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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

Jul 14, 2014

Citigroup paying $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Citigroup agreed on Monday to pay $7 billion to resolve allegations it lied to investors about risky mortgage-backed securities that contributed to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression...
The big day: Bernanke the last hope of a desperate market

Jul 16, 2014

Stony Brook Film Festival: The features and shorts you shouldn't miss

If there's a theme to this year's Stony Brook Film Festival, it's this: You snooze, you lose. The festival's 19th edition, which packs 17 features and 20 shorts into 10 days, runs the gamut -- from a light Irish comedy to a Middle East documentary to... #Middle East #Ashley Judd #Fionnula Flanagan #Ray Liotta #Ralph Macchio #Seth Green #Bebe Neuwirth #Joe Pantoliano #Netflix #RPM, Inc. #Daphne Rubin-Vega
The big day: Bernanke the last hope of a desperate market

Jul 20, 2014

Loneliness: a silent plague that is hurting young people most

For young Britons, loneliness is an epidemic and they are even more likely to fall victim to its insidious dangers than the elderly Loneliness has finally become a hot topic last month, the Office for National Statistics found Britain to be the lonel... #Europe #University of Chicago #United Kingdom #Office for National Statistics