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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Forecast of 30 per cent slump in home prices is about right

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 02:31am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Barclays may have jumped the gun earlier, but its researchers point to burden of mortgage servicing when rates rise amid abundant supply Forecast of 30 per cent slump in home ... that "supply is short and mortgage rates are low by historical standards- both of which should help support prices", this time Barclays makes an arresting case. Although the US Federal Reserve ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Ask yourself this morning: Is my job a load of billshut?

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and denunciations of the "profound psychological violence" done to workers by their jobs, there wasn't much either radical or especially left wing about his highly entertaining polemic. ... predicted that by the end of the 20th century advances in technology would allow us all to work for just 15 hours a week. Why, wondered the LSE professor, has this prediction so signally failed ...

  3. Beware: investment gurus can damage your wealth

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... as inflation has rocketed and the local currency has collapsed from 10 Zimbabwe dollars to US$1 to roughly 3 trillion today. If Mr Rogers has cooled towards Africa, he has warmed to his other favourite themes and remains as bullish as ever on China and commodities, and as bearish on the US dollar. In fact, so consistently has Mr Rogers stuck to his guns that anyone present both yesterday ...

  4. Fall in stock volatility may not last long

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Experience tells us that markets tend to plod higher, then plunge lower, which means unusual price swings usually hurt rather than help the ordinary share buyer. Clearly the level of market ... something interesting. Volatility is correlated with interest rates. When rates rise, so does the violence of stock market price swings, although often with a time lag. For the Hang Seng Index, ...

  5. Author sees catastrophic trouble in China's ballooning debt level

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... and with China's economy strengthened rather than undermined by joining the WTO, Mr Chang is sticking to his guns. In a statement last month to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission of the US Congress, he warned that the mainland's economy is heading for a major debt crisis as borrowing reaches unsustainable heights. Although China's official sovereign debt burden ...



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