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Greece imposes capital controls as crisis deepens

It also carries broad implications for the global financial system. After months of wrangling, Greece’s exasperated European partners have put the blame for the crisis squarely on Tsipras’ shoulders. The 40-year-old premier caught them by … — Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:42:00 -0700

BRICS versus IMF

The BRICS offer an exciting alternative to this out-of-control octopus of global banking strangulation currently put in place by the IMF, writes Manchanda. … This is the global problem we are all facing now – there is currently no competition to the IMF and World Bank in the global marketplace for credit, loans, issuance of money and capital, the power to grow and develop economies, project finance, and to stay competitive with the influx of much needed capital to house, clothe, educate, … — Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:04:52 -0700

Snowden, NSA and Internet Governance

In a new Brookings report, Harold Trinkunas and Ian Wallace document the remarkable story of how, in the wake of the crisis, Brazil and the United States found a way to work together constructively to preserve and advance the global Internet …

Black Monday?

Global financial markets are facing a Black Monday meltdown now that talks to prevent a catastrophic default by Greece next week have completely broken down. Eurozone financial ministers have dismissed a call for a grace period before a … — Sat, 27 Jun 2015 22:25:18 -0700

ISIS and Investment

While the human costs of these and other terrorist attacks are immeasurable, there is also another, less-acknowledged victim groups like ISIS, Al Qaeda, and Boko Haram: The global economy. Fari Hamzei, founder of Hamzei Analytics, … — Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:52:00 -0700

Impact of a Greek default

Subcommittee Chairman Kirk, ranking member Heitkamp, members of the Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, it is a pleasure to testify before you today on the global impact of a hypothetical Greek default. — Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:04:00 -0700

Greece’s debt

Posted on 26 June 2015 Categories: Banking & Finance, Bond Markets, GCC Stock Markets, Global Economics, Investment Gurus, Investment Management, Personal Finance, Private Equity, Sovereign Wealth Funds, US Stocks, Video … — Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:12:19 -0700

Is economy slipping into depression?

London, Jun 26: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has asked central banks from across the world to define “new rules of the game” as he warned that the global economy may be slipping into problems similar to the Great Depression of the … — Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:50:02 -0700

US economic growth

WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy contracted at an annualized rate of 0.20 percent in the first quarter, instead of the 0.70 percent estimated earlier, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. The final of three readings on the gross … — Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:42:14 -0700

Spanish banks

There is no other sector in the Spanish economy that has been the source of such pride and such shame in recent years as banking. The growth and international expansion of a number of national champions has meant Spain has had greater … — Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:29:00 -0700