This week, investors get supplied with new IMF global GDP growth
data. I am quite interested to see this data. I think
it will give us a refresh on the global growth situation.
These are the first global growth numbers to come out after the
latest Draghi moves to buy debt and the announcement of Bernanke's
World Economic Outlook
comes out on Tuesday, October 9.
Global Financial Stability Report
comes out on Wednesday, Oct 10.
Here are IMF GDP data I pulled out of last quarter's reports,
done in July 2012.
All data will be updated:
+1.4% 2013 +1.9%
Open this nice IMF tool to view the long-term global GDP growth
For its part, the World Bank reported Monday, Oct. 8th that
China should expand +7.7% in 2012 and +8.1% in 2013. For
China, this weaker World Bank GDP data argues for a reduction in
the coming IMF GDP growth numbers.
My debate questions?
(1) Is the U.S. economy still going to show stronger real GDP
growth in 2013? Why or why not?
(2) Does U.S. GDP growth push new macro support on China and
(3) Can the U.S. economy lead the major parts of the world
economy in 2013?
(4) Did (U.S. and non-U.S.) equity markets already price in the
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