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November 18, 2013 China’s Bold, Contradictory ReformSource: Bloomberg
Call it policy presentation with Chinese characteristics. After the meeting of its leadership last week, China’s Communist Party issued a muddled communique that aroused no great excitement. Then, on the weekend, well ahead of...
November 18, 2013 Banks to repay 3.6 billion euros of crisis loans: ECBSource: Reuters
Banks will next week return 3.59 billion euros ($4.8 billion) of crisis loans early to the European Central Bank, the ECB said on Friday, a lower than expected total as a recent rate cut makes it more attractive to hold on to the...
November 18, 2013 Investors Weigh End Game in Bond RallySource: Wall Street Journal
Smart analysts have been warning for years that the bottom could fall out of the surging bond market. They were wrong. Bond yields went to unprecedented lows, pushing bond prices to unprecedented highs, and just kept going. The...
November 18, 2013 Warren Buffett's 10 favorite stocksSource: USA Today
Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history. The chief executive officer and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) has navigated numerous bull and bear markets, becoming a multibillionaire in the...
November 18, 2013 Swiss outrage over executive pay sparks a movement in EuropeSource: Reuters
Here’s an idea for how to end corporate greed and reverse the trend of growing income inequality worldwide: impose a new rule that would limit the pay of top executives to just 12 times that of the lowest-paid employees at the...
November 18, 2013 It's Economic Inequality Stupid -- What to Do About the Biggest Crisis Facing AmericaSource: Huff Post
In 1992, the Clinton for President campaign is said to have had a poster on the wall of its war room that read: It's the Economy Stupid. The object of the slogan was to keep the campaign on task. Its goal was to make sure that...
November 18, 2013 Fed’s Rosengren Says Banks With Broker-Dealer Units Pose RisksSource: Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said big international banks with broker-dealer operations pose risks to financial stability, and regulators need to ensure the firms hold sufficient capital.
November 18, 2013 Geithner Joins Warburg in Shift to Buyouts From BailoutsSource: Bloomberg
As Treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner oversaw the bailouts of the country’s biggest banks, brought down by hundreds of billions of mortgage securities the lenders had bought to boost profit.
November 15, 2013 European Markets Mixed Despite Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen's Dovish Stance
International Business Times - European markets outside Germany opened higher on 15 November, and witnessed mixed trade thereafter, even after dovish remarks from US Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen, who is set to head the...
November 15, 2013 Conference Board LEI for the U.S. Up in September
pcbdesign007.com - îThe Conference Boardî Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.7% in September to 97.1 (2004 = 100), following a 0.7% increase in August, and a 0.4% increase in July. "The September...
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