Archive for January, 2012

Is all printed trade press going to the wall?

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Is all printed trade press going to the wall?

Are we experiencing the demise of this media, enjoying the last few days of sunshine before its final collapse?

I know this is a controversial topic and I am by no means one of those radical loonies that advocate the throwing away of everything that is last century for the sake of it. In fact, I have a great deal of respect for good trade media, I count several journalists as friends (indeed even in my own family!) and I am ...

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2012 Outlook – modest growth in Asia and the USA, ‘benign’ recession in Europe?

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2012 Outlook – modest growth in Asia and the USA, ‘benign’ recession in Europe?

If you had time to peruse the 2012 Morgan Stanley Global Economic Forecast in between munching through the Turkey and the mince pies, you would have noticed it’s a pretty mixed bag but not necessarily fun reading.

Globally, the perception is that growth will be more modest than previously forecast due mainly to poor performance in the USA and stagnation at best (with the risk of recession) in Europe.

Indeed, Europe remains the greatest concern. ...

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