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Possible Economic Bubbles in Singapore

The global financial crisis has rocked investors’ confidence. It has disturbed businesses, markets, economies, and has upset the fundamental framework of risk and return. Due to its geographical size, Singapore has resource constraints, which currently both of its sovereign wealth funds have been investing in energy assets and industries associated with the energy supply chain. [...]

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Reserve Managers Continue to Flock to Safe Haven Bonds

Ever since the global financial crisis, the ownership structure of sovereign debt in Occidental nations has shifted. Foreign investors have flocked to U.S. Treasuries, Gilts, and core European bonds such as Germany and France. Reserve managers at central banks and monetary authorities have increased asset allocation to these financial instruments. American public pension funds that [...]

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France Sells Bonds at Negative Interest Rate for the First Time

Investors in some Eurozone countries are paying those countries a privilege of holding their debt. The government of France has sold short-term bonds at negative interest rates for the first time. France’s economic outlook is motionless as French President Francois Hollande stated today that growth in the first half of this year is expected to [...]

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Japan’s Current Account Surplus Shrinks

Mounting energy imports have weakened Japan’s trade position. The Asian country’s current account surplus shrank 63% from a year earlier to 215.1 billion yen. A major economic note was the drop in machinery orders which was quite significant which dropped 14.8% in May 2012 compared to April 2012. Orders from aerospace manufacturing and chemical makers [...]

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JP Morgan and Others Halt Euro Money Market Funds

JP Morgan has halted investment in their European money market funds. This was followed by the European Central Bank’s choice to chop the deposit rate to 0%. JP Morgan is the globe’s largest provider of money-market funds. [private_standard]JP Morgan’s five closed funds had 23.7 billion euros ($29.2 billion) in assets as of July 5, the [...]

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United Nations Floats Concept of World Billionaire’s Tax

This week the United Nations has called for a global tax on billionaires. The goal is to raise US$ 400 billion a year for poor countries. In a United Nations report, a host of ideas and measures were floated such as a currency exchange, financial transactions, and/or a carbon dioxide emissions tax. It is estimated [...]

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US Debt Reaches 15 Trillion Dollars

The United States debt level has reached US$ 15 trillion. Under U.S. President Obama, the total level of United States debt has increased by 41.5%, or US$ 4.4 trillion. Since January 20, 2009, the amount was US$ 10,626,877,048,913 and today, it is now, US$ 15,033,607,255,920.

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Spanish Crisis Triggers Real Estate Price Collapse

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 29, 2012 A move by Spanish banks to offload the build-up of foreclosed properties on their [...]

Self Storage Provider Coronado Mobile Storage Joins Forces with LAD Solutions in Promoting Storage Containers as Mobile Offices

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 With the collapse in real estate prices and explosive growth in home foreclosures [...]

Real Estate Prices LOFTS DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES FOR SALE AND LEASE RENTALS

Real Estate Prices LOFTS DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES FOR SALE AND LEASE RENTALS. LA loft prices and market report Corey Chambers, [...]

Mortgage Rates Drop to New Record Lows Influencing Increase In Refinancing and Home Building Activity According to BurlingtonMortgage.biz

Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Mortgage rates have reached a new historical low point for 30 year fixed, 15 [...]

NFIB Stated Confidence in Small Business Takes a Steep Drop XSM Services aimed to Restore Faith

Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 After the recession took its toll on the U.S. economy, the fiscal cliff and [...]

Junior State of America Releases Winter 2013 Edition of Student-Run Magazine, The Junior Statement

Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 The Junior State of America (JSA) today released the Winter 2013 Edition of The [...]