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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    US consumer debt rises despite less use of credit cards

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 12:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US consumer credit rose more than expected in September, but credit card usage fell for a fourth straight month, which could help shed some light on the slowdown in consumer spending growth during the third quarter. Total consumer cr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1350687/us-consumer-debt-rises-despite-less-use-credit-cards
  2. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    US household debts grow amid investment drought

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 03:02am by Reuters

    ... James Saft Conflicting spending patterns are blamed for soaring asset prices in a bleak job market US household debts grow amid investment drought Households in the United States are borrowing like it's 2008 but businesses simply won't play along. That gap, between households which once again are taking on debt and businesses which can find nothing better to do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1362275/us-household-debts-grow-amid-investment-drought
  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKMA chief's household debt fears overblown

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com A clearer view of indebtedness reveals nothing to fret over, despite HKMA chief's alarmist talk Household debt concerns can be shown the door Soaring household debt and rampant consumer spending have put Hong Kong's economy at risk of overheating, the city's central bank boss said yesterday. SCMP, May 4   Let's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1231746/hkma-chiefs-household-debt-fears-overblown
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Why the HKMA should fret over consumer debt

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of trying to live beyond their means. Among other things, Chan is worried that private consumption is growing faster than incomes, and that the city's level of household debt is rising, ... points out, household debts have actually declined as a proportion of total loans. I am not so sure he should dismiss the debt-to-GDP measure so lightly. After all, the ratio of a country's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1231717/why-hkma-should-fret-over-consumer-debt
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerators are not the only way to deal with household waste

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 01:14am by Howard Winn

    ... bust together with debts to employees and suppliers while another company it registered in November is believed to be the conduit for payments for work completed which is being funnelled back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1435273/incinerators-are-not-only-way-deal-household-waste
  6. News - World - SECURITY

    Hackers who attacked JPMorgan accessed data of 76 million households

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 08:35pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington and Toronto JPMorgan says phishing is the main threat, as attackers got access to names and contact details U.S. bank hack hit 76m households Hackers exploited an employee password to crack a JPMorgan Chase server and pull off one of the largest cyber-attacks ever, accessing data on 76 million households and 7 million businesses. JPMorgan, the largest US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1609004/hackers-who-attacked-jpmorgan-accessed-data-76-million-households
  7. Property - International - SWEDEN

    Sweden's opposition party pushes for lower mortgage rates

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Bloomberg

    ... to make housing more affordable. Andersson also suggested relaxing some rules designed to stem the growth in household debt, which is at a record high. The Social Democrats' embrace ... Households with mortgages owe their creditors an average of almost four times their disposable income while the overall average debt load of Swedes is about 175 per cent. The central bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1588769/swedens-opposition-party-pushes-lower-mortgage-rates
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - MACROSCOPE

    China's property market is unlikely to be a US-style disaster

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by THU HA CHOW

    ... Thu Ha Chow Households on the mainland are not so saddled with debt as pre-crisis America, and future demand for property is likely to be strong Mainland property market unlikely ... For example, despite superficial parallels with the US in 2007, excessive household debt is not an issue. Mainland households typically have lots of savings and little debt. Last year, mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1611650/chinas-property-market-unlikely-be-us-style-disaster
  9. Business - Money - BONDS

    Bottom-up research pays off when it comes to assessing distressed debt

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore China-fuelled bond market boom has increased the number of risky borrowers, putting a premium on local knowledge when rating debt Bottom-up research pays off for debt duo In China's expanding apartment market, Sandra Chow and Cheong Yin Chin have figured out one way to tell whether properties are occupied: drive by and see if people are actually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1562996/bottom-research-pays-when-it-comes-assessing
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Prepaid bin bags are the way to charge household for waste collection, group says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Fees based on household's volume of waste favoured for government charging scheme Prepaid bags are the way to throw: council group A subcommittee under the Council for Sustainable Development will recommend the government charge households for waste disposal using designated prepaid bags, with fees based on volume. It will also suggest a transition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598253/prepaid-bags-are-way-throw-council-sustainable-development-group

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