Based on the calculations, 2017 was the fourth consecutive year that witnessed a slowdown
in Earth's rotation.
The cross-country experience to study the pattern of investment and saving slowdowns
has revealed that the investment slowdowns
have an impact on growth but not necessarily saving.
Similarly, as information technology and the Internet play a more important part of everyday life, the under-estimation of their impact could also lead to exaggerated estimates of the slowdown
rate hike and China's economic slowdown
take place simultaneously," it said.
From railroads to manufacturers to energy producers, businesses say they are facing a protracted slowdown
in production, sales and employment that will spill into next year.
In turn, this would imply a further EM slowdown
, while advanced economies recover.
A report by analyst Forrester found that 43% of firms have already cut their overall IT budgets in reaction to the slowdown
in the global economy, while 24% have put discretionary spending on hold.
Today, a severe slowdown
, driven primarily by a halving in mortgage availability, risks driving the economy into a deeper slowdown
than the Bank of England anticipates.
Tesco and Asda, which have both recently reported a slowdown
in sales, entered into a "pricewar" at the end of June, slashing prices in an attempt to draw in customers.
The housing-market slowdown
will continue to have an impact, but the sector should stabilize by year's end.
might not by itself be sufficient to cause a substantial global slowdown
O'Carroll noted high energy prices, higher borrowing costs and a slowdown
in the housing market as areas of concern for aluminum.