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Indonesia’s Investment Climate by Rani Jarkas

Indonesia has become a favorite emerging country for international investors, as ongoing reforms in areas such as macroeconomic framework, banking supervision, accounting standards, transparency and governance issues by the government have enhanced the local investment climate. 285 more words

Rani Jarkas

S&P 500: Still Trading Below 2000 A Decade From Now?

The stock market continues to rise like an unstoppable rocket. On Thursday, stocks as measured by the S&P 500 Index marked yet another new all-time high at 1987. 99 more words

Market Outlook

How Likely Is Financial Collapse?

The financial crisis of 2008 was the biggest shock to our financial system since the Great Depression of the 1930s.  It caused a deep recession from which we are still recovering.  371 more words

Jack Heidel

Times Are Good – For Investment Bankers, Anyway

Jim Naureckas writes for Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting:

‘Time magazine (7/17/14–subscription required) has some good news for you, courtesy of investment banker and former Clinton Treasury official Roger Altman: “Surprise: The Economy Isn’t as Bad as You Think.” 38 more words


Citigroup Just Bought a $7 Billion Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card

Robert Scheer reports for Truthdig:

‘Barack Obama’s Justice Department on Monday announced that Citigroup would pay $7 billion in fines, a move that will avoid a humiliating trial dealing with the seamy financial products the bank had marketed to an unsuspecting public, causing vast damage to the economy. 73 more words


Serious Fraud Office launches criminal probe into forex manipulation

Ben Chu reports for The Independent:

‘The Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into allegations London bankers rigged key foreign exchange benchmarks for profit, the agency announced today .  200 more words


Who is paying the costs of Seán FitzPatrick’s successful defence?

Earlier this year I was in Courtroom 19 of Dublin’s Circuit Criminal Court as the jurors in the Anglo Irish Bank trial concluded their deliberations. 416 more words

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