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Mexican manufacturing employment up, but wages suffer from inflation
The employment figures for March’s manufacturing indicators showed increases in employment, but real wages dropped significantly. The manufacturing sector in Mexico plays an important role in the economy, and while it accounts for approximately a fifth of GDP, its sensitivity to consumer demand makes it a good gauge of the overall health of the country. […]
Why the services sector in Brazil continues to expand, but slowly
The Business Activity index (the key index for the Services PMI) remained unchanged, at 51.0. While Transport and Storage reported the fastest growth, the expansion was evenly mediocre across most of the sectors surveyed.
Brazil unemployment steadily decreasing
Unemployment may be a lagging indicator, but Brazil’s steady unemployment downtrend is greatly reassuring that the economy has a solid base. Unemployment is a basic indicator of the economic performance of an economy. A low is a basic requirement for a country to achieve its economic growth potential. In the case of Brazil, unemployment has […]
Brazil consumer confidence levels off after sustained decline
Consumer confidence in Brazil seems to have leveled off after several months of decline, showing that the current situation has improved. The consumer confidence index, published by the IBRE in Brazil, posted a minimal decline of 0.4%. The value comes after six months of consecutive declines and a flat reading last month. The index is […]
Top Analysts’ Opinions on Tesla’s Future Plans in China
In the fourth quarter of 2018, Tesla yielded a solid return of 25.7%, outperforming the broader market and its peers by a wide margin.
Russia, China, and India—a new Eurasian economy in the making
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (or EIA), India is the fourth largest energy consumer in the world.
April’s FOMC minutes review key international trade activity
Indicators of foreign economic activity suggested continued expansion, though at a rate lower than in the previous quarter. The deceleration was concentrated in emerging market economies.