Archive for October, 2014

LAZAR: U.S. COMEBACK

October 3, 2014

How many times have you heard that China is on its way to surpassing the United States as the main driver of world economic growth? This week’ s guest says not so fast – growth dynamics are changing and the widely forecast new world order is returning to the old world order. Top rated economist, Nancy Lazar explains why the U.S. has resumed its role as the driver of global economic growth and China is lagging. Continue Reading »

LAZAR: TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE

October 3, 2014

Setting up a brand new, world class macro research firm is a daunting task under any circumstances, but leading economist Nancy Lazar was amazed at how much easier it was establishing Cornerstone Macro than it had been in 1991 when she and former partner Ed Hyman established ISI Group. The difference? Technology!

Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.

PAY ATTENTION TO THE BUSINESS CLIMATE OF WHERE COMPANIES DO BUSINESS

October 3, 2014

PAY ATTENTION TO THE BUSINESS CLIMATE OF WHERE COMPANIES DO BUSINESS

SOME QUALITIES JUDGED:

  • Ease of starting a business
  • Obtaining credit & construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Taxes
  • Investor protections
  • Contract enforcement

U.S. RANKED NUMBER 4, 
CHINA RANKED NUMBER 96

Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.

PREMIUM: LAZAR

October 2, 2014

U.S. Comeback

How many times have you heard that China is on its way to surpassing the United States as the main driver of world economic growth? This week’ s guest says not so fast – growth dynamics are changing and the widely forecast new world order is returning to the old world order. Top rated economist, Nancy Lazar explains why the U.S. has resumed its role as the driver of global economic growth and China is lagging.

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