Posts Tagged ‘newsflash1’

Putin in his own words.

Vladimir Putin faced a barrage of tricky questions in France from the media ahead of his meeting with world leaders at the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings. Here are his best replies on key issues: Ukraine, Crimea, relations with the US, and others. READ...

Faith and Scepticism in Markets. Sveriges Riksbank Prize 2013. By T. Sabri Öncü.

The 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, wrongly called the Nobel in Economics, has evoked much comment about the apparently contradictory perspectives of two of the winners, Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller. The third, and least known among the winners, Lars Hansen, has probably...

Vice President Biden on Globalization. Very Interesting.

Vice President Biden speaks on the economy at Pratt & Whitney’s Singapore-based engine overhaul facility.  

Yuning Gao: The Future of China and the RMB – A Historical Perspective.

Dr. Yuning Gao, a post-doctoral research associate at Cambridge Finance’s Centre for Financial History at the University of Cambridge, speaking about the future of China and the RMB. Gao looks at these issues from the perspective of economic history. Should China internationalize the RMB? Will...

ISON: Comet of the Century?

As “big” as the Moon?! Astronomers are keeping a close eye on a newly-discovered Comet ISON, which could become visible in broad daylight later this year when it skims through the atmosphere of the sun. ” If the comet survives–a big IF–it could emerge glowing as brightly...

FED board discusses Basel III openly.

All you wanted to know about the official position of the FED regarding Basel III and in particular about the capital requirements for “too big to fail” (or systemic, as they call them) institutions. The meeting was held on the 2nd of July 2013. :...

George Soros endorses CIA investigation.

In the letter below sent today you can read him in his own words, below them a video on his call. _______________ Dear Friends, Ghost flights, black sites, and stories of appalling abuse. Please take a minute to watch Amrit Singh of the Open Society...

Prime Minister David Cameron’s EU Speech.

The challenges come not from within this continent but outside it. From the surging economies in the East and South. Of course a growing world economy benefits us all, but we should be in no doubt that a new global race of nations is underway...

Behind the Scenes of International Banking Regulation, by Janine Wedel.

Five years into the Great Recession, discussion and political fights continue about the right approach to international banking supervision. How to avert the next financial crisis or at the very least lessen its damage? Given the topic’s importance, surprising little research exists on the two...

A Must See: Open FED Board Meeting.

Discussing the matter of the risk of large foreign financial Institutions in the USA banking sector, their supervision, regulation and Basel III,  and their role in the global Economy gave the FED board the opportunity to open its doors to the public. Both, the matter discussed and...