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Unemployment rate unchanged in third quarter: MOM

HK watchdog may sue banks

World Bank lends Vietnam $88.9m

Australia to avoid recession?

Currency swap eases concerns in S Korea

Crisis hard on Malaysian Airlines

Tough times for Canada ski resorts

Video: Consumers lead US economic retreat

Japan, Germany's crisis measures

IMF to propose plan to G20

Europe gloomiest in 15 yrs

 
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Crisis? Not yet, say expats in China
As the global financial crisis threatens to poison lives around the globe, many expatriates in China are finding they are largely immune to its toxicity.
At risk: $200k insurance payout for paralysed man
A motorcyle accident robbed him of his bodily functions three years ago, leaving him paralysed from the chest down. Now, the banking crisis threatens his savings and his $200,000 insurance payout from the accident.
Gone: The $500 million dollar dream
In what seemed like an instant, millions of dollars in investments went bust. Find out what happened as the Minibonds saga unfolded.
Wealth managers now Public Enemy No. 1
They have been portrayed as the bad and the greedy, the unscrupulous face of the Minibonds crash that caused 10,000 retail investors here up to $500 million in losses.
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+ 6 brokerages to help 'vulnerable' investors

+ Tougher action on mis-selling

+ Banks may compensate victims of 'mis-selling'

+ MAS will ensure stability

+ Many Asian, European countries guarantee depositors' savings

 

The ins and outs of mis-selling

Crisis glossary

Get familiar with financial terms

What's mis-selling, what's not

Despite meltdown, titans of industry bullish on US economy

Save little by little for a rainy day
Banks have monthly plans that help you develop the habit of saving.
Commodity lovers prefer long-term affair
Analysts see commodities as a major portfolio diversifier with a convincing long-term bull story.
Back to basics
The best bet in these tumultuous times is to work out an investment plan with proper asset allocation.
What to look for in a financial planner
A bad or even mediocre planner is going to create a mess for you and put your financial security at risk.
10 Degrees of risks
From the safest to the most dangerous investments.
 
Minibond holders still grappling with outcome

While there is the "caveat emptor" or buyer beware clause, and technically speaking, most of the buyers of the minibonds can be said to have bought the bonds on their free will, I cannot but emphatize with them.
---Khoo Teng Liat

No such thing as "low risk, high return". If such MiniBonds are really fixed deposits, whole of Singapore will grab them. No need to hire Relationship Mgrs to sell them
---whistlebl0wer

Singapore is in recession

Surprise Surprise. I thought some VVIPs said recently that our fundamentals are strong, then how did our govt land our economy into recession....
---live the dreams

So, who was the one saying singapore has sound and strong economic fundamentals and who was the one saying china and india will cushion us from any recession...
---Su27

   
 
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