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Ten-year future vs. 10-minute tick
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2012
... loose. But we had previous 'scary' episodes before in financial and economic history - notably the GFC and the Great Depression. All of them provided great entry points for the brave and those looking at the 10-year future and not the 10-minute tick. ...
Bankruptcy could be bliss
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 FEB 2012
... young, and will commit to freeing up bank lending to small- and medium-sized companies." Even that scholar of the Great Depression realised this. In his testimony before the US House of Representatives just a little over than a week ago, Fed Chairman ...
Australian economic fundamentals solid: Swan
CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JAN 2012
... that unless the right course of action was taken, the world could slip into a "1930s moment", referencing the Great Depression sparked by the 1929 Wall Street crash. "A moment [which would] ultimately lead to a downward spiral that could very much engulf ...
Wolf, wolf
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 JAN 2012
... the chaos that followed the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008" in modern economic history, and it was the Great Depression of the 1930s and thank goodness I wasn't still around to experience the long queues for the dole and the soup kitchens at the ...
Fixville here we come
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 OCT 2011
... ride will remain jumpy-bumpy as we head to fixville, but it'll get there... eventually. Look back to, say, the Great Depression of the 1930s, or the Latin American crisis of the early 1980s, the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s, or even the recent ...
They will deal
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2011
... when the last one happened. According to the New York Times, the US defaulted back in 1933 "in the midst of the Great Depression." Its very first default was recorded in 1790. In 1841-42 nine of the states of the United States of America defaulted and ...
A-dollar one-point-seven-o
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAY 2011
... forever. When most expect they do, then it's the time to sell (or buy). And this goes all the way back to the Great Depression when well-known US economist and Yale University economics professor Irving Fisher declared that, "Stock prices have reached ...
Record NSW election loss could slow federal reforms
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 28 MAR 2011
... surpassing it is the 22 swing against the Scullin federal Labor government in 1931 following the onset of the Great Depression. By way of comparison, the swing against the Whitlam government in 1975 was a mediocre 6 per cent. While federal Labor strategists ...
QE2 or bust
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2010
... low debt/deficit country Australia. Funny because what's happening now has all happened before... during the Great Depression. Politics got in the way. Citizens demanded jobs - they got currency wars and protectionist policies. Taxpayers wailed over ...
No housing bubble: Fidelity
JOHN MCDULING  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2010
... flows and balance sheets. Taylor pointed out that in previous major market downturns, such as 1987, 1973 and the great depression, losses had typically been recovered over a three to six year period. "The recovery is never a straight line, but as the ...
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