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熊市的三只熊

历史总不断在重复。只是每一次的重复都以不同的形势出现。从1929年到现在,三只“熊“出现了。第一只是从1929年9月到1942年4月;第二只是从1966年2月到1982年8月;第三只是从2000年1月到现在。以下的图表简要地概括事三只‘熊’。 Add a comment

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Even the best Bond Fund Manager invest in Lehman Bond

Asian investors are angry with losses tied up in complex structured products arranged by Lehman Brothers, the collapsed US investment bank.  In total there are about 50,000 people in Asian countries including Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, to have been affected by Lehman's minibonds. Add a comment

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Fannie Mae was created in the Great Depression as a government agency to create a secondary market for mortgages. The aim was to boost banks' capacity to offer home loans, buy buying up their existing home loans in exchange for cash that could be used to make new loans Fannie was partially privatised in 1968.

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Global Financial Crisis

Here is the series of major events that took place since 2007 in reverse chronological order: Add a comment

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America's economy risks the mother of all meltdown

Martin Wolf of Financial Times - I would tell audiences that we were facing not a bubble but a froth - lots of small, local bubbles that never grew to a scale that could threaten the health of the overall economy." Alan Greenspan, The Age of Turbulence. Add a comment

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