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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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Against Oil Odds: Investment Impacts from Plunging Petroleum Prices

The most interesting and exciting thing in world markets this year has been the weakness in the oil price. That has surprised some people, but I do think that it’s important to bear in mind some of the fundamental reasons for it. This video covers some of my thoughts: The weakness is the oil…

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