Thoughts on Global Agenda


An Economy Blog by Arzu Alvan

Thoughts on the Global Agenda is an economy blog. What you wonder about the dynamics of the global economy is often analyzed. Can we predict global crises? What are the indicators for this? What does the Fed’s often pronounced QE (quantitative easing) actually mean?

We call the system that we have been in for about a quarter of a thousand year, the money
economy. How much do we know about the functioning of this system, which operates from
every economic relationship, behavior and social structure that goes on around us, to political structures and even cultures? Is the system we call money economy, popularly known as capitalism, evolving now?

So the money economy is over? Is it finishing? So, what will be the structure and operation of the new system to be implemented?

Any idea about the PMI index? Well, do we know that the PMI index, which stands for
purchasing managers’ index, is one of the important indicators used in the use of production capacities and growth forecasts in the coming periods? How do we read and interpret the PMI index?

Economics has terms specific to its science. These terms are not easy to be known and
understood by people who do not have an academic knowledge of economics. As this is the
case, it is very difficult for people who have not received this training to consciously follow
the policy decisions and trends taken regarding the economy, and to determine behavior by
understanding and interpreting what happened.

If the economy is a phenomenon that we as individuals affect and are affected by in our life, knowing, understanding and interpreting it helps us to be more conscious in our individual economic decisions.

Although economic commentators often try to close this gap, they still do not have to worry
about the understanding of the terms they use.

Currency crises are not common in developed countries because they have strong currencies. Strong money means strong economy. Therefore, the volatility of dollar and euro exchange rates is very important for these countries. Rates are also related to the Fed’s interest rate and QE decisions. At this point, it is also important how the Fed’s QE decisions, taper decisions, repo and reverse repo transactions will affect the exchange rates and the prices of commodities such as gold and silver.

The digital economy, in which the money economy we are in, is starting to transform, is
another important issue. The digital economy has started to take shape with the development of technology. Issues such as digital currencies, which are complementary to the digital economy, and the transfer of economy markets to online environments are among the curious ones.

What are the global crisis indicators? Shiller PE ratio, Buffet indicator, Fragility index,
reverse repo, Capitalization rate, market ballooning are just some of the things that are

Right here, all these curiosities are explained in the most understandable and clear way in
Arzu Alvan’s Economic Blog under the title of “Thoughts on the Global Agenda“.

It is time to meet with Arzu Alvan Economy Blog , which explains the global economic and
financial indicators with daily comments, teaches and interprets how to read these indicators. In this blog, we don’t give you fish, we teach you how to fish. See you on the blog.


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