Gjeldskrisen i EU
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators adopted a rule on Wednesday designed to avert another financial crisis, but two officials dissented, saying it did not do enough to discourage banks from lending to borrowers with shaky credit and then passing the mortgage risk to investors.
Barclays analysts say healthcare groups shares benefit whether it is predator or prey Healthcare group Smith and Nephew has been under pressure recently, with a failed US trial of its spray-on skin treatment for leg ulcers along with fading hopes of a US bid. Amercian medical technology group Stryker but some investors had hoped it would return in November. However the recent US attempts to halt overseas deals done for tax reasons cast a shadow over many rumoured US-UK bids. Since June S&N shares have seen the biggest correction (down 18%) since [...]
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- If Republicans win the Senate, President Obama risks another bruising recession if he doesn't embrace compromise and abandon ineffective populist prescriptions. Slower growth in Europe and emerging markets such as China and Brazil threatens U.S. exports and demand for American-made products. At home, stock market volatility threatens consumer confidence and sales of autos, new homes and other big-ticket items. Must Read: Here Are 20 Stocks That Could Buck the Odds and Do Well in October Stimulus spending only temporarily [...]
Premature tightening in monetary policy could leave the UK vulnerable to shocks, say majority of MPC members in October Bank of England policymakers remained split over whether to raise interest rates immediately, with two members of the nine-strong monetary policy committee (MPC) voting in favour this month. revealed that dissenters Martin Weale and Ian McCafferty voted for a 0.25 percentage-point rise to 0.75% for a third successive month. The remaining seven members, however, including the Bank governor, Mark Carney, voted to leave rates [...]
NEW DELHI - West Indies cricket faces a potentially crippling financial crisis after a peeved India Tuesday suspended future visits to the Caribbean following the abandonment last week of the tour to India. The West Indies cut short their tour last Friday because of an internal pay dispute, even though the fifth one-day international, a Twenty20 match and three Tests still remained to be ...
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Looking around the world today, here's what I see: developed -- and emerging -- market stocks are in decline, currencies are tumbling in value, gold and silver are headed south,aoil has plunged and foreign bond prices are falling. The only asset moving up in value is our dollar. Must Read: Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks It's 2008 all over again, when, in the wake of the U.S.-inspired global financial crisis, every asset class in the world tumbled relative to the dollar. That proved a temporary state of affairs. [...]