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Why higher interest rates are the biggest threat to the global economy

Whenever asked what is the greatest risk to the global economy I often reply that the answer to this question can be found right in our own backyards. 585 more words


Bank of Canada Keeps Interest Rates The Same

On May 25th, the Bank of Canada announced its trend-setting overnight lending rate would remain at 0.5 per cent. The advertised five-year lending rate is 4.64 per cent, which is the same as one year ago. 93 more words

Mortgage Information

This Fed President Says Markets Are 'Well-Prepared' for a Summer Rate Hike

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday global markets appear to be “well-prepared” for a summer interest rate hike from the Fed, although he did not specify a date for the policy move. 357 more words


Debt To Escape Velocity

By Andy Sutton & Graham Mehl – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

One of the biggest buzz-terms of the falsetto, faux recovery has been ‘escape velocity’. If there are any NASA engineers left, they can correct me, but I believe the term was used in physics or perhaps rocket science to describe the velocity an object must reach to break the hold of the Earth’s gravity. 2,600 more words

GDP & Employment

Speculation on Timing for US Rate Hike Remains a Key Market Driver

Given the lack of any near-term drivers, indices across geographies have focussed on the expected monetary policy action in the US. So far, any indication of an imminent rate hike has spooked the markets. 842 more words


Surrender Claims: cause & effects to Life Insurers.

Insurance has a crucial role to play in every economy. In Ghana, there have been a number of disasters resulting in loss of life and property. 750 more words


Interest Rates.

Interest rates: What are the factors affecting it?

Interest rates have recently got the curiosity of the common man. I think and many would support my thought that Inflation has played an important role in fuelling this curiosity. 878 more words