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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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What’s up in 2011?

What a year 2010 has been! The sheer dramatics all over the financial world were breathtaking at times, and surely it was a remarkable year announcing a remarkable decade. But where do we go from here? Let’s recap the most … Continue reading

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Watch out for those…!

The burst of the US real estate bubble and the resulting bust of subprime credit was the main reason for the heaviest economical crisis since the Great Depression. Everybody vows that it shouldn’t and must not happen again, but let … Continue reading

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New subprime mortgages to spur the British housing market

Although just three years ago irresponsible subprime lending caused huge losses and is even blamed to be a driver for the financial crisis mortgages are now available to people who did not qualify by mainstream lenders.

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All eyes on China’s property bubble

A recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) states that China’s property market has indeed formed a bubble – but the fund says it is only restricted to larger cities and is not growing in extreme dimensions.

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