The index is at its lowest level since June 2009, during the Great Recession.
Corporations have almost $10 trillion in debt on their balance sheets, equivalent to 47% of the entire U.S. economy. Peaks in corporate debt levels have historically coincided with recessions.
They point out exemptions and tax avoidance have created levels of inequality in the U.S. not seen since before the Great Depression.
This is the fourth month in a row the manufacturing sector has been in contraction.
He argues it does not capture information needed to fight crises we currently face, including the climate crisis and inequality crisis.
The documents reveal the Conservative party has been in talks with the US regarding methods to raise prices paid by the National Health Service to US firms.
It’s a little bit like if the Wall Street Journal endorsed Bernie Sanders.
US Treasury Department data show Japan is now the largest holder of US treasury securities with $1.15 trillion.
China was the previous largest holder but has sold off $49 billion in the last year.
The report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy shows states with higher tax rates fare better on multiple key economic indicators.
UK Labour Party: Businesses failing to tackle climate crisis will be de-listed from London Stock Exchange
The exchange is the 7th largest in the world with a market capitalization equaling almost $3.8 trillion USD.