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  • Regulation Of The Credit Default Swaps Case Study

    also shared by the European authorities as they feel that the speculators on the market are buying too many Default swaps on Greece. I believe the default swaps should be allowed on Greece, however only in the case to hedge against buying Greek bonds. I believe the naked CDS market is too important to the global economy. However the securities these companies deal with should be made transparent. I feel the volume they trade in is ok as long as the shareholders money is being invested wisely, that is the part of regulation I feel should be implemented, as regulation may cause harm unless it is in the best interests of the economy in the long term and not just seen as a short term economic policy. Although the naked CDS market accounts for over 80% of the CDS market I feel that hedge funds and money managers may be allowed to invest. If the regulator bodies were merged with bank and government I feel that would allow banks to invest in these securities if the firm were to report to a body on a regular basis. I believe we will also have to look out for the BRIC economies in this market as it is estimated for 2012 they will be importing more than rich countries in…

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  • Crisis: Ending Too Big To Fail Policy Analysis

    failures. One instance in which the “too-big-to-fail policy” has been used goes in part with AIG Insurance Company. The problem that AIG ran into involved their business with credit default swaps. Originally, AIG mostly did business with traditional insurance products; however, after getting involved with credit default swaps the company incurred a lot more risk as well as to the institutions that bought the swaps. The swaps AIG invested in had to do with subprime mortgages. The problem that…

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  • What Are The Risks Of The Student Loan Bubble

    I will be examining the risks of the student loan bubble. Over the last 5 years the American federal reserve bank has increased spending on federal student loans over 1,000%. From $100 billion to over $1 trillion dollars. According to Kate Hardiman from University of Notre Dame “Economists believe the amount of federal money allocated to student loans shown in this graph is highly “unsustainable.””. With the increasingly large amount of risky student loans being given out its not going to be…

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  • The Rhetorical Analysis Of College Pressures By William Zinsser

    As leader of a residential college at Yale University, William Zinsser describes the different amount of pressures that students struggle with in college in his essay, “College Pressures”. Because of his position at the university, he constantly noticed the students around him and the anxiety that was radiating off them. He believes that economic pressures cause students to feel anxious about paying back student loans after college. However, parental pressure leads students to make decisions…

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  • 1980s Housing Crisis

    history. Since expansion is followed by an economic recession, when the stock market crashed in 2000, there was a shift in dollars going away from the stock market into housing. This is what is known as the housing bubble. There was plenty of “cheap money” available for loans so naturally, people took advantage. When they saw the price of housing increase, they wanted in on the action. They took out these cheap loans to try and flip houses and make a living. The housing market peaked in 2006.…

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  • Charter Bank Case

    The Mahaffey’s signed a promissory note with Mortgage Finance Corporation. After the job was completed, Five Star failed to complete certain parts of the agreement; because of the defects the Mahaffey’s refused to make the payments due on the note. Mortgage finance instituted foreclosure proceedings to collect the money owed. The Federal Trade Commission rule can possibly protect the Mahaffey’s because the rule prevents separating the consumer’s duty to pay the credit and the seller’s duty…

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  • 6 Reasons Why Singapore's Small Medium Enterprises Take Up A Business Loan Case Study

    6 reasons why Singapore 's Small medium enterprises (SME) take up a business loan It is no secret that the economy is tough. Unemployment rates have put the globe on a huge wheel, and many companies have met an untimely bankruptcy, while some are on the edge of extinction. In today’s continuously fluxing economic climate, the riddle of starting and managing a small business is getting diificult. Nevertheless, the less fainted hearted are still thriving. In fact, it is surprising that some…

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  • Arguments On Student Loan Debt

    Many students each year graduate from state or private universities leaving with what at times is an astronomical amount of student loan debt. I am basing my argument on the risks of taking out student loans, what legal action can help those that may be in trouble and ways to help students find other alternatives to reducing student loan debt. According to the Huffpost.com student loan debt is at a stake of the crisis in our country. It surpasses by far credit card debt and other expenditures…

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  • Discharge In Bankruptcy Case Study

    eventually defaulted on the note causing McAfee to sue Harman for payment under the guaranty. Harman had filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy after 1999 but before defaulting on the note and thus moved for summary judgment on grounds that McAfee’s claim against him had been discharged in the bankruptcy case. However, Harman had not listed the guaranty among the debts in the bankruptcy case. The legal issue being presented in this case is exceptions to dischargeable debts in bankruptcy. This case…

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  • Austin & Black's Annotations To The Corporations Act

    All activities of the company is done with the governance of a person called Director of the company. Director’s duties comes from common law and statue law under Corporation Act 2001.They designed so that director can provide good direction and ensure that they are working for the interest of the company. They do not use their position and information provided to them improperly. Sometime there is the situation of insolvent trading where the director of the company allow their company to incur…

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