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Strong foreign direct investment inflow

Jamaica has again recorded another outstanding year in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), with inflow of US$866.5 million, based on the findings of the just released 2008 World Investment Report. The actual fiqure quoted in the rep

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Understanding Debt Consolidation

Debt consolidation entails taking out one loan to pay off many others. This is often done to secure a lower interest rate and enjoy the convenience of servicing only one loan.
    It is often the recommended strategy for

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Why Bernanke, Cox and Paulson should be fired

There have been three great inventions since the beginning of time — fire, the wheel and central banking. The primary role of any central bank — the Federal Reserve Board (Fed), the European Central Bank (ECB), the Bank of England (BoE)

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Understanding Debt Consolidation

Debt consolidation entails taking out one loan to pay off many others. This is often done to secure a lower interest rate and enjoy the convenience of servicing only one loan.
    It is often the recommended strategy for

Read More »

Why Bernanke, Cox and Paulson should be fired

There have been three great inventions since the beginning of time — fire, the wheel and central banking. The primary role of any central bank — the Federal Reserve Board (Fed), the European Central Bank (ECB), the Bank of England (BoE)

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No reports on exposure from listed companies

Marlene Street Forest, general manager of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), says that no reports have been received from the country’s listed companies on the exposure to the global financial meltdown, which was started by BNP Paribas in

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No need to panic

• FSC says effect of  meltdown in US is minimal

The powerful Financial Services Commission (FSC), which was formed in 2002 to supervise the country’s non-deposit taking institutions, says there is no need for investors to p

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No reports on exposure from listed companies

Marlene Street Forest, general manager of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), says that no reports have been received from the country’s listed companies on the exposure to the global financial meltdown, which was started by BNP Paribas in

Read More »

No need to panic

• FSC says effect of  meltdown in US is minimal

The powerful Financial Services Commission (FSC), which was formed in 2002 to supervise the country’s non-deposit taking institutions, says there is no need for investors to p

Read More »

FCJ to sell factory spaces to tenants

The government has announced a shift in policy, which will see the Factories Corporation of Jamaica FCJ embarking on an aggressive programme of selling all factory spaces to existing tenants.
    Industry, Investment and C

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