May 26th, 2015
Early Headlines: Revolutionary new Silk Road, GM and Deere Want to Force Only Factory Authorized Repair, China Sea Power, Greece Fights On and More
Early Bird Headlines 26 May 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
Written by Merlin Rothfeld, Online Trading Academy
Econintersect: Here is a day-by-day rundown of the global economic calendar events for the coming week and the important earnings announcements each day, as well.
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May 25th, 2015
by Thomas M. Humphrey - Econ Focus, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
The story of how central banks handled the global financial crisis in 2007-2008 is now familiar: They bent the traditional rules of lending to provide emergency funds to a wide array of institutions that lacked short-term financing, hoping to keep the institutions alive and minimize recession and job loss. Since then, scholars have continued to debate central bank crisis procedures. The starting point for many is the 19th century classical economists, whose prescriptions would go on to govern some of the world's most successful central banks.