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China in numbers: beans means trouble as commodity markets highlight rising credit risks | The Times

500,000 . . . is the total tonnage of soya bean cargoes on which Chinese importers have defaulted recently, unsettling markets already nervous about the world’s second biggest economy. 465 more words

China Alert

The American Dream, credit crunch and YOLO

I want to start this blog with a dream that most, if not all of us have (I believe you are in denial of you claim this doesn’t apply to you). 811 more words

Minimum Profit Margin A Good Idea?

I often hear people saying, “competition is good for the consumer.” But is it? Of course they’re talking about speeding up innovation and driving prices down. 780 more words


China's Regulators Show Their Nervousness About Real Estate Defaults

ALLOWING TWO REAL estate development firms to raise capital through private share placements hints at stress the property sector is putting on China’s shadow banking system. 348 more words


Illusion of Modern Banking System

Slavery never ended,it just changed its form. The myth of modern day banking system is so simple and in your face that it is hard to belive that the entire world had been fooled for over 80 years. 987 more words


Will economic recovery scupper Labour's chances?

“We’ve ended boom & bust.”

“The Chancellor has cut too far and too fast.”

“The economy is flat-lining.”

“The economic recovery is weak.”

“The economic recovery is unbalanced.” 626 more words

David Ellesmere

Credit Crunch: End Of The Beginning?

It is now seven years since the first signs of strain and balance sheet writedowns signalled trouble in the US subprime mortgage market. A few months later – in June 2007 – the first credit rating downgrades of securities backed by pools of these mortgages occurred.  1,008 more words