Money and Banking - Part 19 (B): Financial institutions: An overview

September 1st, 2017
in Business, Money and Banking

Regulated Portfolio Management Companies: Mutual Funds and Others

Portfolio management companies provide a wide variety of placement opportunities to economic units with spare funds who do not want to, or cannot, directly buy securities or other assets. There are three broad types of portfolio management companies: mutual funds, closed-end funds, and unit investment trusts (UITs). One of the main differences between them is the characteristics of the shares they issue in terms of marketability and redeemability.

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All Things Bullish

August 30th, 2017
in Business, Money and Banking

by John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline

“Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria.”– Sir John Templeton

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Consumers Continue to Support Healthy GDP Growth

August 30th, 2017
in consumer metrics institute, gdp

by Rick Davis, Consumer Metrics Institute

August 30, 2017 - BEA Revises 2nd Quarter 2017 GDP Growth Upward to 3.04%:

In their second estimate of the US GDP for the second quarter of 2017, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported that the US economy was growing at a +3.04% annual rate, up +0.48% from their previous estimate and up +1.80% from the prior quarter.

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German Macroeconomics: The Long Shadow of Walter Eucken

by Voxeu.org

-- this post authored by Peter Bofinger

At first sight, it is difficult to explain why the macroeconomic debate and macroeconomic policy in Germany differ considerably from other countries, despite the same academic textbooks and models being used as elsewhere. This column explains how a specific paradigm of macroeconomics, developed by Walter Eucken and diametrically opposed to Keynesian economics, is behind the German formal theoretical apparatus. The success of German macroeconomic policy can be attributed to the openness of the German economy, which allows it to benefit from macroeconomic policies pursued in other major countries.

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A Brief History of the Bank of England’s Endogenous Money Policies: An Ode to Roy Harrod

by Philip Pilkington

Roy Harrod, usually remembered today for his part in the development of the Harrod-Domar growth model was also, so far as I can see, the most sophisticated monetary economist among the early Post-Keynesians. His book Money, designed as a sort of textbook put together over the years using his lecture notes, is a testament to how a course on monetary economics should be taught.

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