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(P&I) Extreme Economics - Brazil IBRX 50

Drama. The US government isn’t going to give us any more money for borrowing our US dollar this year but that’s not the preference of the entrenched wealth which always wants more… 2,137 more words

The Business Of Societal Innovation And Enterprise

The equity markets have been hijacked - please return them immediately

We are so used to our surroundings that we do not appear to notice that the equity market has gradually lost its original function and turned into a non-scientific and highly unnatural bogus arrangement. 100 more words


Monetary Policy Should Focus On Price Stability

  • Policy should aim to decrease risk of costly crises
  • Generally more costs than benefits fixing crises with monetary policy
  • Micro, macroprudential policy, regulation best to prevent crises…
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Emerging Markets

Allowances for loans and lease losses (ALLL) - Part 1

The Allowances for Loans and Lease Losses (ALLL) is a valuation reserve established and maintained by charges against the bank’s operating income. As a valuation estimate, it is an estimate of uncollectible amounts that is used to reduce the book value of loans and leases to the amount that is expected to be collected.  446 more words


Knight Frank - European Breakfast Update 2015

As the European commercial property market continues to gain positive momentum, Knight Frank’s regional specialists look at the current market conditions and outlook for the region. First published on 17/09/2015


JLL - Are we in a property bubble?

Despite near zero interest rates & a QE-fuelled debt market, Robert Stassen, JLL Head of European Capital Markets Research, explains why buyers are still disciplined and pricing remains rational


Value at Risk and LTCM: A cautionary tale of reductive bias

In the year 1994, an all-star team  was assembled. Two intelligent quants from academia, the former head of the bond group at the Saloman brothers, a former Fed-reserve chairman, an ex-Harvard professor and a bunch of former Salamon traders formed a firm called Long Term Capital Management, attracting some of the big banks like Merrill Lynch, Julius Baer and UBS, with a minimum investment size of $10 million. 707 more words