Tag Archives: QE

QE and gold: It's a good time to be a lunatic

QE and gold: It's a good time to be a lunatic Currently QE is a kind of accounting trick, where banks make fortunes on free money but cover them up by vapourising their massive, but unaccounted for, bad debts. Furthermore, if interest rates rise then governments will have to buy their bonds for … Read [...]

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QE may end mid-2014

QE may end mid-2014 Bernanke repeated the path for the QE program that he laid out after the last policy meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) in June: that the Fed could begin cutting the bond investments later this year and wind up the program entirely by … Read more on NEWS.com.au Bank [...]

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Adjustment underway as Fed mulls exit of QE programme

Adjustment underway as Fed mulls exit of QE programme Last week the FOMC's statement on the QE programme unleashed a mini shockwave throughout the global financial market. Global assets – equities, commodities and non-US dollar currencies – fell across the board. Investors around the world are wondering … Read more on The Nation Why the Fed [...]

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Asian shares‚ dollar pressured by uncertain QE outlook

Asian shares‚ dollar pressured by uncertain QE outlook TOKYO: Asian shares and the dollar were pressured on Thursday, undermined by an overnight pullback in global equities as investors assessed the implications of a potential softening of the Federal Reserve's massive monetary stimulus programme. Read more on Himalayan Times German Government Bonds Fall a Third Day [...]

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Billions of pounds of QE unlikely to cause inflation – IMF

Billions of pounds of QE unlikely to cause inflation – IMF The Bank has already injected £375bn into the economy through QE, the largest monetary stimulus of any developed country as a proportion of GDP. Sir Mervyn King, the outgoing Governor, has called for another £25bn for the last two months – but has been [...]

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Treasury faces £8bn bill for Bank of England QE bonds sale

Treasury faces £8bn bill for Bank of England QE bonds sale That situation would only occur if bond markets react badly to the flood of QE bonds, depressing their value and increasing the interest rate on them by 400 basis points. It would mean a net loss to the Treasury, over the life of the [...]

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Managing Your Stocks In A QE World

Managing Your Stocks In A QE World In recent days, I have come across a couple of articles on Seeking Alpha debating whether or not the broad-based indices are in a secular bull or secular bear market. I spent some time thinking about which case I agree with more before concluding that … Read more [...]

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Warning QE raid will damage exit strategy

Warning QE raid will damage exit strategy The modelling shows that the government could make an annual profit of around £11bn by taking gilt coupon payments from the central bank if QE was maintained at £375bn with interest rates at 0.5 per cent indefinitely. But if these policies tightened … Read more on Financial Times [...]

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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 [...]