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Regulate...then regulate some more
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2009
... reform. Not modest repairs at the margin, but new rules of the game.' What does history tell us? During the Great Depression of the 1930s, new laws were also introduced so that the Americans won't relive the pain and desperation ever again. The Smoot-Hawley ...
Developing Asia worst hit
RUTH LIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAR 2009
... trillion, or 57 per cent of GDP. "This is by far the most serious crisis to hit the world economy since the Great Depression. While this crisis originated in the US and some European countries, by now no region or country is insulated. I am afraid things ...
Subsidise financial advice: Shiller
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 27 FEB 2009
... big risks facing investors. Referring to how former US President Theodore Roosevelt rescued Americans from the Great Depression, Shiller said the government's bail-out package is not enough. The Obama administration needs to ensure that the taxpayers ...
Bad news is good news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 FEB 2009
... permanently high plateau.' What happened? A few days later, there was a big thud in the stock market and the Great Depression ensued. So it was in the boom, so it with the bust. For sure, there are still plenty of risks out there. But astute investors ...
Focus on the good
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 6 FEB 2009
... peeped through under the zero line - down 0.2 per cent! And people are talking of Depression? Never mind the Great Depression, which the US and the world survived. The US economy (in year-on-year terms) contracted by even more in 1954, 1958, 1961, 1974/75 ...
Darkest before dawn
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 2 FEB 2009
... remember that 'it is always darkest before dawn.' Recessions come... they also go. Our grandfathers survived the Great Depression, so shall we.
Depression talk ill-informed and ignores history
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  TUESDAY, 11 NOV 2008
2008 is not 1929 and the world is not about to see the next Great Depression anytime soon, explained James Swanson, the chief investment strategist of US-based MFS Investment Management. Visiting Australia late last month, Swanson said the rounds of ...
Crisis on Facebook
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 OCT 2008
... sites. The Web 2.0 has spawned Depression 2.0, a social networking site where individuals discuss a return to the Great Depression of the 30s. Financial planners and fund managers who want to spar with their overseas counterparts on the merits or flaws ...
Market Wrap - Morning
AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 OCT 2008
... Ordinaries index. Investor confidence was buoyed by the biggest percentage gain on Wall Street overnight since the Great Depression and news of the federal government's $10.4 billion stimulus package for the Australian economy. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 ...
Patience is a virtue
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 OCT 2008
... Investors have already factored in that the current financial market upheaval could turn out to be a repeat of the Great Depression of the 1930s. Is there any other bad news that has not been factored into the market -- short of speculating that we are ...
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