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Is the Gold Market in a Bubble—Lessons from the Past

http://www.accomacinn.com/?falos=promotion-code-bdswiss Table 1 shows the price of gold during the six recessions since 1973.6 For five of the six recessions, the price of gold increased by the end of the recession. The price also remained higher three years after the end of the recession compared to pre-recession prices. The exception was […]

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The SEC’s New Proposal on Money Market Funds

go site On June 15, 2013 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a proposal to reform Rule 2a-7 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 affecting money market funds (MMFs).  The proposal seeks to prevent a recurrence of the “breaking of the buck” by the Reserve Primary Fund on September 16, […]

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The Fall of the Rupee – and the Flight to Safety?

http://lokoli.com/?rtyt=site-de-rencontre-gratuit-moins-de-30-ans&f8e=eb The Indian rupee has been making headlines in the recent weeks as its price depreciated from a high of $0.5329 on May 2 to $0.6317 on August 20, a decline of over 18.5%. Some economists are predicting that the situation is likely to get worse in the near future. Barclays […]

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International ETFs and Declining Currencies – Should You be Concerned?

ثنائي الخيار الروبوت لا يعمل The recent strength of the dollar against several emerging market currencies has reduced the returns of investments specialized in overseas stocks, bonds and exchange traded funds (ETFs).  Between January and mid-September, the Indian rupee depreciated over 17%, Brazilian Real 11%, Indonesian rupiah 17%, Turkish Lira 12% and the South African […]

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Comparing The 2008 Crisis With Past Recessions

rencontre homme aigues mortes Fast forwarding to the future, the IP/TAX ratios has been below 13% during the current recession. In comparison, the average IP/TAX was 17% during 1980–2011, 20% in 1980–1995 and 14% in 1996–2006. This suggests, from a historical perspective, that the current levels of debt are manageable, provided interest rates remain […]

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Public Exchanges, Alternative Trading Systems and Dark Pools – They Can Co-exist

single essen vegetarisch On October 2, 2013 the new SEC Commissioner, Mary Jo White, announced at a trade conference that the SEC will examine the role of self-regulation by public exchanges that include the NYSE Euronext and the NASDAQ OMX. Bankers and brokerage firms have long complained of the inherent conflict for these […]

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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ETFs: Yet to Become Popular

je suis a la recherche de ma fille Exchange traded funds or ETFs have grown in significant numbers over the past 20 years since the first ETF was issued in 1993 by State Street Advisors titled “SPDR” which tracked the S&P 500 index. The Investment Company Institute reports that the number of ETFs in August 2013 exceeded 1,260 […]

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The Libor Scandal And The Proposed Reforms

http://thenovello.com/alfondie/elkos/2816 Introduction: Defining LIBOR The recent LIBOR scandal has shocked the global financial community,not only for the brazen and egregious behavior of the traders but to learn that a deep and liquid instrument could be subject to abuse. Currently, over $300 trillion worth of assets are linked to the LIBOR, equivalent […]

|April 5th, 2013|Comments Off
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U.S. Banks Should Move Away From Libor

https://www.jasonrjohnston.com/pixta/pixta/2066 Introduction As the LIBOR scandal escalates and more banks are roped into the investigations, the British government is pushing through legislation incorporating the recommendation set forth by the Wheatley review.[1] They include appointing a new administrator to replace the British Bankers Association as the rate-setter for LIBOR and making it […]

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Fed Policy and the Dollar

go here Ben Bernanke’s recent assurance of continuing the policy of quantitative easing has weakened the dollar against most major currencies. The Euro appreciated against the dollar from $1.2825 to $1.3262 in the three week period July 8 and July 21. During the same period, the English pound strengthened against the dollar […]

| |April 3rd, 2013|Comments Off