Archive | January, 2009

Latest Financial Stability News

Generous ECB Policy Seen Risking Financial Stability The European Central Bank's generous provision of long-term loans to banks has helped stave off a credit shortage, but at the expense of strengthening the link between commercial banks and sovereign states and thus weighing on financial stability, said … Read more on Fox Business Shadow Banking System [...]

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Singapore Fund Management Firms Face Tighter Regulations

Singapore (PRWEB) August 21, 2012 Singapores central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has recently tightened regulations governing Singapore based fund management companies (FMCs). Licensing, registration and operating requirements made to the following areas of the FMC framework: a) Securities and Futures (Licensing and Conduct of Business) Regulations, b) Securities and Futures [...]

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Economist and Author John Mauldin Hosts Webcast with Powerhouse Investment Panel to Analyze the Fiscal Cliff & Post-Election Economy Threats and Opportunities

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2012 John Mauldin, Chairman of Mauldin Economics and best-selling author, economist, and financial writer, will be bringing together some of the best, straight-talking economic and investing minds in his Rolodex for a 90-minute webcast to help investors navigate the post-election markets. The Post-Election Economy: A Clear-Eyed Analysis of the Risks [...]

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St. Louis Feds Bullard Discusses Monetary Policy and Commodity Prices

Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard delivered remarks titled U.S. Monetary Policy and Commodity Prices at the Arkansas State Banking Departments A Day with the Bank Commissioner event today. Bullard said that, based on leading economic research on oil shocks, the current surge in [...]

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South African Reserve Bank’s private shareholders

( Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has unveiled legislation to curb the influence of a group of the Reserve Bank’s private shareholders. They stand accused of threatening to undermine the Bank’s independence and circumventing laws that limit them to holding 10 000 shares. For some reaction to yesterday’s announcement I’m joined now in studio by shareholder [...]

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Funnelback 11 Launched with Automated Tuning and SEO Assistant

(PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Funnelback has launched version 11 of its web site and enterprise search engine. Funnelback 11 introduces a new generation of search technology with a unique automated tuning engine and search-driven SEO assistant capabilities. Brett Matson, Managing Director of Funnelback said, Funnelback 11 has the ability to continually and automatically optimise its [...]

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Forget Interest Rate Risk with These Bond ETFs – ETF News And Commentary

Forget Interest Rate Risk with These Bond ETFs – ETF News And Commentary Yet the specter of rising interest rates is always hanging over the market, threatening to eventually crush those who have bought long-dated bond investments. When rates eventually move higher, those who took on risk for yield could be in for a world [...]

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Forex Market Watch News USD sinks with weak U.S. economic reports as EUR optimism

HongKong, HongKong (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 InvestTechFX reports that during the U.S. morning trading session, the euro was trading higher against the U.S. dollar, with EUR/USD rising 0.39%. Sentiment on the U.S. dollar was lifted after a European Central Bank Governing Council member said he supported the idea of a European banking union. Earlier [...]

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ICBA Repeats Call for Community Bank Exemption from Basel III

Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 16, 2012 The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) reiterated its call for policymakers to exempt community banks from proposed Basel III regulatory capital standards. In a statement for the record for todays Senate Banking Committee hearing on the Basel III proposal, ICBA wrote that the standards should not apply to [...]

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Gold Bull Market Still Strong, According to Leading Financial Newsletter Profit Confidential

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 The central banks of the East and the central banks of emerging markets continue to buy gold bullion at a steady pace, but in the West, talks of gold bullion being a bubble have resurfaced. But according to Michael Lombardi, lead contributor to Profit Confidential, that is a [...]

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CIGI Experts Outline Prescriptions for Cannes Summit and Beyond in Special Report on G20 Issues

Waterloo, Ont. (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 With a possible euro zone collapse and Greek insolvency likely to dominate the upcoming [...]

Pathways Home Health and Hospice Satu Johal Receives CFO of Year of the Year Award; Silicon Valley Business Journal Honoree

Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Satu Johal, CFO at Pathways Home Health & Hospice, received the Silicon Valley Business [...]

Latest Financial Regulation News

Working Together Towards Better Financial Regulation and Stability in Asia Image by Asian Development Bank Tellers attend to clients in [...]

European financial regulation – 4 questions to Olivier Garnier (Societe Generale)

Olivier Garnier, Chief economist at Societe Generale Group, expresses his view on European financial regulation and its reform. Video interview [...]

AMS Health Care Mortgage Corporation Provides Debt Service Savings to Hospitals Utilizing FHA 242 Mortgage Insurance Program

Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 An oft-overlook and relatively unknown federal program for hospitals seeking capital for needed and [...]

Vermont’s Captive Insurance Industry Off to Best Start Since 2005

Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) April 16, 2012 First quarter licensure of new captive insurance companies is off to a strong start [...]