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21/09/2009 – Strengthening innovation, deepening the single market and moving to a low carbon economy are among the areas where reform needs to be accelerated to strengthen long-term growth in the European Union after the worst recession in 50 years, according to a new OECD report. The Economic Survey of the European Union says Europe has responded promptly to the crisis amid signs that member countries will emerge from the recession earlier than expected. But it adds that emergency policies to stabilize financial markets and support the economy must not endanger the single market and must be withdrawn once the economy ...
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Economist James Hamilton summarizes key points for comprehensive financial reform from a conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston last week. SEC Head Urges Fresh Securities Laws (FT) US securities laws are outdated and legislation is needed to govern new investment products that blew up during the financial crisis, the SEC chairman Mary Schapiro told an industry gathering on Tuesday. Pay Czar Increased Base Pay at Firms (WSJ) Feinberg has increased regular salaries at companies under his purview, a move that reflects the complex mix of political and economic issues at play. Insider Trading: Greed, and for the ... market research, surveys and trends
Economist's View - 5 new articles
Given the importance of financial stability for the wider economy, do you think financial stability should play a greater or explicit role in the Federal Reserve's policy strategy? Woodford: No doubt, the Fed should give greater attention to financial stability than it did in the past. One should try and set up a framework to safeguard financial stability, and it may very well be that ... central banks should play a key role. But, ideally, one would be scrutinizing the risks developing and adjust capital requirements accordingly, rather than using monetary policy to respond to these risks. You've got to realize ... market research, surveys and trends


Econbrowser: October 2009 Archives
We're all tempted to make predictions on the basis of the last data point. And even more difficult to resist is the temptation to make definitive statements on the basis of data that are sure to be revised. For instance, we see this question from Casey Mulligan , "Where's the GDP Disaster?". Last October , when we were told that spending and incomes were about to collapse, I predicted that "real GDP will not drop below $11 trillion (chained 2000 $)." Continue reading "On Revisions and on Conditioning" Posted by Menzie Chinn at 09:50 AM permalink | Comments (15) The Commerce Department ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Selected Works - Pew Financial Reform Project
"The below link compares the provisions of the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010, passed by the Senate on May 20, 2010, and the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009, passed by the House on December 11, 2009." Wolters Kluwer Analysis of S. 3217 - Updated June 2, 2010 - Wolters Kluwer Summary: "On May 20, 2010, the U.S. Senate passed legislation to restructure the financial services regulatory system by a vote of 59 to 39. As discussed in this briefing paper, the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (S 3217, the Senate version of H.R. 4173) would institute ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Tunisia to boost investments in high- added value sectors
During the 2010/2014 period, efforts will focus on increasing investment in the GDP to 18.6% and boosting the contribution of the private sector to the total investment to 60.8% compared with 6.06% in the previous five-year period. About 425,000 jobs will be created in this period and that the income per capita will be brought to 7000 dinars by 2014. In order to achieve these adjectives, emphasis will be placed on public investment (27 billion dinars), the strengthening of enterprises and on a significant number of macro-economic reforms to involve business environment, investment, training, infrastructure, financing and coaching. market trends, news research and surveys resources
An executive briefing on banking for Aug 9, 2010, prepared by Asia Pulse (, the real-time, Asia-based wire with exclusive news, commercial intelligence and business opportunities. BANK OF CHINA INSURANCE BECOMES A SUBSIDIARY OF BOC BEIJING - Bank of China Group Insurance Co., Ltd. was approved to transfer its 100 per cent stake in the BoC Insurance to the Bank of China (BoC, SEHK:03988; SSE:601988), according to China Insurance Regulatory Commission. Now, the BoC becomes the sole shareholder of the BoC Insurance. TURKEY'S AKBANK POSTS US$1.2 BLN CONSOLIDATED NET PROFIT IN H1 ISTANBUL - ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Financial Development and the Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions
may encompass improving financial regulation and supervision, including regulation and supervision of microfinance. Improved regulation and supervision of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
FRB: Bernanke, Financial Regulation and Supervision after the ...
The theme of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Economic Conference this year--reevaluating regulatory, supervisory, and central banking policies in the wake of the crisis--is certainly timely. Not much more than a year ago, we and our international counterparts faced the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression. Fortunately, forceful and coordinated policy actions averted a global financial collapse, and since then, aided by a range of government programs, financial conditions have improved considerably. However, even though we avoided the worst financial and economic outcomes, the fallout from the crisis ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Financial Regulatory Reform: A New Foundation
supervision; improve coordination among the states; set higher standards for financial intermediaries; and promote consistent regulation of similar products ...
Succession Planning | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
It refers to making an employee eligible for a planned change in role within the organization. It is of huge significance because if a crucial employee departs unexpectedly then somebody is immediately needed to takeover his/her position since hiring someone from outside can be time consuming and the new recruit may take time to adjust in the environment. Besides, it can also facilitate when a company feels that there is a possibility that their business might expand in the near or distant future. Therefore, they need to identify talented employees, beforehand and provide them with essential training thus preparing them for ...
Google Answers: bank account in another country
I own an outsourcing company. I would like to setup a bank account in another country to receive payment from our US clients. Our US clients are 100% capable and willing to wire transfer our payments to any bank in the world we setup. I am a US citizen. I work and travel all over the world. Most of the outsourcing we do is from US companies to Chinese companies. Although, I mainly spend time in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Caribbean, and of course, China. I am hoping Google answers will help me find the best country in the world to open a bank account in. All countries are open for recommendation. The optimum ...