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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...

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...

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 that...

29 Sep 2010

Did the subprime crisis affect the hedging market?

Essay - 5 pages - Finance

The aim of this paper is to analyze if the financial crisis has changed the use of hedging techniques. Forecasting is the process of estimation of unknown situations. Forecasting is use to estimate a risk. It can be exchange rates risks, economic exposure, translation exposure, etc. In...

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...

29 Sep 2010

The subprime crisis

Essay - 10 pages - Political science

Edward Gramlich in his presentation during the Jackson Hole yearly central bankers symposium of August 31, 2007, said that, 'productivity often improves in fits and starts, in other words, booms and busts play a prominent role. In the 19th century, the United States benefited from the canal...

29 Sep 2010

Term paper: the subprime crisis:Reasons & Effects

Essay - 8 pages - Finance

Since the last few years, a frightening phenomenon concerning subprime is being observed in the United States of America. Some people think that the financial crisis that the whole world is living through is related to the subprime crisis, and some think that it was...

20 Jan 2009

The subprime crisis: Definitions, causes and consequences

Essay - 8 pages - Finance

Subprimes are mortgages granted in the United States to customers who are not very solvent, on the basis of an increase in the interest rate. One applies a kind of premium to a borrower when his solvency is below a certain threshold. This operation is supposed to compensate for the risks...

29 Sep 2016

The subprime loan crisis

Thesis - 9 pages - Finance

There is always debate during an election year whether there is too much or too little government intervention in the social or economic realm, but whatever a person's personal beliefs are, the truth is that government regulation is a fact of life. The topic of this paper is the role that the...

29 Sep 2016

The price of the dream: subprime mortgages in the African-American community

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

Let us first say that the financial disaster which has just recently occurred has effected the entire world, regardless of race, color, or creed. It is perhaps a testament to the new levels of equality and interconnectedness that what may have started out primarily among certain populations can...

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 resulted in...

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 securities and...

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 could see that these...

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...

01 Apr 2009

The impact of the US sub prime crisis on the Indian economy with specific reference to the service industry

Thesis - 21 pages - Economy general

The main objective of the project is to study the ripple effect of the sub prime mortgage crisis in US and its impact on Indian service industry. The paper includes a study on sub prime, causes for the sub prime mortgage crisis, effect of the crisis on the American economy...

31 Dec 2010

An analysis of the crisis in US economy

Thesis - 33 pages - Economy general

Until the early 21st century, developments in America seemed to contradict the thesis of "decline". The most famous example is that of Paul Kennedy, who predicted in 'Rise and Decline of Great Powers' (1987), the end of American hegemony. However, the early 21st century is marked by...

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...

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 there is no...

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 in...

31 Jul 2022

The Interplay of National and European Considerations in the Foreign Policy of EU Members - The Countries Other than France and Germany

Course material - 8 pages - Political science

France and Germany alone can no longer call the tune in the EU. They henceforth have to take much more into account the agenda of the other members. We shall see first that agenda, regrouping, of course, the different countries into larger groups along their affinities, and then the possible...

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 Central Banks and...

03 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: Globalization in Historical Perspective

Course material - 8 pages - Modern history

The concept of globalization is not new: in his Communist Manifesto, in 1848, Karl Marx underlined that the bourgeoisie needed constantly expanding markets. Some distinctions are important. Globalization happens, or at least is discussed, in the context of several different fields, in which it...

12 May 2009

The sub-prime loans crisis and the recent turbulences in the credit markets (2008)

Essay - 6 pages - Finance

The Russian economist Kondratiev has shown, in his theory of the cycles that in the economical life periods of economical recession followed periods of growth, and then followed by another period of growth, in an infinite cycle. The start point of these periods of recession is usually a great...

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,...

28 Mar 2022

Country Report - Indonesia

Case study - 20 pages - International economy

With a population of 273 million and a gross domestic product (GDP) 1 of approximately 1 050 billion, Indonesia is the fifteenth largest economy. Indonesia is currently relying on economic openness and free trade to catch up economically. It is aware that it has fallen behind its neighbors...

30 Sep 2021

Financial Innovation Essay: High Frequency Trading and its social impacts

Essay - 2 pages - Finance

A Financial Times article argues that HFT is beneficial for society, and that banning HFT from use would increase volatility. I agree with this point of view, as algorithms democratized trading by allowing a direct access to the markets and decreasing the costs of the transactions. Also,...

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...

10 Jan 2011

Impacts of the mega events in times of crisis: The Olympic Games of London, 2012

Dissertation - 29 pages - Economy general

The economic crisis that most countries are experiencing is the largest since 1929. Like other recessions that have hit some countries (Japan's crisis of the 90s) or certain parts of the world (the crisis of communism after the fall of the Berlin Wall), the latest...

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 away...

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 need...