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Will Greece Slip on Its Road to Economic Recovery?



The Greek parliament has failed to elect a new president through three rounds of voting, and it will now call a snap election in late January. Polls currently suggest that Syriza, a left-wing anti-establishment party, will emerge as the single largest party in a new parliament. However, it’s not…

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Increased Bank Capital Requirements – Some Investors Love It, Some Hate It



On 9 December, the Federal Reserve (Fed) released a notice of proposed rule-making (NPR) that would require the largest U.S. banks to increase their capital levels even further. Specifically, this new capital requirement will be tied to a bank’s “systemic risk profile.” That’s a fancy way…

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