Articles by tag: Global Economy

The Silent Takeover: How Three Financial Titans Redefine Rules of Wealth

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In today’s rapidly evolving financial landscape, three colossal financial titans have emerged, leading a silent revolution and wielding unparalleled influence over the global wealth distribution. Why, in an era of decentralization and democratization, are we witnessing such a stark concentration of financial power? A recent study revealed that these three titans now control a…

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India is a Strong “China Plus One” Contender, But Supply Chain Strategies Need to Be “China Plus Many”

In an era of the evolving global supply chain, businesses are looking beyond China, a traditional manufacturing behemoth, for diversification. The reasoning is clear: mounting political tensions and escalating costs have driven companies to explore alternative supply chain strategies. India often surfaces as a likely contender for a “China Plus One” strategy with its…

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June Consumer Price Index is a Good Sign, But If Inflation Stops Trending Down More Interest Rate Hikes Are On The Way

In the chaotic landscape of the global economy, the recent Consumer Price Index (CPI) reports have offered a small glimmer of hope. Data suggests that the stringent measures taken to combat the inflationary highs of 2022, which peaked at 9.1%, are beginning to bear fruit. Inflation in the United States eased to a multiyear low…

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What Do China’s Import & Exports Mean for the Rest of the World?

China, the world’s largest exporter, has reported its latest import and export numbers – and they might surprise you. While exports came up shy of projected growth (but still saw a 27.9% jump), the country’s import numbers exploded. The country saw a 51.1% spike in import value, the fastest pace it’s seen in a decade….

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The Global Supply Chain is in Chaos

The global supply chain is in complete disruption because of the pandemic. Localized incidents often happen that cause shifts, but this was on a worldwide scale. Supply chain expert David Beaird of Beaird Solutions spoke with Tyler Kern about the impact and aftermath. “We’re about to see a global reopening where demand is going to explode,…

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Career Learning is a Bipartisan Answer to Improving the American Economy

Parents in the U.S. recognize the value of career learning to address global economic competition from China, according to a survey released today. The research, commissioned by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) and conducted through Qualtrics, a third party research provider, found an overwhelming majority of parents voiced a strong desire for Career Learning programs for their children, and…

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Unemployment and Inflation and Bear Markets, Oh My!: Diving into Data

After a brief hiatus, host TC Riley is back this week with a new episode of Diving Into Data. The world has significantly changed since we last spoke and our show today dives into the economic fallout and impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak. In the episodes leading up to our COVID-19 hiatus, TC discussed how…

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Fostering a Culture of Engagement is Key to Combating Employee Disengagement and Quiet Quitting
June 12, 2024

Employee engagement in the U.S. workforce has reached an alarming 11-year low, with only 30% of employees actively engaged at work, according to Gallup. This significant drop in engagement and rise in disengagement highlights a pressing challenge for leaders across various industries on how to foster a culture where employees feel motivated and valued. What…

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How a Futurist Sees Healthcare Being Delivered!
June 12, 2024

In a recent episode of the “Healthcare Rethink” podcast by FinThrive, host Brian Urban explored the future of healthcare with Trond Arne Undheim, a leading Futurist and Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy. Undheim, author of “Health Tech: Rebooting Society Software, Hardware, and Mindset,” shared his vision of a healthcare system…

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Industry-Wide Collaboration and Historical Aerodynamic Insights Ensure eVTOL Safety
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) sector is on the cusp of revolutionizing urban mobility, yet it faces significant aerodynamic challenges. With the rise of urban air mobility, the industry must navigate complex issues like vortex ring state and outwash effects. As the technology progresses, the stakes are high for ensuring safety and…

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Seamless eVTOL Urban Air Mobility Requires Smart Vertiport Design and Regulatory Support
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry is on the brink of transforming urban air mobility, with significant investments fueling rapid advancements. Projections indicate a substantial growth in the sector, underscoring its potential to reshape transportation. However, these developments bring forth considerable challenges, particularly concerning infrastructure and safety. What are the main infrastructural…

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What Impact Does the Coronavirus have on Global Business?
February 4, 2020

The potentially lasting effects of the Coronavirus, like those of the early-aughts SARS outbreak and the early-2010s’ avian-flu scare, are being felt not only in China, but across the globe. Originating in Wuhan, China, a city with a population of more than 10 million people, Coronavirus has kicked off a fast-spreading epidemic in the heart…

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U.S. and China Trade War, and Why Experts Disagree on its Impact
July 31, 2019

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China continues to make an impact on businesses even beyond the two nations’ borders. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are currently meeting with Chinese diplomats in Shanghai to find a resolution. Until an agreement is reached though, businesses and consumers…

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The Fourth Revolution: Is Industry 4.0 Changing Manufacturers’ Skill Sets for the Better?
July 16, 2019

In this episode of The Fourth Revolution by Bartell, Pettibone President and CEO Barbara Philibert went into detail on that, when it comes to Industry 4.0, the key to optimizing processes and performance in a global economy is data. “What a universal language data has become,” she said as she recalled a meeting in China…

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