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Good news day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2010
... reports that the White House will release a report tomorrow stating that the US$787 billion ARRA stimulus averted Great Depression part 2 and created/saved two million jobs. But of course this didn't come without any cost. Remember, there is no such ...
Australia better than triple A
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 FEB 2010
... stock market crash in what is going to be known in history as the Great Crash of 1929 and a precursor to the Great Depression. But back to US credit rating. Timmy again has a point. Given that debt levels in almost all other major nations in the world ...
Investing on thin ice
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2010
... after the unprecedented monetary and fiscal policies offshore, which narrowly saved the markets from another Great Depression, there is now little room for error. "The damage that the OECD countries suffered in 2007-08 should never be underestimated. ...
Star ratings face predictability test
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2010
... out, however, that the late section was the period better known as the worst period in the markets since the Great Depression. "For this late section, the S&P 500 began the period with an index value of 1355 and concluded the period with an index value ...
Juice flow to continue in 2010
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 JAN 2010
... the global economy into a double dip. Ben Bernanke, for one, knows this all too well. He is an expert of the Great Depression of the 1930s. He knows too well how the US economy plunged back into contraction when the Roosevelt administration raised taxes ...
We're still in Kansas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 DEC 2009
... year. Really? With Fed Chairman Benny under the pump, I don't think he would want to see the experience of the Great Depression repeated under his watch. Not when as President Obama stated in an interview with CNN, "I think we'll be adding jobs, but ...
Playing chicken with tyres
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2009
... Chinese yuan is undervalued - both protect their domestic economies while making the rest of the world beggars. Great Depression II here we come. US Federal Reserve Governor (and Depression scholar) Ben Bernanke should sit with Barrack and Jiabao and ...
Greenback weakness not all good
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 SEP 2009
... their economy - one that is sorely needed at this time. But is this the "beggar-thy-neighbour" policy of the Great Depression coming back to haunt? This economic ism is used to describe policy actions pursued by a country aimed at boosting its domestic ...
G-20 reasons to be hopeful
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 SEP 2009
... leaders with conflicting motivations. Yet, there are reasons to be hopeful. Unlike the policy responses of the "Great Depression" vintage, authorities are this time, not in a hurry to remove stimulus measures until the global economy is growing on its ...
Almost Per-fecta
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2009
... they expected nothing less. For changing one of the team captains - especially one who was an expert on the Great Depression - at this stage of the game (when it looks like its winning) only creates uncertainty. The US Senate still has to approve Obama's ...
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