Other than government bonds? That's a rhetorical question. They can. David Andolfatto has gone over to the Dark Side, and all the lefty keynesians are celebrating their new convert to Big Government Deficits. (Tongue in cheek warning.) Not so fast....
Categories: Happy celebration of International Workers' Day created to commemorate the Haymarket affair in Chicago and /or ancient pagan ceremony of fertility and fresh growth and / or Spring Bank Holiday introduced to the UK in 1978! Given it is a Bank Holiday in the UK, we aren’t going to publish too much here today. Show More Summary
Under the TPP or the TTIP (the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership under negotiation with the European Union), would the Federal Reserve be sued if it failed to bail out banks that were too big to fail? Firestone notes that...Show More Summary
Submitted by Lynn Parramore via The Institute for New Economic Thinking, Anat Admati teaches finance and economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is co-author of The Bankers' New Clothes, a classic account of the problem of Too Big to Fail banks. Show More Summary
Private equity funds are doing more legwork these days to secure financing for their leveraged buyouts, as bank holding companies continue to grapple with federal restrictions on leverage ratios. But one firm that may be benefiting from these government-imposed shackles is Jefferies. The lending limits have “empowered the Jefferies of the [...]
Upon the hearing the announcement that Hasbro was hard at work on a Play-Doh movie, some outlets expressed concern that such a concept could actually work. It seemed clear that Hasbro was hoping to bank on the critical and financialShow More Summary
Analysts forecasts solid, not spectacular earnings results from big four banks.
Big five state-controlled banks all reported net profit growth below 2 per cent on-year in the March quarter.
Three of Australia's big four banks expected to have earned total $11bn in six months.
There is a new group of firms looking to profit from Americans’ desire for college degrees. It includes: Discover Bank, Navient, PNC Bank, RBS Citizens, Sallie Mae and Wells Fargo. Wells is the lone big bank still making private student loans. Show More Summary
Recently released figures showed that British residents paid almost 1 million visits to food banks last year. So national hunger is a major talking point ahead of the UK elections on May 7.
Wall Streeters are not happy. According to the latest Bloomberg poll, 48% believe they are paid less (or much less) than they had hoped for. With the biggest banks cutting costs as new regulations force derisking and deleveraging (in theory), pay is taking a hit (although not so much for the CEOs). Show More Summary
If we don't fix this house of cards, it will fall on us again. Anat Admati, who teaches finance and economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is co-author of The Bankers' New Clothes, a classic account of the problem of Too Big to Fail banks. Show More Summary
50 Cent is jumping on the money train this weekend, where he plans to score huge bank off the backs of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Club sources tell TMZ... the rapper is getting half-a-million bucks Friday night for throwing down…
Expectations of a capital raising at Ten Network are mounting, while the big four banks mull their options on funding higher capital requirements.
There is increasing speculation the big four banks will raise funds to meet new requirements.
Anat Admati, who teaches finance and economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is co-author of The Bankers' New Clothes, a classic account of the problem of Too Big to Fail banks. On May 6 th she will address the “Finance...Show More Summary
Since 2003, homeowners with ARMs have beat homeowners using fixed-rate loans and have beat "The Big Banks", too. Read more about ARMs and get today's live mortgage rates which are near their lowest of all-time. Click for the complete post : Adjustable-Rate Mortgages (ARMs) “Win The Market” For 13th Consecutive Year.
Sounds like: Banks, Aaliyah Song: Lyves X Synkro - Body Close What's so good? London-based singer, songwriter, and producer Lyves made big waves throughout the blogosphere with her breakout single "Shelter" -- so much so that her PRShow More Summary
Everything that has happened since 2007, every Central Bank move, ever major political decision regarding the big banks, every trend, have all been focused solely on one issue. That issue is collateral. What is collateral? Collateral is an underlying asset that is pledged when a party enters into a financial arrangement. Show More Summary