Interim review

A year has passed since the initial cracks opened in the US debt markets and the term ‘subprime loans’ emerged into the wider public consciousness. Since then, a lot has happened – to put it very mildly – so let’s step back and try and see where we are, what we passed along the way, and where we’re heading. Throughout […]

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WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an outstanding blog software and that is why many people choose to use it for building their blogs. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and to provide the following resources, which facilitate the creation of WordPress websites: WordPress tutorial Free WordPress themes Expert WordPress hosting WordPress tutorial The WordPress tutorial at SiteGround explains the basic […]

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The trap is sprung

On Wednesday the data for US inflation in January were published. The Consumer Price Index rose in January by 0.4% and the ‘core’ index, which strips out ‘volatile’ items such as food and energy, rose by 0.3%. In both cases, this was ‘more than expected’. Let’s gloss quickly over the issue of ‘more than expected’, meaning that the analysts whose […]

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About:

Pinchas Landau is an economic and financial analyst, serving as a consultant to major financial institutions in Israel and abroad on domestic and global developments. After working in banking and investment, he moved to journalism in 1983 and served as financial correspondent of the Jerusalem Post and then as senior columnist for Globes, Israel’s business daily. He has written for […]

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As we know it

There is an enormous difference between ‘the end of the world’, and ‘the end of the world as we know it’. The former has never happened, at least in recorded history, although Noah apparently got pretty close. The latter happens with remarkable regularity, although most people tend to deny even the ex ante possibility, let alone the ex post fact. […]

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