Karen Whip

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Watch what happens if the world economy goes wrong this year

The IMF just released its latest attempt to forecast the health of the global economy, which it thinks will expand by 3.6% this year. The forecast also comes with a warning about what will happen if things go wrong, with growth instead falling to 2.4%, just above the 2% cut-off point that the IMF …


The five most worrisome charts in the global economy

First things first. There are plenty of reasons to think that the global economy could continue to power forward.<p>The US economy seems to be emerging from its winter’s nap. China’s economic managers look ready to embark on a mini-stimulus push. German industrial production continues to push forward. …


Tired Of Doom And Gloom? Here's The Best Good News Of 2013

Being a news consumer means you're constantly on the receiving end of bad news. War, unemployment, crime, political dysfunction — it can be enough to make you think we humans aren't doing <i>anything</i> right. But good news: We are. As the year draws to an end, here's a look at a few areas of real …