In this post-crisis era, it¹s easy to cringe at the notion of easing lending standards. But the recent increase in business loans is actually a sign that the credit crunch is fading and the economy is improving.
Chief information officers and IT managers clearly have their heads in the cloud these days. Enterprise spending on cloud computing could rise to $235 billion by 2017, up from $78.2 billion in 2011.
Emerging market currencies have made up their losses from earlier this year, triggering a comeback in the carry trade.