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19 Feb 2015

The global financial crisis (2007/2008)

Case study - 6 pages - Business strategy

During the 2007/2008 period, the world experienced a financial crisis that rivaled the great depression experienced in the late 1920's. According to Turner, the total cost of the crisis undoubtedly exceeds trillions using any of the major currencies . The crisis...

09 Jul 2013

How responsible is China for the financial crisis, and to what extent is China the solution?

Case study - 5 pages - Finance

The severity of the recent financial crisis is self-evident: it may have started out as a housing market crisis in the US, but today its reach has extended all across the globe. Across the Pacific Ocean, for example, the rising economic giant China has seen its GDP drop from...

10 Jun 2013

In your opinion what was the primary cause of the financial crisis/recession of 2008-2009?

Case study - 3 pages - Government finance

I believe that the main reason for the economic depression that happened to United States in 2008-2009 was as a result of failure by the insurance companies and banks. The cri8sis was mainly as a result of a combination of global macroeconomic imbalances and weaknesses that were so sever in the...

03 Mar 2011

The current financial crisis compared with the 1929 crisis

Essay - 10 pages - Economy general

The growing number of newspapers and magazines citing similarities between the 1929 crisis and the current crisis raises questions about the relevance of these comparisons. Since the 1930s, the world has experienced other crises, but the magnitude that one is now experiencing,...

16 Feb 2011

Do IFRS have a share of responsibility in the current financial crisis?

Essay - 13 pages - Accounting

The fourth quarter of 2008 witnessed a stock market crisis without precedent, perhaps the most violent ever known in the history of capitalism, as its aftereffects rippled throughout world economy. The implosion of the ‘sub-prime' mortgage market in the US caused major stock market...

27 Jan 2011

The European financial crisis and the future of the euro

Essay - 3 pages - European union

Europe has suffered from the recent subprime financial crisis, which has spread through the stock markets in all developed market economies. This crisis will bring these countries to an economic downturn, which will perhaps, allow them to take stock, and hopefully help them...

18 Jan 2011

The downfall of Lehman Brothers and its relation with the 2008 financial crisis

Thesis - 15 pages - Economy general

In this report, we will study the financial crisis experienced by the Lehman Brothers and its subsequent collapse in 2008. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was a global financial-services firm, and one of the most important primary dealers in the U.S. with respect to treasury...

08 Feb 2011

The financial crisis: The need for a new system

Dissertation - 54 pages - Economy general

This thesis is about our (the world's) monetary and financial system. It starts by focusing on monetary creation, which is the basis of our financial system. After defining the monetary creation process, it is about its control, which has been transferred from the States to the...

29 Sep 2010

The consequences of the financial crisis on theory and practical aspects of asset management

Dissertation - 55 pages - Finance

2007 is going down in history with the subprime phenomenon which came as a surprise to all market observers. According to P. Artus, Director of the Economic Research at Natixis , the word subprime was mentioned in 6,000 articles in the international press in 2006, 32,000 during the first 6 months...

29 Sep 2010

The financial crisis and its consequences on the German financial system

Dissertation - 27 pages - Finance

The triggering element of the present financial crisis was the real-estate crisis in the United States. The crisis began with certain indifference in 2006, but then it reached its peak during the second semester of 2008. This was when we observed, day after day, a fall...

29 Sep 2010

"Unlimited Personal Liability" and the current financial crisis

Worksheets - 1 pages - Economy general

The term "Unlimited Personal Liability" refers to a concept of law in the business world. It is related to the sole proprietorship business scheme: that is to say a form of business owned by one person. This concept holds a business owner personally responsible for all debts and financial...

29 Sep 2010

Compare the 1997 Asian financial crisis with the subprime crisis

Essay - 4 pages - Finance

The subprime crisis was triggered by an expectation of defaults of payments on subprime mortgages in the US. It is an on-going crisis that has already led to the free fall of the US housing prices, billions of losses by banks, and generally speaking a slow-down (maybe a recession)...

29 Sep 2010

How the Georgian and the financial crisis stress the main difficulties and changes that the European Union is facing nowadays?

Essay - 9 pages - European union

The financial crisis that we are facing in the present scenario is said to be the worst since World War two or even since the great depression. We can't compare our situation to the one in 1929 but we have to be realistic that the crisis is a global issue. We are now far...

27 Oct 2010

Corporate governance and the global financial crisis

Thesis - 6 pages - Finance

The first part of this report discusses the nature of corporate governance, its objectives and good practices. Issues around risk taking, board structure, remuneration or inadequate monitoring are tackled with the global Financial Crisis as a backdrop. The Organization for Economic...

21 Jun 2010

Managing hotel occupancy in times of economic and financial crisis: Region Bulgaria

Tutorials/exercises - 24 pages - Economy general

This student dissertation addresses managing hotel occupancy in Bulgaria during the financial and economic crisis. Bulgarian hospitality industry is among the sectors which were severely affected by the global financial and economic crisis. This paper analyses the...

11 May 2009

A discussion and analysis of the financial crisis

Thesis - 5 pages - Economy general

September 2008 was the month when financial news became front page news. In September of 2008, American financial centers were hit with a series of bankruptcies and closings that seemed to take most experts by surprise. However, anyone paying attention to the financial world...

22 Jul 2015

European Sovereign Debt Crisis and its impact on financial markets and institutions

Essay - 5 pages - Finance

The European Sovereign Debt Crisis of was basically the failure of the Euro which was the monetary symbol that tied together 17 Countries across Europe (Arezki et. al, 2011). This therefore means that the start of all these is retraced back to the second world war in 1945. At this time...

10 Jan 2011

The subprime crisis in the United States and its impact on the European financial markets

Thesis - 91 pages - Economy general

It was in February 2007 that the current financial market crisis was revealed to the United States. Institutions specializing in subprime loans announced their first losses and provisions. The financial experts compiled several scenarios. Was this a temporary crisis...

16 Feb 2011

Is the Subprime crisis a financial or global crisis?

Essay - 25 pages - Finance

Was the subprime crisis predictable? Some analysts predicted it in 2005 as a continuation of a long boom, during which loans to U.S. households rose sharply. Now the U.S. Federal Reserve (FED), led for over 20 years by Alan Greenspan takes a systematic approach to support the banking...

12 Sep 2022

Financial Risk Management - In which circumstances should you hold gold?

Essay - 9 pages - Finance

The universal crisis of capitalism that shook the world in the year 2008 showed that speculative business, especially mortgage loans, are at high risk, because in the long term they triggered a crisis due to the bursting of the bubble financial. They have thus shown that...

08 Apr 2022

The operation of the bank and the financial market

Practical guide - 9 pages - Finance

The financial system is part of the economic activity of a country and contributes to its proper functioning. It designates all the regulations and, in general, the institutions that make it possible to connect the organizations that can offer financing and the consumers or businesses that...

24 Jun 2022

Country risk: macro-financial economic model and crises

Worksheets - 8 pages - Economy general

Finance is widely viewed as a driver of growth, through various channels, but growth is also a driver of finance. Ross Levine, author of many studies of the subject, strongly supports that financial development is key in the overall development of a country.

10 Feb 2021

The today health crisis poses the problem of its financing in large part by public debt - With the subprime crisis, how can the impact of such a cost be sustainable on the budget ?

Dissertation - 8 pages - International economy

According to an article published on April 28, 2020, in the newspaper Les Echos and written by Renaud Honoré, the current rate of French public debt is twice as high as that of the subprime crisis in 2008. In fact, we never reached these figures since the Second World War. European debt...

07 Nov 2014

The Euro crisis and its impact

Case study - 19 pages - Political science

The Euro crisis is an economic crisis which not only points to the weaknesses of economic integration, but also points at the consequences of poor economic policies at the state level. The aim of this paper is to synthesize literature on the causes, progression and impacts of the...

04 Aug 2022

Fintech: Between Synergy and Power Struggle in the Banking and Financial Sector

Dissertation - 38 pages - Business strategy

This thesis examines the future of fintech integration within a complex financial ecosystem. It explores the impact that these have and will have in the future on the market. Through a literature review divided into three research questions combined with a qualitative approach, we will try...

22 Aug 2022

Financial Market and Sustainable / Green Finance

Dissertation - 18 pages - Finance

In April 2022, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report focusing on the mitigation of climate change. The experts underline the emergency of a new way of life in order to limit global warming to 1,5°C. To respect the agreement taken during the COP 21, the IPCC proposes...

07 Nov 2014

The Euro Area Debt Crisis

Case study - 8 pages - Finance

Over the past decade, productivity in most economies, both in central and peripheral countries has doubled beyond the initial estimates. This has partly been the contribution of implementing robust investment tools and informed investor on maximizing returns.However, the implications of the...

07 Nov 2014

Applied Investment - Financial and Economic Context

Case study - 10 pages - Finance

Every single investor is interested in maximizing investment returns while simultaneously minimizing risk subjected to the investment. Consequently, investors prefer committing their resources in receptive economic systems free from uncertainties that may hamper their anticipated returns. In...

15 Jan 2021

The Impact of COVID-19 on South African Financial Markets

Case study - 8 pages - Finance

A new type of corona virus first identified in December 2019 has swept across the globe infecting millions of people. The virus, scientifically known as COVID-19, has caused many governments to declare a national state of disaster and to implement nationwide lockdowns to prevent the spread of the...

18 Aug 2014

Financial Partners Capital Management LLC

Case study - 5 pages - Finance

Financial Partners Capital Management is an employee-owned Investment Company. The firm is listed as an Investment consultant and aims at providing discretionary investment management services to a different group of customers in the United States and other international individuals,...