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from Liberty Street Economics
-- this post authored by Jacob Adenbaum, David Hubbs, Antoine Martin, and Ira Selig
In a recent Important Notice, the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) announced that it would no longer support interbank trading for its General Collateral Finance Repo Service. (GCF Repo, hereafter GCF Repo, is a registered service mark of FICC.) But what exactly is the GCF Repo market? And what is interbank GCF Repo specifically?
Infographic Of The Day: Top 10 Floating Wall Shelves For Your Home
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from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Phil Lewis, University of Canberra; Ian McAuley, University of Canberra; John Daley, Grattan Institute; John Wanna, Australian National University, and Richard Holden, UNSW Australia
In the lead up to the federal budget on May 3, we asked five experts to dispel some of the most common myths associated with government budgets.
Written by Lance Roberts, Clarity Financial
I want to update the short-term analysis from last week.
29Apr2016 Market Update: DOW Off Triple Digits, Crude Prices Have Slipped Off Session Highs And Shor
29Apr2016 Pre-Market Commentary: US Futures Fractionally Lower, Crude Prices Moving Higher, US Dolla
Written by Steven Hansen
Econintersect's Economic Index marginally dropped into contraction. The index is at the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession.