The zero-nuclear option has a hugely popular and powerful backer in Shinzo Abe’s own party: former Prime Minister Koizumi
Crashing luxury sales in China is a hard-to-swallow concept for the industry.
Great Start in Germany: DAYS After Election Victory, Merkel’s Party Breaks Campaign Promise Of “No Tax Hikes”Submitted by testosteronepit on 09/28/2013 13:25 -0400
In record-breaking time, categorical promises that resulted in a phenomenal victory in the September 22 election turned out to be lies
Another signal for investors around the world to buckle their seatbelts.
Privacy has been traded in for corporate profits, governmental controls, spookily personalized ads, and harebrained hype about increased security
Plowed $2 trillion of their Japanese deposit base into investments overseas then wondered why the economy at home languished
Not just “softness in the female business”
Desperation and the sound of hot air hissing out of the Bond Bubble
Japan’s vast network of local banks: caught between slack loan demand from businesses and the treacherous currents of Abenomics
Bonds Bleed: Largest Bubble In History Unwinds, But The “Great Rotation” Into Stocks Is Deceptive Wall Street HypeSubmitted by testosteronepit on 09/05/2013 19:40 -0400
The evaporating “wealth effect”
German Election Finally Gets Messy: “Euro Is More Than A Currency” And Greece “Shouldn’t Have Been Allowed In”Submitted by testosteronepit on 08/29/2013 12:52 -0400
“It could create a domino effect of uncertainty”
German Government CONFIRMS: Key Entities Not To Use Windows 8 with TPM 2.0, Fearing Control by ‘Third Parties’ (Such As NSA)Submitted by testosteronepit on 08/26/2013 13:13 -0400
German Federal Office for Security in Information Technology: "Loss of Control Over the Operating System and the Hardware"
"Without realistic figures, a real debate on fiscal reform can’t begin”
When “QE Infinity” Turns Into A Pipedream: Hot Money Evaporates, Rout Follows – See Emerging MarketsSubmitted by testosteronepit on 08/21/2013 12:27 -0400
The Fed and other central banks have accomplished a huge feat: a worldwide tsunami of hot money. Which is now receding.
The “cloud” in China is corporate nirvana: a high-growth tech sector in a high-growth country. Or was. And it’s showing up in the numbers.