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Consider monetary compensation for organ donors

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

In view of the low take-up rate for organ donation, it may be time to revisit the issue of monetary compensation for donors (“ 183 more words

Current Affairs

Markets line in the sand on Memorial Day

As I wrote earlier this week, the adage of sell in May and go away, has to be on the table this year, more than ever. 252 more words


Many Americans can't foot the bill

Almost 46% of Americans would be hamstrung if an unexpected $400 bill showed up in the mail, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve. 234 more words


Indonesia central bank sees possibility of monetary easing in June

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Indonesia’s central bank sees the possibility of monetary easing if financial and macroeconomic stability can be maintained, governor Agus Martowardojo said on Wednesday. 86 more words

Money Matters

Monetary Policy: Channel of Transmission Mechanisms

Over the past decade, monetary policy has played a disproportional role in pursuing growth and inflation across the world, while structural reforms and fiscal policies have taken a back seat, arguably due to political gridlock that has plagued much of the world. 957 more words

What's going on in the derivative market?

I want to give up a primer on derivatives. These are esoteric contracts generally linking two or more securities in a “If … then” scenario. 388 more words


Revving up the May stock selling

Let’s look at “Sell in May and Go Away.”

The Dow and S&P 500 indices are in the green for the year — only marginally — at 0.4%. 231 more words