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GLOBALIZATION – World Trade
In his excellent recent works on the themes [of the] nature of globalization and expanding world trade – “The World is Flat,” and the earlier “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” – The New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist and book author Thomas Friedman brilliantly describes and elegantly frames the boundaries and frontiers of the new era that corporations and capital market players have entered, beginning in 1989.
News & Updates
September 24, 2014 Fitch: China's rebalancing means more volatility expected
FTSE Global Markets - Recent data showing a slowdown in Chinese investment and industrial-production growth could indicate that policy-driven macroeconomic rebalancing is taking effect, says îFitch Ratingsî. The...
September 22, 2014 World Stock Markets Slip on China Growth JittersSource: ABC News
Stock markets fell Monday ahead of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
September 22, 2014 Watch Out Walmart: Alibaba To Become World's Largest Retailer By 2016Source: Forbes
“We want to be bigger than Walmart,” said Jack Ma, the founder and driving force of Alibaba Group, to CNBC on Friday, as his company’s shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Research & Insights
September 6, 2012 Not That Flat: Pankaj Ghemawat Challenges Globalization's AdherentsSource: Knowledge at Wharton
Globalization is a catchall term used to explain much of contemporary economic and social developments, from the prevalence of outsourcing to the popularity of fusion cuisine. But economist and professor Pankaj Ghemawat argues...
June 20, 2012 5 Reasons To Underweight India - Seekingalpha.comSource: Seeking Alpha
A new paper from the BlackRock Investment Institute, "When the Elephant Gets Sick: India at a Crossroads, elaborates on these downsides of the Indian economy and offers a few more. Here's the paper's list of five things currently...
May 17, 2012 Globalization and Continued Focus on Cost Rationalization Drives the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, IncSource: PR Web
GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) markets. The global market for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is projected to surpass US$322 billion by the year 2018, driven by...
Commentary & Opinion
September 17, 2014 Is America's View of China Fogged by Liberal Ideas'
china.usc.edu - In addition to his responsibilities at NYU, Cohen served for several years as C.V. Starr senior fellow and director of Asia Studies at the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, where he currently is an...
September 3, 2014 Good governance 101Source: Indian Express
The prime minister has hoisted his administration’s flag on the masthead of good governance. This is a welcome and timely objective. The question is, what does the prime minister mean by “good”? He campaigned on the slogan of...
August 8, 2014 How a Global Economy Bankrupts Local BusinessSource: Wall Street Cheat Sheets
For better or for worse, globalization is here. That brings along with it all sorts of advantages in business and trade, as well as opening up new markets to labor, industrialization, and modernization. Giant multinational...
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