max McKegg
    Thanks. Appreciated.
  • Calendar event / Thursday at 12:30 GMT

    US U.S. Employment Report

    High Non-Farm Payrolls
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  • Article / Thursday at 5:23 GMT

    3 Numbers: Spain unemployment blowback fears, US jobless, US nonfarm

    editor/analyst /
    United States
    3 Numbers: Spain unemployment blowback fears, US jobless, US nonfarm
    Europe is headling into uncharted politico-economic terrain thanks to the Greek debacle. Today's monthly unemployment release will reveal if there is any blowback for Spain from the Greek debacle. in the US, the jobless claims release should strengthen the view that the economy is in recovery. And analysts are upbeat about the prospects for a healthy rise in the US nonfarm payrolls figure for June.
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  • Article / Wednesday at 14:24 GMT

    NFP preview: Send in the hawks?

    Head of Macro Strategy / Saxo Bank
    NFP preview: Send in the hawks?
    The US economy is recovering from yet another poor first-quarter showing and I expect the June employment report to confirm this trend with nonfarm payrolls printing well above 200,000.
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    Martin O'Rourke Martin O'Rourke
    Take a bow AFW or as we like to call her, Mystic Meg. Well done Humphry with 221K!
    Alex Forrest Whiting Alex Forrest Whiting
    Thanks! So what do I get?!
    Clare MacCarthy Clare MacCarthy
    Another chance to guess next month :-)