Posts filed under “Think Tank”

What’s Different About the Latest Housing Boom?

Category: Real Estate, Think Tank

ISIL’s psychotic ambitions

Terrorist rings come and go throughout history, and Da’ish (ISIL) is the latest to spread horror and fear to a marred civilization.  The research here (assembling thousands of data points from regional news and government sources) shows that terrorism is on the rise, squeezed in one location(s) at times but sooner or later spread out in others….Read More

Category: Think Tank, War/Defense

Effects of US Quantitative Easing on Emerging Market Economies

Category: Federal Reserve, Think Tank

Global Fallout from China’s Industrial Slowdown

Global Fallout from China’s Industrial Slowdown Mark Spiegel FRBSF Economic Letter 2015-35 | November 23, 2015         China’s demand for imports helps support the global economic recovery, so China’s recent economic slowdown has caused international concern. China’s slowdown is concentrated in the industrial sector, while its emerging service sector has shown much…Read More

Category: Think Tank

Category: Employment, Think Tank

Fed: Who Is Holding All the Excess Reserves?

Category: Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Think Tank


“When you got nothing, You got nothing to lose” Like A Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan I’ve been a victim of internet hate. Sometimes private, sometime public. Sometimes e-mail, sometimes on Twitter and other social networks, as well as nooks and crannies all over the web. My crime? Having an opinion and a status those complaining do…Read More

Category: Think Tank, War/Defense

Category: Think Tank


You’re just a pawn in their game. You think by protesting freemium you’re saving the world from broke musicians. But Wall Street talks and you walk, and it all comes down to money. And those with the deep pockets are playing for high stakes and they don’t care about what’s happening in your bedroom, the…Read More

Category: M&A, Music, Think Tank, Venture Capital

Global Shadow Banking Monitoring Report 2015

Category: Think Tank