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2014-02-13 16:29:33

DUBLIN, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vnzqs3/construction_in) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Construction Industry in Western Europe - Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vnzqs3/construction_in ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Western European construction industry recorded a CAGR of...

2013-09-18 13:02:42

Researchers say 'urgent action' is needed to prevent further deaths In a paper published today on bmj.com, researchers are suggesting that the 2008 global economic crisis could be to blame for the increase in suicide rates in European and American countries, particularly among males and in countries with higher levels of job losses. In 2008, the International Labour Organization estimated that the number of jobless worldwide would reach approximately 212 million by 2009, an increase of...

2013-07-30 08:31:50

NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Five years after the global financial crisis, leading financial services firms have continued to take major steps to remake their risk governance frameworks and have made substantial progress in implementing risk-management changes, according to Remaking financial services: risk management five years after the crisis, a new report by EY in conjunction with the Institute of International Finance (IIF). Among the key findings, a renewed emphasis...

2013-05-09 23:43:51

Trends in the suicide rate tend to rise and fall with the economy. Loans.org spoke with experts to get a sense of why those in debt are more prone to suicide. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Through interviews with psychiatrists, lawyers, rehabilitation facility owners and people who experience the financial crisis first hand, loans.org explored the link between mounting personal loan debts and depression and suicide. Between 1999 and 2010, the suicide rate among 35- to...

2013-04-10 08:26:27

The looming threat of Europe - Get the inside scoop from world renowned financial advisors NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wed., April 10, Dr. Barry Eichengreen will be the Guest Expert on "Market Wrap with Moe Ansari," a nationally syndicated radio show that analyzes Wall Street news and provides insight into the complexities of the stock market. Tune in with Moe Ansari and Dr. Eichengreen from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. PDT on KPSA AM 1510 in Orange County as Dr....

2012-11-20 08:25:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hal S. Scott the Director of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation (CCMR), an independent and nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving regulation and enhancing the competitiveness of U.S. capital markets, today released its comprehensive study of interconnectedness and contagion in the financial system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120604/DC18232LOGO) The study engages in a detailed analysis of...

2012-09-28 02:23:21

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Financial Times/Harris Poll in the five largest European countries looks at the issue of Greece - how it impacts the eurozone, whether other European countries should be doing more to help it and if the bailout money will ever be repaid - and finds there are conflicting feelings in Western Europe on these issues. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) Specifically, the largest looming question is whether Greece...

2012-09-05 06:25:43

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Financial regulators should turn their attention to the potential threats to financial stability lurking in the shadow banking system, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Combatting the Dangers Lurking in the Shadows: The Macroprudential Regulation of Shadow Banking," David Longworth, former deputy governor of the Bank of Canada, argues greater regulation of the financial entities in the sector is required to mitigate the...

2012-07-26 06:22:13

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are proven leaders in growing the U.S. economy. But the lingering credit crunch is hurting their ability to grow and create jobs, hampering our economic recovery. In a new study, released by the TechAmerica Foundation, business expert Andrew Sherman lays out a model to overcome the credit crunch by tapping the idle cash reserves of big businesses, currently estimated at more than $2 trillion. The study...

2012-05-22 06:22:52

TORONTO, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada needs a policy framework and new governance structure beyond what is in place to reduce the potential for future financial crises, according to Paul Jenkins, former Senior Deputy Governor, and Gordon Thiessen, former Governor of the Bank of Canada. In "Reducing the Potential for Future Financial Crises: A Framework for Macro-Prudential Policy in Canada," a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute, they make the case for establishing a...