2018/09/13: The current global expansion will likely continue into next year, given that the US is running large fiscal deficits, China is pursuing loose fiscal and credit policies, and Europe remains on a recovery path.
But by 2020, the conditions will be ripe for a financial crisis, followed by a global recession. There are 10 reasons for this.
Come 2020, the stage will be set for another downturn and, unlike in 2008, governments will lack the policy tools to manage it.
The space for fiscal stimulus is already limited by massive public debt. The possibility for more unconventional monetary policies will be limited by bloated balance sheets and the lack of headroom to cut policy rates. And financial-sector bailouts will be intolerable in countries with resurgent populist movements and near-insolvent governments.
2012/09/10: It's been four years since the U.S. launched a massive bailout of the financial system and the auto industry. While much of the bailout money has been paid back, the government still owns large shares in companies such as AIG and GM, and has yet to recoup some $200 billion in bailouts. Here's a breakdown by industry.
Come anticipato nell'ultimo post di Alberto esiste una via per mettere in sicurezza il sistema bancario italiano senza far necessariamente pagare il conto ai contribuenti: in breve, fare come in Spagna. Proviamo ad illustrarla dopo aver chiarito perché, invece, quella adottata dal governo porta solo ad ulteriori, futuri disastri.
A few hours ago, the Greek government announced that state television and radio channels would be silenced at midnight. No public debate, no debate in Parliament, no warning. Nothing. ERT, the Gree
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The Germans call this sort of thing "a permanent bailout." We just call it "Missouri.