Proshare Logo
   Market Date: 24-10-2014   
Archives Bond Market Frauds & Scandals Market Updates MoneyIssues Mutual Funds NSE & Capital Market Opinion & Analysis Pensions Proshare Analyst Views Proshare Law Q & A with CEO Regulators Reviews and Outlook Taxation The Economy

MoneyIssues

  1. Noam Chomsky: Unravelling Established Truths


    It is hard, if not downright impossible, to gain the upper hand in a debate with a logician who is a walking, and talking, encyclopaedia to boot. Noam Chomsky, a self-styled anarcho-syndicalist and a linguist of great distinction, is not easily swayed and
  2. Paper money is unfit for a world of high crime and low inflation


    Has the time come to consider phasing out anonymous paper currency, starting with large-denomination notes? Getting rid of physical currency and replacing it with electronic money would kill two birds with one stone.
  3. Ukraine: The Real Energy Crisis Starts in June


    Kiev is feeling emboldened by the successful election of a new Ukrainian president and a bloody surge against separatists in the east, but in just a few days, Russia says it will twist the gas spigot, and there's very little Kiev can do to stop that.
  4. Why Nigeria may Become a Failed State...How to Salvage the Situation


    This paper summarizes a one-day conference of US experts on Africa convened in January 2005 and sponsored by the National Intelligence Council (of the United States) to discuss likely trends in Sub-Saharan Africa over the next 15 years. Participants were
  5. Why Hasn't The U.S. Gone After Gazprom?


    Amidst the deepening war of words over Moscow's annexation of Crimea, U.S. President Barack Obama on April 28 added more Russian individuals and companies to a sanctions list that already included influential members of Russian President Vladimir Putin's
  6. Banks fiddled while Rome burned: how to predict the next global financial crisis


    Looking back, it was easy to see that the crash was coming. There had been too much cheap money. Debt had exploded. Speculation was rife. The gap between rich and poor had widened. Welfare spending had risen. The financial system was so stretched that eve
  7. Why Is Gold on Almost Everyone's "Sell" List?


    If it's every investor's goal to buy low and sell high, then why is gold still on almost everyone's "sell" list? It's been difficult to make Money in commodities this year, none more so than with the yellow metal, which has tumbled 22.9 percent to $1,2
  8. U.S. Banks Lack Liquidity to Withstand Crisis, Study Says


    U.S. banks representing more than half the industrys assets need an additional $840 billion in cash on hand to cover short-term obligations if Financial Markets seize up again, according to a study.
  9. Stock Market Punishes Gun Makers After Newtown School Massacre


    The stock market seems to have made up its mind about the future of U.S. gun control laws. There are only two publicly traded gun makers, the stock prices of which have both tumbled since Friday, when 26 people were shot to death in Newtown, Conn., inc
  10. Monopoly in Lagos


    This week saw the launch of a Monopoly board based on Lagos, the first time the game has been customised for a city in Africa. The metropolis is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and littered with landmarks, a game-maker’s dream.
  11. The 20 New Rules of Money


    These days buying a stock or fund and expecting to hold it forever can be hazardous to your wealth. A buy-and-hold strategy works well when markets generally go up for long periods of time.
  12. Nigeria's entrepreneurs - Angels in Lagos


    ON A Monday evening in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, a group of investors, bloggers, tech people, bankers, and government officials gathered at the Wheatbaker Hotel for the launch of the “Lagos Angel Network”. Tomi Davies, an IT consultant and one
  13. The Myth of Affordable Energy - Interview with Ed Dolan


    Ed writes the popular economics blog Ed Dolan's Econ Blog and has just recently released a book:TANSTAAFL (There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch) - A Libertarian Perspective on Environmental Policy, which you can find out more
  14. Global economy: Who can drive the recovery?


    The World Bank expects a soft recovery, with global growth of 2.5%. But within that there appears to be a clear divide between developing economies, which are forecast to grow by 5.3%, and advanced economies by just 1.4%.
  15. Why the Next Financial Crisis Will Be Nastier


    Of all characteristics that made the 2007-2008 financial crisis unique, one stands out: The simultaneous decline of almost every asset category. US stocks dropped 37 percent, German stocks 42 percent, and Chinese stocks 62 percent; commodities dropped 37
  16. Insanity at the Fed! Bernanke to Print $480 Billion – Implications


    In reporting on the FOMC meetings, "Helicopter Ben" announced that the Fed is going to do the same old thing and expect better results: It's going to hold interest rates near zero as far as the eye can see ... And it's going to print $40 billion new dolla
  17. A 'Quarterback' to Oversee Investments


    The more money high-net-worth investors have, the more advisers they tend to accumulate: attorneys, accountants, financial planners, money managers, insurance agents, personal bankers. Corralling all of them can feel like a full-time job.
  18. When Cash Is King: 5 Situations in Which You Should Pay with Hard Currency


    We are all familiar with the convenience of credit and debit cards, and there’s no denying that they’re the preferred method of payment for many transactions. But sometimes good old hard currency is preferable. (Although maybe not pennies.) Here are four
  19. Reasons for optimism in today's world


    The best commencement speech I ever read was by the humorist Art Buchwald. He was brief, saying simply, Remember, we are leaving you a perfect world. Don't screw it up.
  20. Making Sense of A New Currency


    This paper reports data that forms part of a program of research exploring the experiences of Ghanaian consumers after the re-denomination of Ghana's currency in July 2007. Justified and publicized as being good for the country, the redenomination had sig
  21. Major US law firm files for bankruptcy protection


    Dewey & LeBoeuf is set to become the biggest law firm to collapse in the US.
  22. Why Investors should be looking to Platinum in 2012


    Why Investors should be looking to Platinum in 2012
  23. Africa Enjoying Newfound Optimism


    Africa Enjoying Newfound Optimism
  24. The Keys To The Restoration Of Financial Order In Europe


    The Keys To The Restoration Of Financial Order In Europe
  25. The SEC Should Focus On Fraud, Not Negligence


    The SEC Should Focus On Fraud, Not Negligence
  26. Ghana faces shortage of funds


    Ghana faces shortage of funds
  27. The need to strengthen CBN’s ongoing reforms: The discretionary oversight style


    The need to strengthen CBN’s ongoing reforms: The discretionary oversight style
  28. How To Not Get Rich


    How To Not Get Rich
  29. Experts predict positive shareholders’ vote at EGMs


    Experts predict positive shareholders’ vote at EGMs
  30. Intercontinental Bank: Let the M&A season begin.


    Intercontinental Bank: Let the M&A season begin.
  31. Banks’ merger: Prospects for shareholders, economy


    Banks’ merger: Prospects for shareholders, economy
  32. Rescued Banks Likely to Beat Recapitalisation Deadline – Analysts


    Rescued Banks Likely to Beat Recapitalisation Deadline – Analysts
  33. How mergers and acquisitions will redefine banking sector


    How mergers and acquisitions will redefine banking sector
  34. 5 Ways to Detect a Market Rebound


    The dreaded v-word volatility has returned with a vengeance. How will you know when it is safe to tiptoe back into the markets? While advisers caution against depending on any one measure or using them to time the market many have a favorite statistic
  35. AMCON Had a Duty to Act – Mustapha Chike-Obi


    AMCON Had a Duty to Act – Mustapha Chike-Obi
  36. The future of finance


    The future of finance
  37. The Eight Rescued Banks run Similar Risk


    The Eight Rescued Banks run Similar Risk
  38. What is Islamic Banking?


    What is Islamic Banking?
  39. Sanusi Fights Nigerian Elites as His Currency Policy Draws IMF Irritation


    Sanusi Fights Nigerian Elites as His Currency Policy Draws IMF Irritation
  40. Maritime sector needs over $500m bailout fund to revive shipping


    Maritime sector needs over $500m bailout fund to revive shipping


Latest Articles

  • About Us

    Who We Are
    Our Team & Partners
    Corporate Governance
    Advertise with Us
    Subscribe / Unsubscribe
    Site Map
    News Feed - RSS
    Newsletter
    Contact Us
    Volunteer Program
    Message from CEO
    Resources

    News & Features
    The Analyst / Market Data
    Investor Relations Portal
    The Regulator
    Economy & Politics
    WebTV
    Training Portal
    Events Calendar
    NewsStands - Online Reputation

    Products and Services

    Research & Market Intelligence
    Analyst Services
    Offers & Rights Support Service
    Investor Relations Services
    Alert & Subscription Services
    Share Support Services
    Proshare Consult
    Event & Seminar Coverage
    Market Directory
    File a Complaint
    News & Analysis

    #1minNews
    News from TheANALYST
    Video News from WebTV
    Money Market Updates
    Opinions & Analysis
    Nigerian Economy
    Market Data
    The Regulator
    Newsletters
    Discussion Forum
    Policy

    Subscriber Agreement
    Privacy Policy
    Data Policy
    Disclaimer
    Copyright Policy
    Trademarks
    Comments in Site
    Advertising Code
    Conflict of Interest
    Content Partnership
    3rd Parties

    Online Trading and Execution
    Training
    Legal Support Services
    Web/Technology Services
    File a Complaint