Opinion | Through a car window in a Nairobi traffic jam, a view of global economics

[ad_1] October 11, 2023 at 6:00 a.m. EDT A vender navigates his way through the traffic trying to sell framed photos, including a portrait of the president, on Uhuru Highway in Nairobi on Sept. 22. (Sarah Waiswa for The Washington Post) Comment on this storyComment Kenda Mutongi is a history professor at MIT and the … Read more

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Swiss Back Minimum Tax, Climate Goal; Geneva Rejects Wealth Levy

[ad_1] Swiss voters are set to back raising corporate taxes for large multinationals to the 15% minimum level agreed by OECD countries. A separate ballot on climate goals is also likely to pass. The tax increase was supported by 79% of the electorate, according to initial data from national broadcaster SRF and GFS Bern. A … Read more

Logistics Gauges Point to Lingering Slump for US Consumers

[ad_1] Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, who famously liked to watch industrial gauges like railcar loads to track the business cycle, might find paper mills worth monitoring as a signal of the US economy’s health. That’s because pulp production can be a useful guide to track cardboard output, and most goods spend at least part … Read more

Las Vegas February 2023: Visitor Traffic Down 3.4% Compared to 2019; Convention Traffic Down 11.4%

[ad_1] by Calculated Risk on 3/28/2023 01:58:00 PM Note: I like using Las Vegas as a measure of recovery for both leisure (visitors) and business (conventions). From the Las Vegas Visitor Authority: February 2023 Las Vegas Visitor Statistics With an easy comparison to the lingering COVID‐affected months of last year, Las Vegas saw visitation approach … Read more

LA Port Inbound Traffic Down Sharply YoY in February

[ad_1] by Calculated Risk on 3/17/2023 03:16:00 PM Notes: The expansion to the Panama Canal was completed in 2016 (As I noted several years ago), and some of the traffic that used the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is probably going through the canal. This might be impacting TEUs on the West Coast. … Read more