In 2021, there were several high-profile mergers and acquisitions that attracted regulatory scrutiny.
For a country with a large economy like the United States, trade sanctions have obvious attractions.
When the Federal Reserve raises interest rates to fight inflation, a “hard landing” refers to the possibility is that inflation is reduced at the cost of a significant recession, while a “soft landing” refers to the possibility that inflation is reduced with only a minor recession–or perhaps even no recession at all.
There are many excuses often used to explain inflation.
The fundamental tradeoff of intellectual property rights–like patents and copyrights–is that the inventor gets a government-protected monopoly for a period of time, as an incentive for innovation, but then the innovation passes into the public domain. For example, this is the moment when generic equivalents of pharmaceuticals can start competing with brand-name drugs.
Singapore is known for its robust economy and stability, making it an attractive destination for businesses and investors.
Markets have recovered massively in January, boosted by lower inflation and optimistic estimates of growth.