Saturday , 24 July 2021

Banking

Which Countries Have the Most Debt? Here’s a Ranking (+3K Views)

Even if all federal tax revenue was applied to pay down U.S. sovereign debt, it would take 10 years (not including any interest) to do so! This infographic shows how other countries like Canada, UK, Australia and Germany, among others, rank in comparison.es like Canada, UK, Australia and Germany, among others, rank in comparison.

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Negative Interest Rates Will Likely Hurt, Not Help, Economic & Financial Stability – Here’s Why (+2K Views)

There’s a view in some policy circles that easy monetary policy is goodInterest-Rates for an economy, and the more stimulus you add, the better...This latest stimulus is taking the form of negative interest rates, or charging banks to park their cash with the expectation that this will spur lending and economic growth...In my opinion, however, negative rates—or high rental costs for money storage—are excessive and more likely to hurt, rather than help, economic and financial stability. Here are a few reasons why:

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Derivatives Are Nothing More Than A “Game” of Russian Roulette! Here’s Why (+3K Views)

Russian Roulette: Put one bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spin the cylinder, point the gun at YOUR head, and pull the trigger. Most revolvers have 6 chambers, so your odds of surviving are 5 in 6, IF you quit after pulling the trigger once. Press your luck, spin the cylinder, point the gun, and pull the trigger again. It might be okay. Try for a third time? Now let's play Russian roulette - derivatives style.

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