by Felix Richter, Statista.com
-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche
On Sunday, January 7, the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers at the Levi's stadium in Santa Clara, California.
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You'll learn that the Capital Adequacy Ratios and Basel accords are about preventing banks from going bust when loans go bad, rather than limiting their dangerous lending or limiting how much money they create through lending. You'll also see that there is no natural limit on how quickly the banks can create money. In other words, the money supply of the nation depends on the mood swings of banks and the senior bankers that run them. This is surely an insane way to run an economy.
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-- this post authored by Michael Patrick Cullinane, Northumbria University, Newcastle
The US baseball season is infamously long. Each team plays 162 games from the first week of April to the last week in September. October is reserved for the playoffs and the World Series. Then there's the pre-season: spring training starts in February, and the multi-million dollar trade deals consume much of the preceding winter months. November tends to be quiet, a reflective period to consider the year gone by and speculate on the one ahead. Yet the marathon season that follows, fans anticipate opening day as if it were the only event in the calendar.
by Jeff Miller, A Dash of Insight
The economic calendar is light and it is the start of the week-long Chinese New Year. This means some media time and space that must be filled. Needing an attention-getter, I expect the punditry to be asking:
Is a recession looming?
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Written by Steven Hansen
The headlines say consumer credit rate of growth surged - and came in well above market expectations. Our analysis shows year-over-year consumer credit growth rate was similar to last month with little change in the rate of growth. However, revolving credit's rate of growth is increasing, but is being offset by decline in non-revolving credit.