Trading in currency in other words also known as foreign exchange is the world’s largest financial market and was the area in which world’s largest financial institutions were involved. Earlier the Forex transactions were of biggest concern of the big corporate houses, however as the time changes the need for foreign currency has made its […]

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In my recent article about investor protection and financial market size, I emphasized the world’s financial system being made up of a cluster of market-based and bank-based financial systems. I reiterated that whilst the U.S. and U.K. financial systems are predominantly market-based, that of Germany and some other European countries are bank-based. Now, whatever system […]

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In this age of “information overload,” many Americans possess the knowledge to develop and maintain successful financial lives. Through a quick online Google search or by listening to so-called “financial talking heads,” Americans have access to split-second information to answer most any financial question. Yet regardless of easy access to financially sound advice, many are […]

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Something greater than financial advice Earlier this year and shortly before I surrendered my Financial Services Authority permission to provide financial advice I met Bruce and Theresa, my long standing clients of some thirty years. The meeting was arranged to say farewell and to close our professional (but not social) relationship, and to finalise their […]

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Surprising, but accurate – Internet-based activity just isn’t the preserve from the young “digital native” generation alone. A 2008 survey says that Generation X (those born amongst 1965 and 1976) utilizes Net banking significantly a lot more than any other demographic segment, with two thirds of Web customers within this age group banking on the […]

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Can your firm react rapidly to sudden modifications in marketplace conditions? Quite a bit has been said about capacity of an enterprise to swiftly react to ever-changing marketplace circumstances. The economic meltdown of 2008-2009 and the ensuing crisis of confidence, resulted inside a usually sedate government body, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), reacting to […]

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