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The Japanese Banking Crisis of the 1990’s: Are We Facing a Similar Stagnation?

Saturday, 7 March 2009, 3:53 | Economics, Investing, Risk Management | 0 Comment
by Numan

What can we learn from the 1990’s Japanese banking crisis and the long slump in the Japanese stock market? Are we facing a similar scenario? Price levels in stock markets worldwide are increasingly becoming attractive with each day brining yet another slump. The time of the long term investors has come. Still, a relentless doubt […]

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Surprising (and Promising) Aspects of the Financial Crisis

Friday, 14 November 2008, 17:19 | Economics, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

What do Playboy Playmates have to do with a very interesting article in the NY Times regarding the impact of financial crisis? Bloomberg reported yesterday that the number of visitors to the baseball hall of fame has reduced by 12%, on average. Fewer visitors and fewer donations find their way to the museum which is […]

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From a Financial Crisis to a Real Crisis: The Makings of a Greek Tragedy?

Saturday, 11 October 2008, 14:13 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Anyone else have that strange feeling a tsunami heading our way while we’re idling on the beach? A discussion on the relation between the financial markets and the real economy. The image seems fitting. The earthquake caused by the stock markets in the heart of the financial ocean will most likely unleash a tsunami that […]

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