Dawit Kuma

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What is the universe made of? What is consciousness? The 20 big questions in science http://t.gu.com/oq7Fi

The portable Summers

2013-08-30T10:30:58.000Z<p>By: Joseph Cotterill<p>The Fed is his to lose, so here’s a useful service by Barclays rates analysts — quotes from Larry Summers …

‘I take your hypothetical scenario of counterparty failure, and raise you a bank resolution regime…’

2013-08-30T13:05:57.000Z<p>By: Lisa Pollack<p>Imagine spending an entire career evaluating bad things that <i>might</i> happen to financial institutions. It’s no …

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Argentine roulette

2013-08-27T17:42:31.000Z<p>By: Joseph Cotterill<p>They did it! They finally did it, post-Second Circuit fiasco:<p>[Bloomberg] Argentina will send a bill to …

Krishnamurthy & Vissing-Jorgensen: keep buying MBS, enough with the Treasuries

2013-08-23T17:56:10.000Z<p>By: Cardiff Garcia<p>Click here to read the enthusiastically anticipated new paper by Arvind Krishnamurthy and Annette …

The rise of the independent tourist

THE UN World Tourism Organisation reported earlier this year that the Chinese were now the world’s biggest spenders on international tourism. They …

A new development in the China bad bank story

2013-08-16T09:47:23.000Z<p>By: Kate Mackenzie<p>Earlier this week we wrote about how China is using its fiscal reserves to help retire some of the bad …

Bill Gross vs. Jeff Gundlach

2013 has been a wild year so far for bond investors, with rates hitting two year highs in yesterday’s trade. While its easy to make money in bonds when interest rates are falling, the true test of a bond fund manager is if they are able to earn a return for their investors, or at least minimize …

Shilling: Beware These Portfolio Shockers

Schizophrenic security markets are reflecting the Federal Reserve’s dilemma. It’s torn between reducing and eventually eliminating its ongoing additions to huge excess member-bank reserves and supporting what it sees as a still fragile economy with unacceptably high unemployment.<p>With …

Japan’s lessons for China

2013-07-23T11:11:51.000Z<p>By: FT Alphaville<p>In last week’s post about when does a growth deceleration become a crisis, we looked at the likely …

Big Data, Analytics And The Future Of Marketing And Sales

Big Data is the biggest game-changing opportunity for marketing and sales since the Internet went mainstream almost 20 years ago. That statement often prompts vigorous head nodding from executives, but is quickly followed by head scratching. “How can we make this happen?”<p>We’ve recently published a …

The emporium strikes back

“THE staff at Jessops would like to thank you for shopping with Amazon.” With that parting shot plastered to the front door of one of its shops, a …

A glimpse into the world of Google

As the first UK newspaper allowed to attend a "Nooglers" session for new Google employees at its California HQ, The Sunday Telegraph gets an insider's view of the company's multi-billion dollar search to stay ahead.<p>It is Monday morning, and 150 "Nooglers" are gathered in a large room on <b>Google's</b> …

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