Written by Econintersect
Early Bird Headlines 30 November 2015
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from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Bruce Morley, University of Bath
The subprime mortgage market brought the world to its knees, so what on earth are we doing inviting it back to the party?
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by Dirk Ehnts, Econoblog101
For my new book on money and credit in the euro zone I use data on domestic credit to the private sector. Oddly enough, the data has been changed and is now significantly lower than before. The credit bubble has popped! The World Bank has the data series online (here). Domestic credit to GDP in Spain stood at 127.4 in 2014, down from a bit less than 200 in 2012. What?!
from EconMatters, EconMatters.com
Holiday Melt Up in Stocks
Apple and most stocks do routinely well during the 4th quarter, and especially the last couple of months of trading after earnings are out, and the fund managers are pushing everything up with the goal of making their trading numbers by year end window dressing.
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Total Fed Balance Sheet:
Fed's Balance Sheet week ending balance sheet was $4,439 trillion..