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How is the US economy managing to power ahead of Europe?

  • What are the predicted growth rates for the US, UK and the eurozone?

  • How have gas prices in Europe compared to the US? Why?

  • How have gas prices affected inflation in each country or region?

  • How have industrial specialities affected economic growth in each country or region?

  • How have equity and venture capital markets in the US affected growth? How does this differ from European access to capital?

Ariel Slonim at MRU Econinbox

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