Deena Zaidi is a contributor to various financial websites and academic journals and is based in Seattle. She holds a degree in MBA-Finance from ICFAI Business School and MSc. in International Banking & Finance from University of Durham.
Her areas of interest cover the banking industry (with special focus on reforms and trends) and repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis across various economies including the Eurozone and emerging markets.
A report this week about capital flowing out of emerging markets is just the latest piece of bad news about emerging-market economies.
The role of inflation in Fed's monetary policy remains crucial. While an ideal inflation varies across economies, it becomes important to understand why the Fed does what it does.
While a moderate inflation is good for a healthy economy, the problem arises when it's either too high or too low. Inflation control remains one of the Fed's crucial responsibility.
China's economy has received mixed views. With President Xi's visit to the U.S., it becomes important to analyse whether China is going through an economic turmoil or a financial transition.
Greece remains the most volatile country in the Eurozone. With Sunday's win, it seems the voters and creditors will now be closely watching what Alexis Tsipras does for the economy.
Caught in the middle of two of the world's strongest economies, emerging markets remain vulnerable when these two markets move in different directions and are in different economic phases.
Bank of International Settlements has warned that emerging markets remain a big concern as China's worry deepens. In a global market turmoil, any hasty decision could trigger another financial crisis.
As speculation regarding interest rates do the rounds, several myths about the Fed's rates, can affect our investment decisions. While some might be true, most are based on unestablished beliefs.
Here are the key factors Federal Reserve policymakers are considering as they prepare to decide whether to start raising interest rates.
If interest rates are increased by the Federal reserve in September, expect both positive and negative reactions from borrowers, businesses, stock markets and economies.
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