Month: June 2014

Catastrophe In Property And Financial Markets

Catastrophe In Property And Financial Markets

Frederick J. Sheehan is the author of Panderer to Power: The Untold Story of How Alan Greenspan Enriched Wall Street and Left a Legacy of Recession (McGraw-Hill, 2009), which was translated and republished in Chinese (2014). He is researching a book about Ben Bernanke. He writes a blog at www.AuContrarian.com. Groups of women were crushing each other,…

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Iraq concerns lift top-rated euro zone bonds but Fed limits gains

Iraq concerns lift top-rated euro zone bonds but Fed limits gains

* German 10-year yields fall 3 bps * Lower-rated euro zone yields slip but lag Bunds * Caution pending Fed meeting limits gains (Updates prices, adds more comments) By Emelia Sithole-Matarise LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – Top-rated euro zone bonds pushed higher on Monday as concerns over escalating violence in Iraq drove investors to seek…

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Groot k*k chickens heading home

Groot k*k chickens heading home

Its a brilliant T-shirt because it draws the ladies attention to my finely sculpted torso. It also helps start conversations. When I wear it I see peoples eyes dwell on the letters on my chest. Then I see brows furrow as they try to figure out what my T-shirt is about. Eventually they ask. I…

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Free Resources for Managing Your 401(k)

Free Resources for Managing Your 401(k)

Need help with retirement? The do-it-yourself investor can find plenty of online resources to help with retirement and other types of financial planning. Fidelity Investments in Boston offers a variety of tools, including some to help you devise a plan to pay off debt or decide whether to convert to a Roth IRA. Baltimore-based T. Rowe…

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Uptick in commercial vehicle loans unlikely before October: Bankers

Uptick in commercial vehicle loans unlikely before October: Bankers

Despite meeting all documentation requirements and getting a sanction from the president level officer of a private sector bank, my loan application is still on hold after five months. My business is stalled since I don’t have money to repair my older vehicles, said aggrieved Camp;F transport operator Ashok Nawany. This probably sums up the…

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3 Effective Ways to Manage Credit Card Debt

3 Effective Ways to Manage Credit Card Debt

Credit card debit seems to be going nowhere, fast. The average household faces over $15,000 in just credit card debt, before counting the mortgage and those student loans. The country is burdened under $11.60 trillion in debt, a slight increase from 2013. In managing debt, there are effective ways to do so, to prevent falling…

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Loans and advances: government projects Rs 39.42 billion recoveries from …

Loans and advances: government projects Rs 39.42 billion recoveries from …

The government has projected Rs 39.42 billion from provinces on account of recoveries of loans and advances, budgetary documents reveal. According to Explanatory Memorandum on Federal Receipts 2014-15, the government in 2013-14 budgeted Rs 34.8 billion on account of recovery of principal loans and advances from provinces, public sector entities, financial and non-financial institutions, but…

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People Are Paying More Than Ever for Their Car Loans

People Are Paying More Than Ever for Their Car Loans

The average monthly payment for a new car was $474 in the first quarter, the highest its ever been since Experian Automotive started publicly reporting the data in 2006. The average new auto loan term has also increased to a new high of 66 months. Longer loan terms lower the borrowers monthly payments, but that…

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