About Web Admin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Web Admin has created 2995 blog entries.

Danielle DiMartino Booth

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been over a year since Germany’s top banking regulator warned that negative interest rates were a “seeping poison” infecting Germany’s financial system. Such was the pressure exerted on German life insurers, “a handful” had been put on death watch, as in they might be forced to wind down by 2018...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Things sure are heating up out there and I do not refer to the Spring weather setting in, infusing our Vitamin D-deprived souls with a much-needed happy booster. It’s quite the opposite, I’m afraid to say. As temperatures are rising, it seems tensions are as well, especially inside that special place called the Beltway. You would never know it by peering down the Walls of the Street. All is well. Why, you may be asking, are markets so insolently insouciant? Let us count the reasons why...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

I spend an inordinate amount of time pondering the potential outcome of public pensions in this country. My buddies managing municipal bonds chide me for wasting my mental energies on doom and gloom scenarios that will never come to pass. But for the life of me, I just can’t square the circle. I understand that when you sum every state and municipalities’ revenues and obligations, we might be OK. But that’s not how state and municipal laws work. Marrying them all together implies storm clouds are forming over Washington DC...

By | May, 3, 2017|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments