Tuesday , 24 October 2017


Banking

The 10 Strongest Banks In the World Are….

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Below is a list of the 10 strongest banks around the world according to Bloomberg Markets magazine. One country has 4 such banks. Another has 3. Then there are three countries with one bank each in the top ten. Guess which countries are on the list and with the strongest banking systems overall?

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Timing of Bernanke’s Comments a Colossal Error – Here’s Why

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Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke screwed up royally at his press conference on 19 June 2013, as he announced that the Fed's Open Market Committee had moved up its timetable for when it would beginning drawing down its QE 4.0 program. It's difficult to think of how the Fed Chairman could have handled the situation any worse. Let me explain.

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Does Behavior of “We the People” Suggest Central Bankers Have Gone Too Far?

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Central bankers have concluded that the scale of monetary easing they have taken over the past few years should be magnified - that more easing is required to get things rolling - but could it be that central planning has gone too far or, at least, reached its boundaries? Disposable income in real terms per person and savings rate of individuals could be reliable indicators that such is the case. Let me explain.

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Can Bank Deposit Confiscation Happen Here?

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The following is a 'to be forewarned is to be forearmed' commentary. Should those with bank deposits in the...European Union be concerned about the possibility of a 'Cyprus event' coming 'soon to their neighbourhood'?...What about bank deposit confiscation in Canada?...[T]his is something to...consider and 'think about'.

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My Personal “(:Report:)” from the World Economic Forum in Davos

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I am on assignment at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Unfortunately my previous commentaries irked the organizers so profoundly that I was not allowed the intimate access usually accorded friendly members of the media. No matter, I am staying at a pleasant bed and breakfast about an hour and half outside of Davos....[But I digress. Back to the Forum.] Words: 2369

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