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Eight signs a global market crash is imminent as central banks lose …

LONDON – When the banking crisis crippled global markets seven years ago, central bankers stepped in as lenders of last resort. Profligate private-sector loans were moved on to the public-sector balance sheet and vast money-printing gave the global economy room to heal.Time is now rapidly running out. From China to Brazil, the central banks have lost control and at the […]

Now Is The Time – Fear Rises As Financial Markets All Over The …

Now Is The Time – Fear Rises As Financial Markets All Over The Planet Start To Crash
By Michael Snyder, on July 27th, 2015Can you feel the panic in the air?  CNN Money’s Fear & Greed Index measures the amount of fear in the financial world on a scale from 0 to 100.  The closer it is to zero, the […]

Saudi Arabia opens $590bn stock market to foreigners … – RT.com

​Saudi Arabia opens $590bn stock market to foreignersPublished time: June 15, 2015 15:14Get short URLReuters / Faisal Al NasserTagsInvestment, Markets, Saudi ArabiaStarting Monday Saudi Arabia is giving foreign investment institutions access to one of the world’s most-restricted stock markets in an effort to diversify its capital base, in a country which gets 90 percent of its revenue from oil.Until Monday […]

Ethiopia Commodity Exchange Mulls Adding Stock, Bond Trading

Ethiopian Commodity Exchange headquarter in Addis AbabaEthiopia Commodity Exchange Mulls Adding Stock, Bond TradingBy William DavisonThe Ethiopia Commodity Exchange plans to broaden the range of crops it trades and wants to introduce stocks and bonds under a five-year expansion plan, Chief Executive Officer Ermias Eshetu said.The market plans to move from coffee and sesame seeds, which account for more than […]

A record 3.3 million people signed up to ride China's dicey stock …

A record 3.3 million people signed up to ride China’s dicey stock market last week – Quartz

Room for everyone.(Reuters/Will Burgess)
SHAREWritten byRichard MacauleyObsessionChina’s TransitionApril 24, 2015The surging stock markets in both mainland China and Hong Kong in recent weeks have drawn plenty of people to suggest that, when something rises so fast, it can only end badly. If the sheer volume […]

Why India's economy isn't imploding like every other emerging market

On Feb. 17, an article appeared in The New York Times, “As Rivals Falter, India’s Economy is Surging Ahead,” by Keith Bradsher, which, among other things, says, “The stock market and rupee are surging. Multinational companies are looking to expand their Indian operations or start new ones. The growth in India’s economy, long a laggard, just matched China’s in recent […]

Foot Bone Connnected to the Ankle Bone, the Ankle Bone Connected to the Shin Bone, Etc.

In this global economy, a sniffle in Venezuela can cause a sneeze in Brazil, and the flu in credit markets…and high yield bonds and notes in NY money center banks from their loans to oil producers in North Dakota, and an hospitalization for high yield bond holders of packaged loans backed by oil through out the USA. All is connected. […]

Investors Are Getting Increasingly Panicked About A Potential Stock…

Yale via Schwab.comThe Crash Confidence Index has gone down steadily since the beginning of 2014.FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Investors Are Getting Increasingly Worried About A Market Crash (Charles Schwab)Investment strategist Liz Ann Sonders considers several measures of individual and institutional investor sentiment in her latest market perspective […]

Kenya: NIC Bank rolls out mobile stock trading app | IT News Africa …

Kenya: NIC Bank rolls out mobile stock trading appAugust 5, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesFacebook1LinkedIn0Google+0Pinterest0The NIC mobile application will be available for download to registered customers. (Image Source: executive-magazine.com)NIC Bank, located in Kenya, has launched a mobile app that is intended to enable customers to trade in share on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).Designed for use […]