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Interest Rate Differentials Increasing Financial Market Leverage To Unsustainable Levels - ValueWalk

Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 01:07:00 GMT


ValueWalk

Interest Rate Differentials Increasing Financial Market Leverage To Unsustainable Levels
ValueWalk
Central Banks need a coordinated response to figure how they get out of this Developed World interest rate differential problem that risks blowing up the entire Global Financial System because of poor incentives in regards to promoting excessive ...

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The developed world is struggling with a debt mess - ValueWalk

Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 03:11:54 GMT


ValueWalk

The developed world is struggling with a debt mess
ValueWalk
Anyway, I talked about how deeply in debt we are here and in the balance of the developed world and, with interest rates at 5,000-year lows, there is no way that bonds can repeat what they have done over the last 35 years. Just a “just is” thing, so ...

Real World Economics: Rising interest rates, bigger federal deficits a déjà vu of 1980s - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 29 Jan 2017 02:39:28 GMT


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Real World Economics: Rising interest rates, bigger federal deficits a déjà vu of 1980s
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
You cannot change a country's tax rates, government spending and interest rates without also changing the exchange value of that country's currency. Educated people in smaller or poorer countries understand that, but many in our own nation do not, in ...

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Fed's Williams Says Historically Low Interest Rates Will Persist - Bloomberg

Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:15:14 GMT


Bloomberg

Fed's Williams Says Historically Low Interest Rates Will Persist
Bloomberg
Writing in the bank's latest economic letter, Williams argued that a decline in the long-run economic growth rate of the U.S. and other rich nations has depressed business investment, and with it, interest rates. A low-rate world is “likely to be very ...
Next interest rate increase could come fairly soonNew York Post
Fed's Williams sees more financial stability risk with low ratesReuters
Fed flags interest rate rise 'fairly soon'Financial Times
Washington Post -Tulsa World -U.S. News & World Report
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A vastly changed world means consumers won't react the same to higher interest rates - The Conversation AU

Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 03:37:49 GMT


The Conversation AU

A vastly changed world means consumers won't react the same to higher interest rates
The Conversation AU
Such low rates create economic uncertainty – and if Australia's historical GDP growth is anything to go by, consumers face more uncertainty than the bottoming out of interest rates would usually suggest. This is because high house prices lead home ...

Larry Berman: Why interest rates won't likely rise much - The Globe and Mail

Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:15:30 GMT


The Globe and Mail

Larry Berman: Why interest rates won't likely rise much
The Globe and Mail
The International Monetary Fund's world GDP calculation has been falling on average over the past few decades while use of debt has been accelerating, largely due to 36 years of declining interest rates, to offset the natural slowing in birth rates and ...

Brazil's central bank cuts benchmark rate to 12.25% - Financial Times

Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:51:42 GMT


Financial Times

Brazil's central bank cuts benchmark rate to 12.25%
Financial Times
The reduction of interest rates in Brazil, which are among the highest in the world for a major economy, are seen as essential if Latin America's largest country is to recover from its worst recession in over a century. The central bank began easing ...
Brazil holds rate cut pace, signals bigger moves aheadReuters

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Negative interest rates make people behave in weird and wonderful ways - Quartz

Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:05:42 GMT


The Times (subscription)

Negative interest rates make people behave in weird and wonderful ways
Quartz
Swedes face one the world's highest tax rates. And apparently, they want to pay even more than they owe. Last year, Sweden's budget surplus totaled 85 billion kronor ($9.5 billion), around half of which came from people and companies overpaying tax, ...
Stop paying us so much tax, begs SwedenThe Times (subscription)

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Reserve Bank interest rate moves limited by high debt, rising house prices - ABC Online

Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:51:15 GMT


ABC Online

Reserve Bank interest rate moves limited by high debt, rising house prices
ABC Online
"We should welcome a gradual rise of interest rates in the world, because it would mean that the acute appetite to save would be diminishing but, more importantly, that the return to underlying capital formation [business investment] is higher and ...
RBA's Philip Lowe warns of 'sobering combination' of high debt, weak wagesThe Australian Financial Review

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CME Group (CME) Says Interest Rate Contracts Shatter Records - StreetInsider.com

Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:55:00 GMT


CME Group (CME) Says Interest Rate Contracts Shatter Records
StreetInsider.com
CME Group (Nasdaq: CME) the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that its Fed Fund futures contracts reached an ...

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