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Greek stock market suffers second day of losses

ATHENS, Greece – The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, with banks shares down the most.

The main index was down 4 per cent soon after the start of trading Tuesday. 95 more words


Other Economic Lessons the US Can Learn from Greece

Last week the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation held a hearing for which I was asked to address the lessons that the United States can learn from the Greek financial crisis.   566 more words

Slow Recovery

Puerto Rico's Financial Woes Force Thousands To Leave

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most tables are empty at Walter Martin’s coffee shop in San Juan’s colonial district. His brow is furrowed with concern and glistens with sweat in the sweltering Caribbean morning. 957 more words

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Chapter 1, Lesson 1: The Art of Making Things Happen

Welcome to New to the Street, a blog dedicated to exploring the world of finance and educating everyone on the financial markets, and how you can make money from them. 1,472 more words


Greece's tourism industry is showing signs of life

Are there any signs of the Greek financial crisis on Rhodes’ sandy beaches or in the island’s medieval city? Any queues of pensioners at ATMs or street protests against the new bailout agreement? 690 more words

Welcome to the Fed's Casino

“What Happens in the Fed’s Vegas …Spreads Everywhere.”

The article below focuses on the role of traders as the middle men between buyers and sellers of financial securities and the inefficiencies they generate from excessive churning.

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Let’s talk about Debt, Baby: Student Loan Series Vol. I

What do student loans, the 2008 bank bailout and credit card debt have in common? They all have cost Americans dearly. What are their differences? In America, if you are a banker on Wall Street that crashes the global economy or a person who cannot pay off their credit card bill, we’ll bail you out and forgive you for your sins.  2,095 more words