Yellen comforts New York - and the Bulls.
- Bear Case
April 14, 2014 posted by Martin Hutchinson
The American Enterprise Institute has now joined much of the Federal Reserve, Christine Lagarde of the IMF and the commentariat in warning of the imminence of deflation and the dire consequences that would ensue from even a mild decline in prices.
April 7, 2014 posted by Martin Hutchinson
The Financial Times revealed this week that trades in index credit default swap (CDS) options had managed to avoid being listed on exchanges, with all the transparency requirements that brings, instead being allowed to continue trading on an over-the-counter basis.
March 31, 2014 posted by Martin Hutchinson
Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" has received rave reviews among the sort of commentators who are looking always for reasons to dump capitalism in the dustbin of history and resuscitate the Marxism they enjoyed in college (there are a LOT of these people).
March 25, 2014 posted by Guest Blogger
By Lila Murphy
Greetings readers. It’s been a while since I have written in this space as I have mostly believed that I didn’t have much to say that had not already been said about the precious metals space and how positively dismal things had become.
March 24, 2014 posted by Martin Hutchinson
The Global Financial Center Index, released last week, showed that New York had supplanted London as the world's premier financial center, albeit by a tiny margin of two points out of 1,000.
March 17, 2014 posted by Martin Hutchinson
Japan and Abe could learn from postwar Britain
March 10, 2014 posted by Martin Hutchinson
In a piece "Dinosaur tail risks" published on Jan. 27, I discussed the various unlikely things that could go wrong with the world economy, mentioning well into the second page the faint possibility of a global war, since the global geopolitical system appeared as fragile as that governing before 1914.
March 3, 2014 posted by Martin Hutchinson
Assessing the sustainability of Bitcoin amid recent controversy.
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