What Can Governments Do To Help Small Businesses Thrive?
It is no secret that small businesses outnumber corporations by far. Further, many more people work in small businesses than those in formal employment. Notably, statistics indicate that over 50% of global job opportunities come from small, informal businesses. However, it is also true that the small business sector is […]
Can The U.S. Outdo China?s Competitive Resurgence?
China and The United States are scheduled to have trade talks next year following the faltering of Washington’s hard-line stand on Beijing?s recent global integration is likely to bring a different paradigm regarding power relations. It seems like the countries have reached a truce to drop hard-line stands to end […]
What Are The Implications Of Low Gas Prices At The Pump?
Oil is historically the most valuable fossil fuel that man ever discovered. Notably, the resource forms the main pillars of the combustion engine which powers most of the world’s machines. Interestingly, oil ruled the energy sector until climate activists brought up the debate regarding the harmful emissions from combustion engines. […]
The Currently Proportional Relationship Between The U.S Economy And U.S Government Debt
The U.S economic situation is currently in a weird condition where it has been experiencing a boom, but it is also characterized by escalating government debt. The U.S economy has traditionally been self-correcting. Financial regulatory authorities take measures to achieve a balance between budget shortfalls and economic growth. Such measures […]
Why China?s Consumer Market Matters To The World Economy
The International Monetary Fund predicts that both the economies of the United States and China will continue to slow down. Further, some entities expect China to surpass the U.S. as the world’s largest economy by gross domestic product (GDP). While there is a lot of insight in the predictions and […]
Emerging Markets To Take Up A Larger Share Of The Global Economy
The global economy is one arena where nations have the opportunity to showcase their prowess in strategic development. Historically, the global West has been at the center of all conversations regarding economic growth. Notably, this is down to their strong economic stature and their share of the global economy. Emerging […]
Housing Shortage Slows The Housing Market
The housing market is one of the anchor markets in the global economy. It is not possible to have a robust, booming business environment with the market slowing. Notably, people use the housing market for two primary reasons. First is to get shelter and the second one is to store […]
Evolutionary Journey Of Tapping Into The Fourth Industrial Revolution
A lot has happened in the business arena and while some events were promising with a close share of benefits, others were threatening. Some of these events brought economic transformation and revolution. Mainly the rich embraced the use of new technology and despite all the pain and conflicts, they reaped […]