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On mega mine, Qld Government should avoid taking equity risk for just a return on debt

Financial journalist Trevor Sykes would frequently point out that the problem with lending to highly-leveraged companies is that you can effectively take on equity risk while only receiving a return on debt. 235 more words


Another senior executive is set to leave Deutsche Bank

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

John Gallo, Deutsche Bank’s US fixed income sales chief, is set to leave the bank after just 20 months in the role, according to people with knowledge of the situation. 232 more words

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Ρίτσαρντ Γκιρ: «Ολοι έχουμε ένα κομμάτι Ελλάδας μέσα μας!»


Είναι απόγευμα και η έκφραση «κάθομαι σε αναμμένα κάρβουνα» αδυνατεί να περιγράψει επαρκώς την κατάστασή μου. Κοιτάζω συνεχώς το ρολόι μου, έχω ταχυπαλμία, το στομάχι μου πονάει, ο λαιμός μου έχει στεγνώσει.


Why China may be headed for a massive bank bailout

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Moody’s Investors Service downgraded China’s credit ratings on Wednesday for the first time in nearly 30 years, saying it expects the financial strength of the economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise. 1,019 more words

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The Untold Story Behind Saudi Arabia’s 41-Year U.S. Debt Secret

From Bloomberg, 2016

How a legendary bond trader from Salomon Brothers brokered a do-or-die deal that reshaped U.S.-Saudi relations for generations.

“…In April, Saudi Arabia warned it would start selling as much as $750 billion in Treasuries and other assets if Congress passes a bill allowing the kingdom to be held liable in U.S. 78 more words

Thesis: Classism, credit & capitalism: The ties that bind debt and inequality

After making my acquaintance with Jerika L. Heinzé at the Radboud SCR PhD Day I was most interested in her master thesis, which also engages with the crossroads between consumer debt and societal inequality. 208 more words


May 25, 2017

If you were to read only one thing…

WSJ – China’s Downgrade: It’s Not Just About the Government – Anjani Trivedi 5/24

  • “In a sign of the times, Moody’s has cut China’s credit rating for the first time in nearly three decades.
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