Tag archive for ‘global financial’
Joseph E. Stiglitz
Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz, Hamid Rashid: What’s Holding Back the World Economy?

Seven years after the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, the world economy continued to stumble in 2015. According to the United Nations’ report World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016, the average More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Yacht Industry Casualty of Falling Ruble

There are many in Russia who are struggling to make ends meet or even to put food on the table as the ruble falls to rubble. Few of them even take time to consider the difficulties faced by those in the yacht More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

President of the International Crisis Group, Jean-Marie Guéhenno: Fanatics, Charlatans, and Economists

Throughout the world, it seems, crisis is gripping national politics. In election after election, voter turnout has hit historic lows. Politicians are universally reviled. Mainstream parties, desperate More...

Reuters On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Russian economy suffers first contraction since global crisis

– Russia’s economy shrank sharply in November and the rouble resumed its slide on Monday as Western sanctions and a slump in oil prices combined to inflict the first contraction in GDP since the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

The UK Israel Tech Hub Taking Applications for TeXchange 2015

The UK Israel Tech Hub has launched its TeXchange 2015, which gives Israeli Fintech (financial related technologies) startups an opportunity to break into global markets through Europe’s biggest financial More...

Eli Horn On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Putin Remains Defiant as Oil Dips to $55 a Barrel

Global crude oil prices slumped anew on December 18, a day after a short-covering rally, as traders placed fresh bets the market would resume a six-month rout on worries about a supply glut, Reuters More...

Reuters On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Sudden swings expose fragility of financial markets: BIS

– Sudden swings in financial markets recently suggest they are becoming increasingly sensitive to unexpected events, the global organization of central banks said on Sunday, warning “more than More...

Associated Press On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Yellen says Fed must focus on globalization 

–   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the growing globalization of financial markets requires the Federal Reserve to understand how economic developments in other nations may affect the U.S. More...

Noam Meir On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Lipa Lieberman to Sell NY FiDi Office Building for $140 Million

Lipa Lieberman of eastern Consolidated will be handling the $140 million sale of a Manhattan office building belonging to the Brooklyn based Weiss Family, according to a report in The Real Deal. The 20 story More...

Irit Avissar On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Blender launches peer-to-peer lending in Israel

– The Aviv family and Giora Ofer today officially launched Blender – an online lending platform. –   One of the growth areas in the global financial sector is peer-to-peer lending – More...

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