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A provocative idea: linking income inequality and the subprime crisis

He was called Raghuram Rajan, the economist introducing the controversal hypothesis about a causal link between increasing income inequality and the financial crisis, at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association. Advertisements

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A challenge for CFOs around the globe

At the latest, when one has to fill the position of a CFO or even when one is on the other side applying for such a role, the question has to be answered of what it is the job actually … Continue reading

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A long story about a short position

– The doubtful transaction of short selling – Even during a financial crisis there are two sides of the same coin. The beast ruining countries, families and making people homeless; but the beauty seems to be forgotten quite often. These … Continue reading

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“Don’t dance where the elephants play”

The secret has been revealed. After intellectual attention mostly turned the spotlight on all sorts of management guru sequences, the next big idea in the management world seems to be German’s ‘Mittelstand’.

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The demand for risk loving investors in the bond business.

Bonds had the reputation being the first step in exchange market for orthonormal consumers, since they fitted to their especially risk averse behaviour. Though now the wind seems to have change and one will have to be attracted to more … Continue reading

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About Onions and Potatoes

Welcome to an introduction to the commodity market. Current critics about investment in the commodity exchange market made me curious about arguments from both sides of the discussion.

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Show me your wallet and I will tell you your future.

During the financial downturn the public spotlight caught the issue of banker’s payments and generally excessive management benefit packages. Though, governments only managed to set restricting to a limited extend. The before/after comparison.

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