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The 2008 crash was a warm up.
Many investors think that we could never have a crash again. The 2008 melt-down was a one in 100 years episode, they think.
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Playing monetary games has done nothing to eliminate moral hazard.
If we step back and look at the past six years since the global financial meltdown of 2008, we see that in terms of financial and political power, nothing has changed–and that’s the problem.
The year 2008 proved to be a landmark in Europe’s economic meltdown, a year in which policy makers began to realise the true losses on loans advanced by banks across peripheral Europe. 916 more words
By Bernard Wainaina
Can international sovereign bonds change the way African governments manage public funds and stem
or end corruption?
The answer is yes and no. 607 more words
- Long-dated US sovereign bonds have arisen as one of this year’s strongest performing assets, eclipsing gains in the benchmark S&P 500 stock index and commodities including oil and gold. 24 more words
For the better part of two years, Argentina has been a byword for bad government finances. And investors have bet that it was the country most likely to default on its debt. 319 more words