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The Human Factor in Corporate Loan Quality

The syndicated loan market is one of the largest sources of financing for U.S. firms. This market has experienced tremendous growth over the past 20 years. 1,179 more words

Finance & Economics

Trump's Great Gatsby Government Will Be a Gift to the Rich

Nomi Prins writes for The Guardian:

[…] Despite all his populist slogans, Trump was born with a golden spoon in his mouth. He understands having money because he never had to understand… 213 more words


Record Ice Growth In Greenland Continues — By Rudy Heller, not Hank Phillips

Greenland’s surface has been gaining about three billion tons of ice every day since September 1, blowing away all prior records for ice gain. Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Mass Budget: DMI Meanwhile, fake news sites like the Guardian continue to lie about Greenland (and everything else.) Tweet…

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Political Economy And Ethical Values

Global Financial Markets Plunged Into Chaos As Italy Overwhelmingly Votes ‘No’

Italian voters have embraced the global trend of rejecting the established world order, but the “no” vote on Sunday has plunged global financial markets into a state of utter chaos.  1,081 more words


Understanding Runs in the Shadow Banking System

There are two established explanations for bank runs: coordination problems among depositors and information asymmetries between bank managers and depositors.  In a new paper, “Information Gaps and Shadow Banking,” forthcoming in the Virginia Law Review and available… 1,042 more words

Securities Regulation

Descaso no Brasil

Navios de guerra disparavam caminhões na baía de Guanabara no ano 1893, marcada por uma crise econômica global. Uma parte desta crise emanava das políticas monetárias adotadas nos EUA. 645 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

Stephen Hawking: This Is The Most Dangerous Time For Our Planet

Stephen Hawking writes for The Guardian:

As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the world’s great universities. 187 more words

Financial Crisis