ANNE DOLGANOS PICKER, MBA, is Econoday Online's Chief Economist, specializing in international economics. By observing the major international economic indicators and central bank activities and then applying them to financial market events, she provides insightful analysis of the Group of Seven countries and the European Monetary Union for Econoday readers. Besides her weekly International Perspective article, she also contributes a monthly article to the short take features. Picker is an integral part of the strategic planning team at Econoday for both U.S. and international product development. She also teaches an online course on Issues in Global Investing for the University of Illinois at Chicago MBA program.
List of Illustrations.
List of Tables.
A Brief Introduction to the Financial Markets.
About the Author.
PART ONE: Central Banks.
Chapter 1: An Overview of Central Banks.
Chapter 2: Bank of England.
Chapter 3: European Union and the European Central Bank.
Chapter 4: Bank of Japan.
Chapter 5: Bank of Canada.
Chapter 6: Reserve Bank of Australia.
Chapter 7: People’s Bank of China.
PART TWO: Economic Indicators.
Chapter 8: An Overview of International Economic Indicators.
Chapter 9: European Indicators: Eurostat and National Statistics.
Chapter 10: UK Indicators.
Chapter 11: Japanese Indicators.
Chapter 12: Canadian Indicators.
Chapter 13: Australian Indicators.
Chapter 14: Chinese Indicators.
Appendix A: Key Indicators by Country and Issuing Agencies.
Appendix B: National Income and Product Accounts vs. System of National Accounts.
Appendix C: Industrial Classification Systems.