Day: June 3, 2015

East Asia Leads Way in Lackluster Global Growth

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS—Amid modest economic growth worldwide, East Asia still leads the way. That’s according to the UN’s updated “World Economic Situation Prospects” where the global economic growth is expected to register 2.8 percent this year, a downward revision of 0.3 percent from an earlier forecast. Yet East

Old Stuff

Last week I had the opportunity to tell of my trip to Chicago where I saw a Mold-A-Rama, a fifty year old vending machine that made plastic dinosaurs in front of your eyes. Seeing it, in turn, made me think of memories of the 1965 New York World’s Fair where I first saw it when