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Krugman Slamming Riksbank Fuels Deflation Anxiety: Nordic Credit

Krugman Slamming Riksbank Fuels Deflation Anxiety: Nordic Credit By Veronica Ek Apr 23, 2014 The Riksbank, the world’s oldest central bank, has become a sadist in its use of monetary policy, according to Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman. He says the Stockholm-based central bank’s bias toward tight policy during the financial crisis was ….” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-23/krugman-slamming-riksbank-fuels-deflation-anxiety-nordic-credit.html

Krugman Slamming Riksbank Fuels Deflation Anxiety: Nordic Credit

Krugman Slamming Riksbank Fuels Deflation Anxiety: Nordic Credit By Veronica Ek Apr 23, 2014 The Riksbank, the world’s oldest central bank, has become a sadist in its use of monetary policy, according to Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman. He says the Stockholm-based central bank’s bias toward tight policy during the financial crisis was ….” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-23/krugman-slamming-riksbank-fuels-deflation-anxiety-nordic-credit.html

IMF Board to Consider $17 Billion Ukraine Bailout April 30

IMF Board to Consider $17 Billion Ukraine Bailout April 30 Emergency Loan Would Unlock Another $10 Billion in Aid Promised by the U.S., Europe By Ian Talley | April 23, 2014 WASHINGTON—The International Monetary Fund’s executive board is tentatively scheduled to consider a $17 billion bailout for Ukraine on April 30, two people familiar with… Continue Reading

Ireland Seeks U.S. Court Approval to Sell EUR15 Billion in Soured Loans

Ireland Seeks U.S. Court Approval to Sell EUR15 Billion in Soured Loans Debt Stems from Government Takeover of Irish Banks During Property Market Collapse By Peg Brickley April 23, 2014 Officials in charge of liquidating a pair of failed Irish banks are asking a U.S. bankruptcy judge to sign off on sales involving about EUR15… Continue Reading

Agency: banking system in independent Scotland risks Iceland-style meltdown

Agency: banking system in independent Scotland risks Iceland-style meltdown S&P says it would be ‘challenging’ for Edinburgh government to support its banks without backing of London Larry Elliott and Jill Treanor | The Guardian, Thursday 24 April 2014 An independent Scotland would need the support of the UK Treasury and the Bank of England to… Continue Reading

Accountant In Bankruptcy: Scottish Corporate Failures Soar

Accountant In Bankruptcy: Scottish Corporate Failures Soar Thu., April 24, 2014 The number of companies going bust has increased by more than 70% over the year, according to official figures, BBC News reported. The Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) figures showed 244 Scottish….” http://globalinsolvency.com/

Is the Economy’s Recession-less Run Ending?

Is the Economy’s Recession-less Run Ending? by Nick Hubble / on April 24, 2014 If it was one media outlet, we’d dismiss it. Besides, journalists report the news, not make it. But this is just bizarre. While the Aussie stock market hits new post-GFC highs, everyone is miserable. The Australian Financial Review reports that ‘Household… Continue Reading

Fraudster banned by accountants

Fraudster banned by accountants HAMISH MCNICOL | 24/04/2014 New Zealand’s single biggest fraudster is no longer a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, which found “it difficult to imagine more serious professional misconduct” than his. David Robert Gilmour Ross, whose company, Ross Asset Management, fleeced at least ….” http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/9975134/Fraudster-banned-by-accountants

Bankruptcy notice to stand

Bankruptcy notice to stand Thursday Apr 24, 2014 Hearing date now being sought in the High Court for Rainbow’s End co-founder Ken Wikeley A businessman who co-founded Auckland’s Rainbow’s End theme park and was involved in a string of back-door NZX-listings has lost a Court of Appeal case about….” http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11243054&ref=rss

7 ways to best use the new Twitter

7 ways to best use the new Twitter 24 APRIL 2014 | FINANCIAL REVIEW Twitter’s new profile pages at twitter.com/(your-user-name) are being rolled out across the platform, and if you haven’t gotten yours yet, it will happen soon. But make no mistake: this isn’t like any Twitter profile you’ve seen. When it’s your turn, there’s… Continue Reading