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The Central Question Posed by the Great Crash

The Great Crash posed one question for this country: who would bear the losses? Would it be the banks that caused the problems? The officers, directors and shareholders of those banks? Their careless counterparties? The investors who bought the fraudulent real estate mortgage-backed securities and the complex spin-offs? The owners of capital who threw money into hedge funds and other exotic investments expecting a geyser of money in return? No.
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‘Sanctions risk oil's flash crash’

Business & Finance : Business Report (3 years ago)

Soaring oil prices and the loss of exports from South Sudan, Syria and Iran pose awkward questions for investors and policymakers. ||| Soaring oil prices and the loss of exports from South Sudan, Syria and Iran pose awkward question... Read Post

Can QE Prop Up Asset Prices Forever?

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (53 minutes ago)

Submitted by Chris Hunter via Acting man blog, Popular Myths and a Shrinking Work Force It’s not just voters who buy into popular myths. Many investors do too. Few have wider appeal than the myth that central banks can create econom... Read Post

PROOF: While The Bank Of Japan Goes 'Full-QE-Retard', Japanese Investors Are Hoarding Physical Gold

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (3 hours ago)

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has had an extremely busy past few weeks. After increasing the sales tax rate earlier this year which caused the GDP to contract by more than 7%, the Bank of Japan announced earlier this month it wo... Read Post


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