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Lebanon’s Bonds Market Amid 2017’s Key Global Themes

According to the Morningstar, “bond markets remained steady for 2017.”

This report chooses to highlight the performance of bonds in the Lebanese, US, and EU markets. 108 more words


Economic Warfare

First Posted on September 19, 2012 by Solomon Appiah

Economic warfare has been around for a while and has been used by world powers to gain leverage in world affairs so as to meet national interests. 1,741 more words


Venezuela: Is Maduro driving down bond prices to buy them back on the cheap?


By Daniel Cancel

November 8, 2017, 9:52 AM EST

  • Maduro may be driving down price of bonds to buy them back

  • ‘Our own suspicions tend more towards a more brutal endgame’

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Aaand It's Gone: Venezuelan Bond Investors Brace for Steep Losses on Sovereign Default

Venezuelan sovereign credit default swaps have priced-in imminent default.

The end game for economic policy gems such as “deficits don’t matter,” “printing money for the people,” and “corruption is the cost of doing business” is here. 160 more words

Emerging Markets

A Ponzi scheme feeding on a Ponzi scheme: the 2008 crisis revisited

The former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, recently published his memoirs, My Life, Our Times. The 2008 global financial crisis (GFC) coincided with the final stages of Brown’s career as a politician, and any economic decision made by politicians today must avoid repeating the mistakes which led to that crisis. 3,796 more words

The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions