Posted on August 09, 2015
The ability to convert assets into cash without huge losses can be quite important sometimes. As well as having high personal/company liquidity to easily meet our short-term or unforeseen obligations. If we have all our money in illiquid assets (eg. a long-term bond or real estate), we cannot use our resources as we intend to for a specified period of time, and that can lead to a liquidity crisis. How can we avoid this serious problem?
Posted on July 29, 2015
Over the past few weeks, the gold’s price fall has been accelerating and achieving fresh five year lows around 1080 dollar. Gold is down over 40% since making its respective high in 2011 above 1900.
Posted on July 26, 2015
After long years of conflicts, Iran and the international community struck a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme. The UN can now send inspectors to the facilities, which was as a matter of fact, the reason a few years back for the animosity between the United States and the Islamic republic. In exchange, Iran asked for economic isolation and international sanctions relief. And the West is gradually lifting the sanctions.
Posted on July 20, 2015
The Greek Parliament has ratified with an overwhelming majority the austerity measures required by the international creditors in exchange for the third bailout package that is €85-billion. This means Greece has to face even stricter austerity measures than the ones voted down 2 weeks earlier at the referendum.
Posted on July 12, 2015
Alwaleed bin Talal made a surprising announcement; he decided to give away his entire fortune, i.e. $32-billion to charity in order to stop famine and poverty. But don’t worry, he won’t go penniless.