Monthly Archives: March 2013

Cyprus will need more money

The sovereign debt crisis in Cyprus marks the fifth European nation to need a bailout in recent memory, but this crisis is unique because European Union regulators are taking the unprecedented step of taxing bank deposits to finance part of … Continue reading

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El Erian: “Now is a very artificial time for markets”

Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO and Co-CIO, discusses his global economic outlook and needed domestic policy in these ‘artificial’ times.Here is a direct link.

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More on the business case for equality

“…business in general benefits from same-sex marriage, argues John Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management-U.S. “Companies who create an environment where employees are free to be authentically and completely who they are have more engaged employees and that translates into … Continue reading

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Faber on Europe and dampening effects on the US economy

Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom report, discusses U.S. markets, Europe’s financial woes and investment strategy. (Faber makes Keene’s Perma-bull skin crawl in this clip)Here is a direct link.

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China’s migrant millions search for a place to call home

Migrant workers built China’s cities, but can’t afford to live in them. Now a drive to replace slums with cheap housing will limit their options even further. “Chen Shaoyun has carved out a place for his family in Shanghai. Over … Continue reading

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Another side to the Cyprus story: “this is a morality play”

Anyone who followed the tragic murder of 37 year old lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in a Russian prison in 2009 (see more on the story here and on the Justice for Sergei website here) will find this update interview interesting regarding … Continue reading

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