New take on the financial crisis culprits
While in no way defending the excesses that contributed to the credit crisis, and supporting the breaking up of “too big to fail” banks, his thesis is that most people do not understand the real contribution that the quant revolution in finance has ...
European Contagion Weighs Global Stocks; S&P 500 Index Declines to 8 Weeks ...
US stocks indices followed the varied trend in another slim, jerky session Friday, as investors were feared to enter the market ahead of the weekend and due to continuing uneasiness over the debt talks in the shared currency region as well as ...
Spain votes in general elections dominated by the country's financial crisis
Polls have pointed to defeat for the Socialists, with Mariano Rajoy's conservative PP elected to try and steer the country from financial crisis. Almost two years of recession have left Spain with a euro-zone high 21.5 per cent unemployment rate and a ...
Hedge funds: Managers wary of taking too much 'hot money'
Yet since the financial crisis hit in 2008, the industry has been all but transformed. A wave of private money flew out of hedge funds in the months after the collapse of Lehman Brothers and much has yet to return. Where money has come back, ...
County Chairman's view: County can't default on debt
There have also been some suggestions that we just default on this debt. This is really not a viable or even remotely necessary option for open discussion. We have enough financial resources in the near term to support this debt knowing that NIDA ...
University of Ga. to host conference on global financial crisis in US, Europe
The University of Georgia is holding a conference to look at the financial crisis in the US and Europe. The Dec. 9 conference will bring together scholars from across the country for three panels on how the global financial crisis will affect health ...
Escalating bond yields rings bells the debt contagion is haunting the region's ...
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Tensions continued to haunt markets amid worries the debt contagion is spreading across the euro region's largest economies as bond yields rose to record high last week. Despite the political changes seen in the two most highly indebted nations in the ...
US grand budget deal unlikely to pass
What about starting with a global default and banks nationalisations ? Sounds like a good solution to me. The content of this field will not be shown publicly. Khalys: What about starting with a global default and banks nationalisations ? ...
1 Through 30 – The Coming US Financial Crisis By The Numbers
Right Side News
Hopefully you have started to prepare for the coming US financial crisis. If not, hopefully this article will be a wake up call for you. Right now, governments all over Europe are on the verge of financial implosion. Most Americans aren't paying much ...
Prior Week: Summary Of The 7 Deadly Sins
The critical fault in that logic, as we warned at the time was that imposing losses was virtually guaranteed to cause the very thing they were seeking to prevent; a spike in all GIIPS borrowing costs and spread of the financial crisis to countries ...
Grains Week Ahead - Will sub-$6 corn lure Chinese demand?
Poor exports to weigh on grains * Contagion fears over euro zone debt * US debt-cutting panel faces deadline By KT Arasu CHICAGO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Fears of contagion in Europe's debt crisis and decision day for a panel on slashing the US budget ...
ECB's SMP - Inflation Bomb Or Blessing?
As the ECB currently tries to help PIIGS countries by keeping yields on government bonds down, it does so via the securities market programme (SMP). Rising rates on government bonds of course complicate the prospects for PIIGS governments to manage ...
IMF Can No Longer Avoid Larger Role In Resolving Europe Debt Crisis
WASHINGTON (Lesley Wroughton) - The International Monetary Fund is inserting itself more forcefully into Europe's efforts to resolve its debt crisis, hoping to stem a contagion that is spreading worldwide and threatening global growth. ...
Barclays: Chinese downside surprises may turn negative for base metals
But uncertainty over Europe and a weakening picture for Chinese export demand are denting the confidence of local consumers and the potential for contagion to spread from Europe is the biggest downside risk to base metals prices, said Barclays Capital ...
When Even the Clearing Houses Start to Malfunction
A financial crisis as painful and as dramatic as that of 2008 can tell you a lot about whose interests regulators really are concerned about. When stress in the markets reached acute levels, the regulators changed the rules to benefit the market makers ...
Panic Exhaustion: The Suspense Won't Kill Us
I still think that is possible, and the more time that passes, the greater the likelihood that of even a multiple PIIGS default will prove to be much less awful than the market currently fears. After all, the world has had almost a year and a half to ...
Europe debt crisis: Risks of global recession mount
WASHINGTON: Financial contagion from Europe is pushing global economies toward the brink, and the risks of slipping into worldwide recession are rising significantly. China's exports have plunged to half their year-ago levels. Factory orders in Germany ...
ICD poised to boost activity with SR1 billion SME fund
By MUSHTAK PARKER | ARAB NEWS In the wake of the impact of the continuing global financial crisis, the euro zone debt crisis and the so-called Arab Spring - and their economic impact on global and regional markets including member countries of the ...
Global companies investing in new deals and aquisitions
The National Newspaper
Post the global financial crisis, firms across the world are investing in equities again and working on new deals for mergers and acquisitions.
Saideman's Semi-Spew: Europe Suffers from Contagion
By Steve Saideman
Reality tends to undermine the efforts by academics to study discrete units, like countries, as dynamics tend to spread. Not just ethnic conflict and not just financial crises, but also the strange recent phenomenon of disgraced, failed politicians ...
Economist: Without big reforms, Detroit Will Default in 4 Months, File ...
By Adam Zientarski
(Courtesy of CNN) (CNN) — It's a race against the clock in Detroit. The home to America's Big Three automakers has until spring to straighten out its budget problems or...
Mobius: 'Next financial crisis is imminent' | Set You Free News
By Mario A.
Speaking to Forbes this week, Mobius, chief of the emerging markets department at Templeton Asset Management, said that “there is definitely going to be another financial crisis around the corner.” The reason? “We haven't solved any of the ...
Set You Free News
Examining The Big Lie The Elites Tell About The Financial Crisis ...
By Phoenix Woman
Barry Ritholz takes on the fatuous lie, expensively promoted by one-percenters like Michael Bloomberg, that US-government-supported housing programs caused a worldwide financial crisis: Here are key things we know based on data. Together, they present a series of tough hurdles for the big lie ... Further, the default rates in these areas should have been worse than other regions. What occurred was the exact opposite: The suburbs boomed and busted and went into foreclosure in ...
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