Financial Crisis And Global Capital Flows

The recent upheavals in the world financial markets were quelled by the immediate intervention of both international financial institutions such as the IMF and of domestic ones in the developed countries, such as the Federal Reserve in the USA. The danger seems to have passed, though recent tremors in South Korea, Brazil and Taiwan do … Read more

Federal Reserve Act

The banker was frantic. A large mob was gathering outside his bank and the people were clamoring for their money. The banker called the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis and warned that unless this “mad run” were stopped, he would soon be out of currency. With the bank nearly two-hundred miles from Minneapolis, a small … Read more

NYSE: The New York Stock Exchange

The NYSE was first housed at a rented room at 40 Wall Street in 1817. A 5-story building at 10 Broad Street opened in 1865. It was enlarged and remodeled during the 1870s and 1880s, then was demolished in 1901 to make way for the current building. The new Exchange building at 18 Broad Street … Read more

The Securities And Exchange Commission

In 1934 the Securities Exchange Act created the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) in response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression of the 1930s. It was created to protect U. S. investors against malpractice in securities and financial markets. The purpose of the SEC was and still is to carry … Read more

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Budgeting is the systematic method of allocating financial, physical, and human resources to achieve an organization’s strategic goals. Budgets are utilized by for-profit and non-profit organizations to monitor the progress towards the goals, assist in the control of spending, and help predict cash flow for the organization. The central challenge that budget developers encounter is … Read more

College Costs Essay

It’s no secret that financing a college education is getting tougher. College costs have skyrocketed over the past decade or so, and there’s no relief in sight. Average tuition at four-year colleges will increase 7 percent this school year, double the rate of inflation. Student aid is not increasing fast enough to plug the growing … Read more

Deficit Spending: The Deficit Good or Bad

“Spending financed not by current tax receipts, but by borrowing or drawing upon past tax reserves. ” , Is it a good idea? Why does the U. S. run a deficit? Since 1980 the deficit has grown enormously. Some say its a bad thing, and predict impending doom, others say it is a safe and … Read more

Budget Deficit & National Debt

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the short- and long-term effects of current budget deficits and the nation debt. In order to do this; I first had to find out exactly what they were. I will also discuss whether I think the government should operate with a balanced budget. Budget deficit is the … Read more

Political Campaign Funding

“No matter what your social issue, if you want to solve it get the money out of politics. Only then will lawmakers vote for their people rather than their pocketbooks. ” Jack E. Lohman. Money corrupts politics, and when contributions are being made to candidates it is not in the best interest of the American … Read more

Economic Growth

Economic Growth is defined as the way that the real income of an economy increases over time. This generally signifies that the economy is wealthier and producing more, individuals are better off, and that living standards are higher. A more technical definition would go into the way that Economic Growth is measured – usually in … Read more

The Structure of a Financial Crisis

The year 2001 had been unlucky for Turkey. Apart from the crisis in 1994 and November 2000, the country had to face another financial crisis, causing problems in the management of its economy. Why does a country delve deep into financial crisis? What are the possible immediate triggers for both the current and potential new … Read more

The risk management of assets and liabilities by developing countries

Greater access to the international financial markets has bestowed many benefits on developing countries, but it has also exposed them to the vicissitudes of these markets. In addition to the macroeconomic challenges posed by large, potentially volatile flows, the sizable external foreign currency debt of many developing countries makes them vulnerable to swings in international … Read more

Did the Bank War cause the Panic of 1837

Richard Hofstadter from The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It believes President Andrew Jacksons refusal to recharter the Bank of the United States was politically popular but economically harmful to the long-term growth of the United States. Peter Tenim, from The Jacksonian Economy, believes international factors, such as changes in the monetary … Read more

Computers and Finance

Computers have made financial bookkeeping much easier, and people no longer have to spend hours tracking investments or pay someone else to do their taxes. Moreover, the advancement in technology has allowed governments to cut back on the number of big companies and employees hired to process tax returns, resulting in the saving of millions … Read more

Campaign Funding Essay

What We Dont Know About Campaign Finance Does Hurt Us. No matter what your social issue, if you want to solve it get the money out of politics. Only then will lawmakers vote for their people rather than their pocketbooks. Jack E. Lohman. Money corrupts politics, and when contributions are being made to candidates it … Read more

The IMF And The Bretton Woods Agreements

The international financial system has been radically altered since the worldwide depression of the late 1920s and early 1930s. This change is due in large part to the inception of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its subsequent control over the international financial system. In this paper I will examine the extensive role of the … Read more

According to the Fundamentals of Corporate Finance

As early as 1000 B. C. , we can see an early sign of options. According to the Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Thales the Philosopher knew from the stars that there would be a great olive harvest. Thales did not have much money, but was able to purchase options for the use of olive presses. … Read more

Instability In Financial Markets

The soaring volume of international finance and increased interdependence in recent decades has increased concerns about volatility and threats of a financial crisis. This has led many to investigate and analyze the origins, transmission, effects and policies aimed to impede financial instability. This paper argues that financial liberalization and speculation are the most reflective explanations … Read more

History Of The Stock Market

Once there was a time when shares in business corporations were rarely bought and sold because few companies were considered promising financial profits (Blume 21). That is hard to believe considering almost everybody has invested in some stock today. The stock market went through some distinct changes since its inception, and has evolved into a … Read more

Deficit Spending: The Deficit Good or Bad

“Spending financed not by current tax receipts, but by borrowing or drawing upon past tax reserves. ” , Is it a good idea? Why does the U. S. run a deficit? Since 1980 the deficit has grown enormously. Some say its a bad thing, and predict impending doom, others say it is a safe and … Read more

Financial Instability Report

The soaring volume of international finance and increased interdependence in recent decades has increased concerns about volatility and threats of a financial crisis. This has led many to investigate and analyze the origins, transmission, effects and policies aimed to impede financial instability. This paper argues that financial liberalization and speculation are the most reflective explanations … Read more

The Integrity Of Financial Reporting In The U. S. Marketplace

On September 28, 1998, Chairman of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission Arthur Levitt sounded the call to arms in the financial community. Levitt asked for, “immediate and coordinated action to assure credibility and transparency” of financial reporting. Levitts speech emphasized the importance of clear financial reporting to those gathered at New York University. … Read more

The Debut Of The Euro

In Europe, the debut of the euro is widely hailed as the most important event affecting the international monetary landscape since the breakup of the Bretton Woods System in 1971 to 1973, or since the Bretton Woods Agreement in 1944, or maybe even since the founding of the Federal Reserve System in 1913. It has … Read more

Electronic Banking Report

A new study reveals that consumers are a lot more bullish about online banking services than previously thought, and that banks need to rethink how they go about segmenting customers and defining their value propositions. Online banking could grow by as much as 50% during the next year, according to the study, Competing on Supply, … Read more

Qualitative Criteria and Evaluations

Alternative one offers the highest profitability. The net income after taxes for alternative two is $104,996,299 compared to $160,658,065 for alternative one. Alternative two also offers a high profitability, but not as much as the first alternative. The risk for alternative one is very high. The risk for the second alternative two is average. Purchasing … Read more

Computers And Finance

Computers have made financial bookkeeping much easier, and people no longer have to spend hours tracking investments or pay someone else to do their taxes. Moreover, the advancement in technology has allowed governments to cut back on the number of big companies and employees hired to process tax returns, resulting in the saving of millions … Read more

International Monetary Fund

Institutions like IMF and World Bank are central to enforcing modern imperialism. Founded in 1946 at Bretton Woods in the USA, the IMF and World Bank initially focused on rebuilding Western Europe and Japan after World War 2. They were a key component of the USA’s attempts to create a dollar- centered international monetary system. … Read more

The Euro Paper

In Europe, the debut of the euro is widely hailed as the most important event affecting the international monetary landscape since the breakup of the Bretton Woods System in 1971 to 1973, or since the Bretton Woods Agreement in 1944, or maybe even since the founding of the Federal Reserve System in 1913. It has … Read more

New Generation Housing & Finance Utopia

In the past few months, there was consistent negotiation for creation of a housing & financial Utopia. Last Friday, Oct 24, 2020, Michael Smith, the chairman of Style Construction Co, and John Abraham, the Cubat island owner, had given permission and their support to create the New Generation Housing & Finance Utopia. I was very … Read more

The Usage of IT in The Banking Industry

Information technology has dramatically changed the way banking is done over the last 15 years or so. The era of change banking in Canada began from the establishment of Interac’s national Automated Teller Machine (ATM) network in 1986. National Debit Card network was introduced in 1994. First full service virtual bank came into being in … Read more

The Electronic Banking Association

The Electronic Banking Association (EBA) is a non-profit organization established to do one simple thing-help more people get started with electronic banking. Here’s why. Who taught you how to write paper checks? Probably your parent’s right? Well, who’s going to teach you how to write electronic checks? Probably NOT your parents. That’s where they come … Read more

Budget Deficit & National Debt

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the short- and long-term effects of current budget deficits and the nation debt. In order to do this; I first had to find out exactly what they were. I will also discuss whether I think the government should operate with a balanced budget. Budget deficit is the … Read more