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What’s the Meaning of China’s Slowing Growth?
China’s (GCH) GDP (gross domestic product) grew at 6.9% year-over-year for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015.
Why Mexico’s GDP Growth Hasn’t Picked Up despite Reforms
Mexico’s GDP growth hasn’t picked up yet. One of the reasons is that the manufacturing sector in Mexico is slowing down.
Why Monetary Policy Is Actually a Bright Spot in Mexico
Monetary policy is actually a bright spot in Mexico. Since inflation rates touched 4.5% in January 2014, the central bank has done a good job keeping inflation in check.
How the Mexican Government Has Pleased Investors
Oil (USO) prices have plunged by over 60% since last summer while other commodities have taken similar hits.
Successful Oil Auctions Have Boosted the Mexican Peso
Successful oil auctions have boosted the Mexican peso. Since the second auction on September 30, the peso has appreciated by 2.9% against the US dollar as of November 2.
Why Did China Devalue Its Currency?
China (GCH) devalued the yuan by 2% in August, its largest move in 20 years. A weak currency helps boost exports, which can in turn lift the economy.
Latin America Is at a Crossroads
Latin America is at a crossroads. While some economies are faring reasonably well, others are struggling to recover from slower growth since 2013.
Investing in Education to Reduce Poverty in Latin America
In an effort to reduce inequality and poverty in Latin America, governments there have increased education spending many times over in the last decade or so.