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EconMatters wrote a new blog post titled The NBA Is Rigged (13 hours ago)

By EconMattersIt has long been speculated that the NBA assigns certain refs to officiate games to get outcomes they want for either prolonging a series to get more game a ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled This week in monetary policy: Israel, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Mauritius, Canada, Fiji, Bulgaria, Gambia & Dominican Rep. (23 hours ago)

      This week - May 27 through June 2 - central banks from 10 countries or jurisdictions are scheduled to decide on monetary policy: Israel, Kenya, Kyrgyz Re ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Indonesia to hold unscheduled meeting, rupiah rises (2 days ago)

      Indonesia's central bank will hold "an additional" monthly meeting of its governors on May 30, igniting speculation that it will raise its key interest r ...

EconMatters wrote a new blog post titled The Last Straw of “Shadow” National Debt (3 days ago)

By EconMattersAmerica is truly a debt nation.  Our national debt is now $21 trillion on course to approach $29 trillion by the end of the next decade with more than ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Angola unifies lending and basic rate, cuts reserve ratio (3 days ago)

      Angola's central bank unified its marginal lending facility with its basic interest rate as the BNA rate, which it said would now reflect the effective c ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Turkey raises late lending rate 300 bps to curb inflation (4 days ago)

      After weeks of speculation and pressure on the lira's exchange rate, Turkey's central bank raised its its late liquidity lending rate by 300 basis points ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled UPDATE-This week in monetary policy: Ghana, Hungary, Nigeria, Argentina, Paraguay, South Korea, South Africa, Ukraine, Pakistan & Colombia (5 days ago)

    (Following item is updated with Pakistan's central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), which will announce its monetary policy for the next two months on Fr ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Ghana cuts rate 100 bps on subdued risks to inflation (7 days ago)

      Ghana's central bank lowered its monetary policy rate by a further 100 basis points to 17.0 percent on subdued risks to the inflation outlook and "while ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled This week in monetary policy: Ghana, Hungary, Nigeria, Argentina, Paraguay, South Korea, South Africa, Ukraine & Colombia (8 days ago)

    This week - May 20 through May 26 - central banks from 9 countries or jurisdictions are scheduled to decide on monetary policy: Ghana, Hungary, Nigeria, Ar ...

EconMatters wrote a new blog post titled Corporate America vs. Margin Call, the Movie (11 days ago)

By EconMattersIf you have watched the movie Margin Call, you should remember the scene where Stanley Tucci's character gets a knock on door by an HR woman and brought int ...

EconMatters wrote a new blog post titled The Smartphone Super Cycle Is Dead (12 days ago)

By EconMattersThose Apple Channel checks that got investors all worried ahead of Apple's latest earnings report were spot on, it will show up in this next quarter, as the ...

EconMatters wrote a new blog post titled Oil and Gasoline Spike While Trump Does "Deal Making" (13 days ago)

By EconMattersMay 15, 2018Calling it “a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made”, President Trump declared last Tuesday that the U.S. will pull ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Armenia maintains rate, still sees gradual tightening (13 days ago)

      Armenia's central bank left its benchmark refinancing rate at 6.0 percent - unchanged since February 2017 - and confirmed that it still expects to gradua ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled This week in monetary policy: Armenia, Iceland,Thailand, Poland, Zambia, Brazil, Jamaica, Indonesia, Egypt, Mexico & Mauritius (15 days ago)

     This week - May 13 through May 19 - central banks from 11 countries or jurisdictions are scheduled to decide on monetary policy: Armenia, Iceland, Th ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled BOE holds rate, but still sees little economic slack (18 days ago)

      The Bank of England (BOE) left its benchmark Bank Rate at 0.50 percent, as widely expected following soft first quarter data, but forecast that economic ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Malaysia holds rate, economic prospects remain strong (18 days ago)

       Malaysia's central bank left its benchmark Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25 percent, as expected, saying it expects underlying inflation to rema ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Philippines hikes rate 25 bps to curb inflation expectation (18 days ago)

       The Philippine central bank raised its benchmark overnight reverse repurchase (RRP) rate by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent, as widely expected, sa ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled New Zealand holds rate, steady for 'considerable time" (18 days ago)

     New Zealand's central bank left its benchmark Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.75 percent, as widely expected, and said it expects to maintain the OCR "at th ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Argentina maintains rate at 40% after 3 rapid-fire hikes (19 days ago)

      Argentina's central bank left its monetary policy rate at 40 percent after three sharp rate hikes in 12 days and said it expects to keep real interest ra ...

CentralBankNews wrote a new blog post titled Romania raises rate 25 bps as inflation still accelerating (21 days ago)

      Romania's central bank raised its monetary policy rate by another 25 basis points to 2.50 percent, its third rate hike this year, saying its latest infla ...