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How do you say “Bear Stearns” in Chinese?: Headlines about the credit markets in China certainly feel like a “Bear Stearns moment” is not too far away. China expert Charlene Chu sat down with The Telegraph and discussed why that may or may not happen. “Whether or not a single trust product like this [the ICBC trust] would be the start of the unravelling is much harder to tell, because you’ve got such an interventionist government in China.[…] Continue Reading »
A roundup of all the best financial news and analysis from Day 2 of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Global bank capitalization much improved since crisis: Despite talk that little has changed, banks’ capital positions are much better than they were before the financial crisis, Bank for International Settlements General Manager Jaime Caruana said on CNBC.[…] Continue Reading »
News and analyses worth a read this weekend …
A former software engineer wrote in The New York Times about how algorithmic-trading firms could learn a thing or two from credit card companies about merging human intelligence with artificial intelligence to avoid the next Knight Capital Group debacle.