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From the monthly archives: May 2012

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A Power Vacuum Is Killing the Euro Zone

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2012

AS problems mount in the euro zone, it’s increasingly evident that we’ve been witnessing an institutional failure of monumental proportions.

What is to be done about Greece? Simply keeping it in the euro zone won’t help much, even if it’s possible. The continuing crisis has sapped confidence in banks not only in Greece, but also in Spain, Italy, Portugal and Ireland, though to varying degrees. Unless there are explicit guarantees to these banks soon, the market will likely take a further turn for the worse.

An absence of guarantees could prompt a broader chain reaction of capital flight and bank collapses across several countries.

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In the Nexus of Politics, Economics and Financial Markets With BlackRock

Posted on Sunday, May 27, 2012
In the Nexus of Politics, Economics and Financial Markets

A pivotal second Greek election and a European summit on growth next month could determine the future of the eurozone and the trajectory of global financial markets as the European debt crisis once again is dominating investor sentiment Read the rest of entry »

Facebook Status - Expensive!

Posted on Sunday, May 27, 2012

The much anticipated IPO of Facebook took place Friday week ago with the shares closing only marginally above their issue price of $38. JB Were Global Investment analyse how expensive they are compared to other technology stocks such as Apple and Google

 

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What Is A Bear Market?

Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2012
A Bear Market is a period in which prices of securities or commodities fall by 20% or more. During such periods investment interest is limited. Concerns about the state of the economy abound, and dealers and speculators are more inclined in selling their investment portfolios than to increase their risk by buying or holding. Read the rest of entry »

Winter Money Saving Tips

Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2012
The days are getting shorter and the nights colder – winter is on its way. As the temperature drops, here are some cost-effective ways to keep you warm this winter. Read the rest of entry »
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