IMF trims global growth forecast

IMF trims global growth forecastInternational Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks ahead of the 2014 IMF/World Bank Annual meeting. (AP/Susan Walsh)(Photo: Susan Walsh AP)The International Monetary Fund trimmed its forecast for global economic growth on Tuesday, underscoring the widening divide between the accelerating U.S. recovery and stagnation or a slowdown in the euro zone and Asia.The disparity is likely to take center stage as 188 central bankers and foreign m…

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Espresso and Pizza

Espresso and Pizza

I don’t normally post about vehicles themselves, but I am endlessly fascinated by the industry, and constantly surprised to learn of new niches. On the finance side, I’m amazed at the variety of vendors that show up at conferences such as those sponsored by Auto Finance News. One of these years I’ll make it to SEMA (the Speciality Equipment Market Association), which by reputation has both the credible and the incredible. But back to my topic: once in a while I do find products – or rather niches, I’m not a “car guy” – that intrigue.

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