Get the Insider app A personalized feed, digest mode, and ad-free experience. Download the app close icon Two crossed lines that form an ‘X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction or dismiss a notification. RBC analysts say these 21 small businesses should experience strong and sustained growth. InvestorsRead More →

If you’re wondering how to pick stocks, chances are you already know that. The question is not How? ‘Or’ What to choose stocks. The question is or look for stocks. Sometimes the market can be confusing. You can keep it simple by sticking to the stocks of companies you’re familiarRead More →

Greece recorded a positive investment record last year, with figures from Eurostat and the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) matching European Commission estimates of an economic growth rate of 8, 5% last year in Greece, the second highest in the eurozone. The data shows that the increase in investment in theRead More →

VIZIANAGARAM: Financial difficulties (distress) and health problems are the main reasons for the increase in the number of suicides and suicide attempts in the Vizianagaram district. More than 600 people have died by suicide in various ways (hanging, using pesticides, jumping into bodies of water and others) in the districtRead More →

Historical crises are consummate teachers, and this is especially true in the financial sector, where failures are too often duplicated with often devastating consequences. international banker has compiled a series of articles focusing on many of the most impactful financial calamities, frauds and scandals of the 20and and 21st centuries,Read More →

Summary Focus Financial crises wreak economic, social and political havoc. They impose significant fiscal costs, increase public debt and disrupt our societies. Designing and implementing policies that reduce the risks of a crisis occurring – as well as its costs – requires that the build-up of risks in the economyRead More →

How “Stablecoins” Could Trigger Chaos October 07, 2021 Dollar pegged cryptocurrencies are proliferating rapidly. But without regulation, these so-called stablecoins pose serious risks to the US financial system, argue Gary B. Gorton of Yale SOM and his co-author. Should governments print money to survive the pandemic? March 22, 2021 CentralRead More →

The current health crisis, with its long-term repercussions on the political structure of countries, offers new avenues for researchers to understand how political systems interact with financial players. The topic was recently discussed at the inaugural London Workshop on Political Finance (POLFIN), which reached an international audience of over 200Read More →

President and Owner at McKay Advertising + ActivationFlorida’s premier digital media agency Getty The immediate response of comparing this financial crisis of 2020 to the financial crisis of 2008 is a natural reaction. Human psychology shows our need to develop a baseline of what we have experienced. Some of theRead More →

Focus Growth and productivity are consistently weak following financial crises. This article examines how financial crises affect innovation. Patents are an important measure of the type of innovative activity that can lead to productivity gains. We study patent data from a large sample of countries and financial crises and examineRead More →

We learned this month that the US Federal Reserve decided not to raise the countercyclical capital buffer required of banks above its current level of zero, even as the US economy is at a cyclical peak. It also removed “qualitative” ratings from its stress tests for US banks, but notRead More →

ABSTRACT In OECD countries, over the period 1980-2017, countries with lower debt-to-GDP ratios responded to financial difficulties with much more expansionary fiscal policy and suffered much less severe consequences. Two lines of evidence suggest that the relationship between debt ratio and policy response is determined in part by sovereign marketRead More →

According to the United States Commission of Inquiry into the Financial Crisis, the main causes of the 2007-2009 financial crisis were failures in corporate governance and policies, including widespread failures in financial regulation and supervision, lack of transparency, poor government preparedness, and systemic failure of accountability. The Commission concluded thatRead More →

The 21st century has proven economically as tumultuous as the previous two centuries. This period saw multiple financial crises hit nations, regions and, in the case of the Great Recession, the entire global economy. All financial crises share certain characteristics, but each tells its own unique story with its ownRead More →

Adam Smith wrote of the “invisible hand”, whereby the pursuit of the self-interest of individuals in free and competitive markets advances the interest of society as a whole. And Smith was right: free markets have generated unprecedented prosperity for individuals and societies. But, because we can be manipulated or trickedRead More →