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Final crisis in Turkey Could Deepen as 'it did in Venezuala'

Radio Interview with Sputnik and published on 15 August 2018 https://sptnkne.ws/jsg3

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a boycott on electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington, which has helped drive the lira to record lows. 484 more words


One Way the Next Crisis Will Look a Lot Like 2008

TEN YEARS AFTER the weekend that upended the financial world, its most important lessons lie not in what has changed, vast and profound though that is, but in what hasn’t changed. 771 more words


How The Trade War Helps Hide Central Bank Sabotage Of The Economy

Almost every aspect of the global economic downturn, which started ostensibly in 2007-2008 and is still ongoing to this day, can be traced back to the actions and policies of central banks. 144 more words

Economic News

'The world turned upside down': How the global economy was hit by the crisis

David Young

For the global economy, it was the best of times, and then it was the worst of times.  Buoyed by very strong growth in emerging markets, the global economy boomed in the mid-2000s.  1,480 more words


20 Sept 2018 (TheAge) - Ignorance will drive next crisis - We're doubling down on the errors that caused the financial crisis a decade ago

(20 September 2018, The Age, Business, p27, by Juliet Samuel, Telegraph, London)

‘Everyone has their favourite theory about the financial crisis. It is now ten years… 144 more words

1.Market Observations

Ten Years on - my Monday Column

A pdf version of this post is available Ten Years on – my Monday Column

On September 15, 2008, the collapse of Lehman brothers set off a shockwave that rippled out right across the world economy. 3,322 more words

World Economy

'Running for the exit’: How cross-border bank lending fell

Neeltje van Horen

Cross-border bank lending fell dramatically in the aftermath of Lehman Brothers’ failure as funding constraints forced banks to reduce their foreign exposures… 1,220 more words

Financial Stability