Author: EconMatters

ECB Putting Federal Reserve In A Bad Spot

ECB Putting Federal Reserve In A Bad Spot

ECB Putting Federal Reserve In A Bad Spot by EconMatters ECB Policy Press Conference I was watching a little of the ECB policy press conference this morning and there were a lot of thoughts that came out of that event […]

A New World Order Of Corporate America Recruiting?

A New World Order Of Corporate America Recruiting?

A New World Order Of Corporate America Recruiting? by EconMatters By EconMatters In June, I did three posts discussing some of the things in Corporate America, either from personal observation or first hand accounts through friends, readers, or colleagues. (Read: […]

What is a Market?

What is a Market?

What is a Market? What is a Market? Market Definition The Merriam-Webster definition for Market is the following: (1) : a meeting together of people for the purpose of trade by private purchase and sale and usually not by auction […]

Nai or Oxi on the Greek Referendum?

Nai or Oxi on the Greek Referendum?

Nai or Oxi on the Greek Referendum? Greece missed a €1.6bn (£1.1bn) payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The country’s current bailout then expired on Tuesday. On Sunday, Greece will vote on a landmark referendum: “Yes” or “No” (“Nai” or […]

Charting Greek Referendum Path

Charting Greek Referendum Path

Charting Greek Referendum Path by EconMatters Greece missed a payment to the The International Monetary Fund (IMF) of about 1.5 billion euros, or $1.7 billion, on Tuesday which officially put the country in the ranks of Sudan, Somalia and Zimbabwe. […]

How China Lost an Entire “Spain” in 17 Days

How China Lost an Entire “Spain” in 17 Days

Concerned about a tumbling equity market, PBOC moved to cut both interest rates and the reserve requirement ratio for banks over the weekend. However, increasingly wary of a market bubble in China, investors still sent Shanghai Composite spiraling down another […]

Greek Crisis: What’s Next After Capital Controls?

Greek Crisis: What’s Next After Capital Controls?

Greek Crisis: What’s Next After Capital Controls? by EconMatters Greece Imposed Emergency Capital Control Greece is still staring down the barrel of a $1.8-billion loan payment to the IMF (supposedly due on Tuesday). The latest development is that Greece imposed […]

China’s $370 Billion Margin Call

China’s $370 Billion Margin Call

China’s stock markets tumbled on Friday to near bear territory further deepening the sell-off that started two weeks ago.  The Shanghai Composite, down 7.4% on the day, has fallen 19% from its June 12 high wiping out $1.25 trillion in […]

How Some Companies Are Scamming Job Applicants

How Some Companies Are Scamming Job Applicants

How Some Companies Are Scamming Job Applicants by EconMatters After posting our latest piece about getting hiring now takes longer, we learned a disturbing trend in the current company interview practice (we are talking about Fortune 500 companies) from some […]