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First fix inflation then expect India's IIP to improve

Jan 10, 2014

First fix inflation then expect India's IIP to improve

In a scenario where consumers decided to save more the money would land up in banks. Banks would suddenly have more money, leading to lower interest rates. Lower interest rates would mean that businesses would borrow and invest more. #Inflation #ConnectTheDots #IIP #Maruti Suzuki #John Maynard Keynes #Great Depression #industrial index production #Jean-Baptiste Gay #John Kenneth Galbraith
JPMorgan agrees to pay $13 billion to US over bad mortgages

Oct 20, 2013

JPMorgan agrees to pay $13 billion to US over bad mortgages

JPMorgan Chase & Company has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. #United States #Financial crisis #CompanyWatch #Great Depression #JPMorgan Chase & Company
Twilight of central banking: Why gold remains the best hope

May 28, 2013

Twilight of central banking: Why gold remains the best hope

The conditions prevailing today are similar to 1975-76, when gold prices crashed before rising spectacularly by eight times #Inflation #Gold #Central bank #Deflation #Great Depression #The Gold Bug
Currency wounds fresh, but protectionism talk all muted

Sep 10, 2011

Currency wounds fresh, but protectionism talk all muted

According to the World Trade Organisation, only 1-2 percent of world commerce has been affected since the onset of the crisis by trade curbs of one sort or another. #United States #ToWhatEffect #Globalization #trade #Great Depression #Protectionism
The big day: Bernanke the last hope of a desperate market

Aug 26, 2011

The big day: Bernanke the last hope of a desperate market

The Fed is widely seen as the only major policy player that operates independently of politics and looks to be the only government institution in which the markets have any faith. #Ben Bernanke #Financial crisis #WhatNext #Deflation #Government debt #Great Depression

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The big day: Bernanke the last hope of a desperate market

Sep 21, 2014

Inspirational 91-year-old campaigner in tears calling on next generation to fight for welfare state

Brave Harry Leslie Smith sobbed as he told the Labour conference of his sister's death in abject poverty during the Great Depression of the 1930...
The big day: Bernanke the last hope of a desperate market

Sep 21, 2014

The trauma of the economic meltdown is still felt

Some of our grandparents who lived through the Great Depression and lost everything were emotionally scarred for life. Now, six years after the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, millions.....
The big day: Bernanke the last hope of a desperate market

Sep 16, 2014

Depression in parents can be difficult to spot

Mums and dads struggling to cope often put on a brave face but they need to ask for help, writes Dr Claire Hayes. Parenting can be wonderful and it can be challenging. As the child grows, the challenges will change but probably not lessen. Pressures ...