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U.S. default would be 'financial Armageddon,' economist says

U.S. default would be 'financial Armageddon,' economist says

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The Republican wing that shut the government and threatens to force a default on U.S. debt is flirting with "financial Armageddon," a leading economist said.

Dueling economists are wrecking U.S. recovery

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 30 (UPI) -- The austerity debate for debt-ridden European countries has degenerated into mudslinging among renowned economists and undermines economic recovery.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

The bad math that lost jobs

PARIS, April 22 (UPI) -- Back in the 1920s, an Austrian newspaper won the title for headline of the decade with a front-page story that read, "Archduke Franz Ferdinand Found Alive; Great War Fought By Mistake."
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In Europe, complacency creeping in

BRUSSELS, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- It is too early for European leaders to declare work on their economic rescue over despite the temptation to do so, U.S. economists say.
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They are handing Europe's trouble spots over to the technocrats.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Debt of U.S. govts highest since WWII

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- National, state and local debt in the United States likely will top post-World War II levels because conditions have changed, economists said.

Debts mount as global concern

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- It has become increasingly hard to find a country without a debt crisis looming, economists said.

Interest rates could haunt world economies

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- Rising interest rates on rising debt could haunt the United States much like the crisis that sneaked up on U.S. homeowners, a Harvard University economist said.

Economist warns of big bank failure

SINGAPORE, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A former International Monetary Fund chief economist said in Singapore that a large bank failing was to be expected soon.

Analysis: Euro strong but endangered

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Cato Institute's 21st annual monetary Conference Thursday, on the future of the euro, achieved more or less unanimous consensus: the euro can be expected to be very strong against the dollar in the next two years, soaring to $1.50 or more, but is in s
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Analysis: Dollar has further to slide

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- There was general consensus on one thing at the American Enterprise Institute Tuesday, in a discussion on "The fall of the dollar and the global economy:" The dollar''s fall could have a lot further to go.
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

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Analysis: Trading in overeign promises-II

SKOPJE, Macedonia, April 22 (UPI) -- One sure sign of this niche''s growing importance is the proliferation of conferences, consultancies, seminars, trade publications and books. Banks and law and accounting firms have set up dedicated departments to tackle the juridical and commercial intri
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Treasury: Europe, Japan economies lagging

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- The United States' high budget deficit and steep tax cuts have been criticized by some international economists, but Europe and Japan have far greater problems, U. S. Treasury Secretary John Snow said Saturday.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

IMF: Post-Iraq, U.S. economy still at risk

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy still faces considerable downside risk, even with the Iraq war apparently about to conclude successfully, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund cautioned on Wednesday.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: O'Neill's Free Dinner-I

SKOPJE, Macedonia, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- As opposed to those of other, smaller countries, U.S. deficits have far-reaching consequences and constitute global, rather than domestic, imbalances. The more integrated in the global marketplace a country is, the harsher the impact of U.S. profligacy on
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: Trade -- moving forward or back?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The whole world, rich and poor, would be much better off if rich country barriers to trade were reduced. But are the barriers going down or up?
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

Analysis: IMF looks out on troubled world

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- What with weak growth, falling stocks, weak growth, the prospect of war and higher oil prices, it is a troubled world, isn't it? You would hardly know it from a reading of the conclusions of the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook, releas
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

Risks high, but IMF sees global growth

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The world economy is likely to go on expanding in spite of considerable downside risks continuing to pressure growth, the International Monetary Fund said Wedne
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Fears of US economy's reversal loom

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Equity prices have been hard hit over the past two years, and it will likely only be a matter of time before foreign interest in U.S. assets take a tumble too, a former senior Federal Reserve official warned Friday.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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