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Have our banks got better or instead have they got worse?

One of the fundamental issues of the credit crunch era is what to do about our banks? The Too Big To Fail or TBTF strategy has left us in a situation where the banking sector is one with a moral hazard at its core. 1,416 more words

General Economics

Day 97: Markets not surprised

$71.23 $1,691.13

So today was a slow day as the markets were awaiting the FOMC Meeting Minutes. The main headline was about an unlikely rate hike for June. 142 more words

The Japan Story

A Benjamin Cole post

If you don’t like quantitative easing, then consider this: The Nikkei 225, a broad measure of Japan’s stock market, is up 45.9% in the last 52 weeks. 536 more words

Benjamin Cole

Can the United States Federal Reserve raise interest-rates?

This evening we will see the latest set of meeting Minutes from the Federal Reserve Open Markets Committee which is the interest-rate and indeed Quantitative Easing arm of the US central bank. 1,379 more words

General Economics

Minyak Terseret Penguatan Dollar dan Outlook Pesimis

Monexnews – Pasar minyak mentah merosot ke level terendah tiga-pekan, tertekan penguatan Dollar AS danprediksi pesimis Goldman Sachs Group untuk beberapa bulan mendatang. 168 more words


Day 96: Calm before the FOMC

$6.41 $1,619.90

Not much to talk about today. We started off with a higher than expected Building Permits number of 1.14M vs 1.06M Exp. The data pushed the already bull dollar up for the day. 112 more words

Gold and silver regaining their luster?

Julian Phillips looks at the trans global economic data which has been supporting the latest run up in the gold and silver price

New York closed at $1,224.90 up $3.10 over Friday’s close. 460 more words