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Shoot Now, Ask Later

Since the start of 2016, investor sentiment has led to a shoot now, ask questions later mentality. In the court of economic justice, all stocks have been convicted guilty of recession despite the evidence and defense that proves the economy innocent. 710 more words

Themes - Trends

"On Economic Stupidity": How Little Many People Who Would Be President Have Learned From The Past

Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign famously focused on “the economy, stupid.” But macroeconomic policy — what to do about recessions — has been largely absent from this year’s election discussion. 802 more words

Paul Ryan

The War On Cash Is About To Go Into Hyperdrive

By Graham Summers – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

The global Central Banks have declared War on Cash.

Historically, one of the safest things to do when the markets begin to collapse is to move a significant portion of your holdings to cash. 1,017 more words

Monetary Policy

13 Feb 2016 (AFR) - Why we should care when Sweden's central bank cuts rates

(13 February 2016, AFR, p13, by James Chessell)

‘A decision by Sweden’s central bank to cut its main interest rate even further below zero was enough to plunge global sharemarkets into another day of turmoil. 55 more words

1.Market Observations

Retail Sales Barely Beats Expectations - Interest Rates Are Low!

Retail Sales, ex Auto, barely beats expectations with a .1% increase from December 2015. Not a very robust number to say the least. However the markets seem to like it… 126 more words

Real Estate

February 5 - February 11, 2016

Negative yielding government bonds. Lending to Emerging Markets hits the brakes. Japanese 10-year bond crosses the zero bound.

Three key articles that stand out this week are 1) Elaine Moore, Robin Wigglesworth, and Leo Lewis’ … 1,336 more words

NTH :: EPFO planning one time bonus of Rs 750 crore for its subscribers in FY16

By Yogima Sharma | ET Bureau | 11 Feb, 2016, 07.00AM IST | Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation is considering doling out a Rs 750 crore bonus to its subscribers for 2015-16 instead of raising the interest rate, a first of its kind move that could translate into double-digit returns for crores of workers on their retirement funds. 375 more words

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