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Zero Hedge
America Needs A Good, Old-Fashioned Economic Depressionhas ballooned to $2.6 trillion. That is nearly double just since April of this
America Needs A Good, Old-Fashioned Economic Depression
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
has ballooned to $2.6 trillion. That is nearly double just since April of this year. In fact, all of the debt issued by the Swiss government - every borrowed franc, even Swiss fifty-year bonds - now carries a negative yield. All of the debt issued... Read more
3d
Swissinfo
Swiss-Turkish migration deal in doubtbeing arrested within hours of the failed coup proved that the crackdown had be
Swiss-Turkish migration deal in doubt
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
being arrested within hours of the failed coup proved that the crackdown had been planned in advance. It called on the Swiss government and the Council of Europe to put pressure on Turkey to protect the judiciary in Turkey from discrimination.... Read more
4d
The Daily Reckoning
The European Economy Is a Pig with Way Too Much Lipsticksight. Investors in Swiss bonds are prepared to accept negative returns for th
The European Economy Is a Pig with Way Too Much Lipstick
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 4 days ago
sight. Investors in Swiss bonds are prepared to accept negative returns for the next 50 years. What a great deal for the Swiss government — but a really dumb investment for investors. Can you imagine lending anyone — government, corporate or... Read more
4d
Swissinfo
Serbian leader hopes Swiss model will ‘renew’ lost working habitsus. We'll need to change our labour law and education law and create a new syst
Serbian leader hopes Swiss model will ‘renew’ lost working habits
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
us. We'll need to change our labour law and education law and create a new system. And that's why we are working with the Swiss government, the German government and the Austrian chamber of commerce on these issues. We know that this... Read more
5d
Market Watch
The 10 most digitally savvy countries in the worldcapita. One would assume this is due to government investment in tech, but, cur
The 10 most digitally savvy countries in the world
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
capita. One would assume this is due to government investment in tech, but, curiously, that isn’t the case. Although the Swiss government doesn’t sufficiently use digital technology, businesses more than make up for it: They rank first in... Read more
6d
Swissinfo
Swiss Get the EU Immigration Vote Do-Over Some Britons Hope fornational vote, in the U.K. all it does is allow for the matter to be considered
Swiss Get the EU Immigration Vote Do-Over Some Britons Hope for
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
national vote, in the U.K. all it does is allow for the matter to be considered for debate among lawmakers. On paper, the Swiss government has until February 2017 to implement the immigration vote. Negotiations with the EU have so far not borne... Read more
6d
The Daily Reckoning
The Day They Killed the Dollarrates. As colleague Chris Lowe reported this week, $12 trillion of sovereign d
The Day They Killed the Dollar
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 6 days ago
rates. As colleague Chris Lowe reported this week, $12 trillion of sovereign debt now trades on subzero yields. ALL Swiss government debt now carries on a negative yield. And Japanese government bonds trade on negative yields out a... Read more
7d
Times of Malta
17 Le Corbusier buildings named world heritage sitesbuildings designed by Swiss-French architecture pioneer Le Corbusier have becom
17 Le Corbusier buildings named world heritage sites
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
buildings designed by Swiss-French architecture pioneer Le Corbusier have become UNESCO world heritage sites, the Swiss government has said, opening up the chance of more funding for conservation. The structures include the Maison... Read more
7d
The Hindu
Le Corbusier buildings named world heritage sitesbuildings designed by Swiss-French architecture pioneer Le Corbusier have becom
Le Corbusier buildings named world heritage sites
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
buildings designed by Swiss-French architecture pioneer Le Corbusier have become UNESCO world heritage sites, the Swiss government said on Sunday, opening up the chance of more funding for conservation. The structures include the Maison... Read more
7d
Channel NewsAsia
Switzerland and EU to intensify immigration negotiationsbetween Switzerland and the European Union on immigration restrictions will be
Switzerland and EU to intensify immigration negotiations
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
between Switzerland and the European Union on immigration restrictions will be stepped up in the next few weeks, the Swiss government said on Saturday, with a high-level meeting planned for September. Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann... Read more
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8d
Reuters
Switzerland and EU to intensify immigration negotiationsbetween Switzerland and the European Union on immigration restrictions will be
Switzerland and EU to intensify immigration negotiations
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
between Switzerland and the European Union on immigration restrictions will be stepped up in the next few weeks, the Swiss government said on Saturday, with a high-level meeting planned for September. Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann... Read more
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8d
Newsmax
The Case for Absolute Returnscratching our heads about low to negative sovereign bond yields, we see ever m
The Case for Absolute Return
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
scratching our heads about low to negative sovereign bond yields, we see ever more stunning bond prices, with both 50 year Swiss government bonds and 20 year Japanese government bonds now yielding negatively, i.e. investors paying governments to... Read more
8d
Swissinfo
All Swiss bonds are now costing investors– investments that actually lose money. For the first time in recent history, a
All Swiss bonds are now costing investors
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
– investments that actually lose money. For the first time in recent history, all of the bonds that have been issued by the Swiss government currently "boast" a guaranteed loss for the investor. The current low interest rate era has already driven... Read more
9d
AllAfrica.com
Masvingo Gets U.S.$6 Million Irrigation BoostMasvingo — Masvingo's major irrigation schemes are set for a major turnaround a
Masvingo Gets U.S.$6 Million Irrigation Boost
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Masvingo — Masvingo's major irrigation schemes are set for a major turnaround after the Swiss Government unveiled a $6 million grant to boost operations through the use of modern and efficient technology. The province is one of the driest in... Read more
9d
Daily Telegraph
Switzerland the perfect wonderlandin layman’s terms by a Bernese tour guide. It really is hard to imagine that t
Switzerland the perfect wonderland
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
in layman’s terms by a Bernese tour guide. It really is hard to imagine that this quaint old town is the heartbeat of the Swiss government where the house of Parliament stands and of course not even the barrier of its four official languages... Read more
9d
The Courier Mail
Switzerland the perfect wonderlandin layman’s terms by a Bernese tour guide. It really is hard to imagine that t
Switzerland the perfect wonderland
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
in layman’s terms by a Bernese tour guide. It really is hard to imagine that this quaint old town is the heartbeat of the Swiss government where the house of Parliament stands and of course not even the barrier of its four official languages... Read more
9d
Investopedia
U.S. Inflation Depressed by Foreign Bond Buyingand Brexit sending ripples throughout global markets, nervous investors have be
U.S. Inflation Depressed by Foreign Bond Buying
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
and Brexit sending ripples throughout global markets, nervous investors have been flocking in to safe-haven securities. Swiss government bonds have been one such haven, with its central bank on the defensive and implementing a negative interest... Read more
9d
Tax-News.com
Switzerland Seeking Improved Korean FTAby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels14 July 2016 The Swiss Government is se
Switzerland Seeking Improved Korean FTA
Tax-News.com / Posted 9 days ago
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels14 July 2016 The Swiss Government is seeking to update the free trade agreement (FTA) between the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and South Korea. Swiss President... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss fintech faces uphill struggle for toeholdfintech strategies, with top government officials throwing their weight behind
Swiss fintech faces uphill struggle for toehold
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
fintech strategies, with top government officials throwing their weight behind such coordinated schemes. In April, the Swiss government published its Digital Switzerland strategy paper that promises to coordinate policy and the output of... Read more
11d
Swissinfo
The uncertainty of life as an illegal workerboth his family and our family. But we have to be discreet. Although care worke
The uncertainty of life as an illegal worker
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
both his family and our family. But we have to be discreet. Although care workers are needed to look after old people, the Swiss government is not giving out the corresponding work permits,” she said. Asked whether swissinfo.ch could speak to the... Read more
11d
Swissinfo
Hedge-Fund Veteran’s Brexit Gains Crimped as Volatility Subsidesdebt in countries such as Japan and Switzerland offers negative yields across a
Hedge-Fund Veteran’s Brexit Gains Crimped as Volatility Subsides
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
debt in countries such as Japan and Switzerland offers negative yields across almost all maturities. Swiss government bond yields with tenor of as long as 50 years have all fallen below zero on concern Brexit will damp global... Read more
12d
Market Watch
Celebrate what? The trillions spent by central banks has been a dud, says Bank of America$12.9 trillion worth of bonds were yielding less than zero, equivalent to 29% o
Celebrate what? The trillions spent by central banks has been a dud, says Bank of America
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
$12.9 trillion worth of bonds were yielding less than zero, equivalent to 29% of total bonds outstanding. The three-year Swiss government debt currently holds the title of yielding the least at minus 1.1%. Treasurys so far have escaped the fate... Read more
14d
Swissinfo
UBS accuses cabinet of intransparent policyintransparent policy Jul 10, 2016 - 12:40 The chief executive of the leading UB
UBS accuses cabinet of intransparent policy
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
intransparent policy Jul 10, 2016 - 12:40 The chief executive of the leading UBS bank, Sergio Ermotti, has criticised the Swiss government of instranparency and caving in to pressure from other countries. He said the government had failed to win... Read more
16d
Swissinfo
Swiss to get tough on Sri Lankan refugee statusclaims that Switzerland’s keenness to trade with Sri Lanka is affecting its sta
Swiss to get tough on Sri Lankan refugee status
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
claims that Switzerland’s keenness to trade with Sri Lanka is affecting its stance on the human rights situation in the country. “The Swiss government needs to be neutral on the issue instead of supporting Colombo. It is all about business,” she sa... Read more
16d
News.com.au
This is one of the hardest countries to become a citizen offound to not be integrating into society. LAST week, two young girls had their
This is one of the hardest countries to become a citizen of
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
found to not be integrating into society. LAST week, two young girls had their citizenship applications rejected by the Swiss government. The girls, aged 12 and 14, were denied a Swiss passport because they refused to participate in school... Read more
17d
Namibia Economist
The Italian jobare extraordinarily nervous. Yields on ten-year Treasuries fell to their lowest
The Italian job
Namibia Economist / Posted 17 days ago
are extraordinarily nervous. Yields on ten-year Treasuries fell to their lowest-ever level this week; buyers of 50-year Swiss government bonds are prepared to accept a negative yield. Some of the disquiet stems from Britain’s decision to hurl... Read more
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17d
Market Watch
The Fed must hold firm against negative Treasury yieldsyield goes into negative territory. Once again, Switzerland took the lead, so
The Fed must hold firm against negative Treasury yields
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
yield goes into negative territory. Once again, Switzerland took the lead, so to speak. On Jan. 16, 2015, 10-year Swiss government bonds yields sank below zero for the first time and as of Tuesday, they stood at negative 0.65%. The 10-year... Read more
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17d
express
Germany warns UK of 'painful' lessons EU states learnt after restricting free movementvideos Farage: will work with other independence movements in Europe In what
Germany warns UK of 'painful' lessons EU states learnt after restricting free movement
express / Posted 17 days ago
videos Farage: will work with other independence movements in Europe In what could be a humbling warning to Britain, the Swiss government has seen they may have no choice but to ask voters to reconsider. Mr Schaeuble's warning came a day after... Read more
17d
Swissinfo
Moving money out of purgatoryallows that to happen.” Transferring the cash Establishing the Bota foundation
Moving money out of purgatory
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
allows that to happen.” Transferring the cash Establishing the Bota foundation was drawn out over a decade. In 1999 the Swiss government froze bank accounts linked to Mr Nazarbayev’s finance ministry on suspicion of money laundering. Four years... Read more
18d
Swissinfo
WTO chief: Doha is blocked but no question of abandoningSwitzerland plays a leading role. swissinfo.ch: How? R. A. Each year in January
WTO chief: Doha is blocked but no question of abandoning
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
Switzerland plays a leading role. swissinfo.ch: How? R. A. Each year in January, during the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Swiss government organises a mini-ministerial forum at Davos. It is mini because it does not include all ministers, but it... Read more
18d
BBC News
Sterling falls to new low against the dollar in Asia tradeUS, UK and German bonds at or near their lowest on record. Jitters also sent y
Sterling falls to new low against the dollar in Asia trade
BBC News / Posted 18 days ago
US, UK and German bonds at or near their lowest on record. Jitters also sent yields on almost all bonds issued by the Swiss government negative, meaning the return is less than zero. High demand tends to push up bond prices, and when the... Read more
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18d
Zero Hedge
The Poisonous Gap Between Paper Wealth And Real Wealthat zero, and never above 1%, during the entire period. On Friday, interest rat
The Poisonous Gap Between Paper Wealth And Real Wealth
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
at zero, and never above 1%, during the entire period. On Friday, interest rates went negative on the entire stock of Swiss government bonds. German government yields are now negative beyond a 15-year maturity. From current valuations, the... Read more
18d
FOX Business
The Return of Roach Motel Fundsbond market is officially cuckoo, with the yield on 50-year maturities falling
The Return of Roach Motel Funds
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
bond market is officially cuckoo, with the yield on 50-year maturities falling below zero today. The entire stock of Swiss government bonds is now trading at negative yields. Yields on the 10-year U.K. gilt, as the government bonds are... Read more
18d
FOX Business
The Return of Roach Motel Fundsbond market is officially cuckoo, with the yield on 50-year maturities falling
The Return of Roach Motel Funds
FOX Business / Posted 18 days ago
bond market is officially cuckoo, with the yield on 50-year maturities falling below zero today. The entire stock of Swiss government bonds is now trading at negative yields. Yields on the 10-year U.K. gilt, as the government bonds are... Read more
18d
The Pekin Daily Times
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threataround 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
around 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace.The... Read more
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18d
Belfast Telegraph
Israel Airlines flight lands safely following bomb threatat around 8.30am local time on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the
Israel Airlines flight lands safely following bomb threat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
at around 8.30am local time on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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18d
The Pekin Daily Times
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threataround 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
around 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace.The... Read more
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18d
Parkersburg News and Sentinel
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threataround 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
around 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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18d
Pasadena Star-News
El Al flight from New York lands safely in Israel after bomb threataround 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called “hot mission,” that accompanied the
El Al flight from New York lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
around 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called “hot mission,” that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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18d
Boston Herald
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threataround 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
around 8:30 a.m. (0630 GMT) on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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18d
News 24 South Africa
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threatdeployed jets around 08:30 on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the f
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
deployed jets around 08:30 on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesperson for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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18d
Zero Hedge
Swiss Interest Rates Plunge To Negative Out To 50 Yearsnotes, rising concern about the outlook for economic growth and inflation effec
Swiss Interest Rates Plunge To Negative Out To 50 Years
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
notes, rising concern about the outlook for economic growth and inflation effectively means that investors are paying the Swiss government for the privilege of lending to them out to 50 years. Britain's vote to leave the European Union has... Read more
18d
Irish Examiner
Israel Airlines flight lands safely after bomb threatat around 8.30am local time on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the
Israel Airlines flight lands safely after bomb threat
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
at around 8.30am local time on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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18d
TribLIVE
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threatjets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called “hot mission,” that accompanied the flight
El Al flight lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
jets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called “hot mission,” that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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18d
The Columbus Dispatch
Escorted El Al flight from New York lands safely in Israel after bomb threatjets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called “ hot mission,” that accompanied the fligh
Escorted El Al flight from New York lands safely in Israel after bomb threat
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
jets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called “ hot mission,” that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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19d
Daily Telegraph
Military escort plane under bomb threatinformation led France and Switzerland to deploy military jets as escorts for t
Military escort plane under bomb threat
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
information led France and Switzerland to deploy military jets as escorts for the plane. Spokesman Vladi Barrosa of the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide said the plane left Swiss airspace into Austrian airspace. In Israel,... Read more
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19d
DW
French and Swiss jets deployed to escort El Al flight following bomb threat |that the Swiss air force had scrambled F-18 aircraft to escort the plane "becau
French and Swiss jets deployed to escort El Al flight following bomb threat |
DW / Posted 19 days ago
that the Swiss air force had scrambled F-18 aircraft to escort the plane "because of a bomb threat". Sky Guide, a Swiss government-run air navigation service provider, said the bomb threat was received when the El Al aircraft was flying... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Israel Airlines flight lands safely after bomb threatat around 8.30am local time on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the
Israel Airlines flight lands safely after bomb threat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
at around 8.30am local time on a so-called "hot mission", that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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19d
NBC Miami
Plane From NYC Escorted by Military Jets Amid Bomb Threatjets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight
Plane From NYC Escorted by Military Jets Amid Bomb Threat
NBC Miami / Posted 19 days ago
jets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Plane From NYC Escorted by Military Jets Amid Bomb Threatjets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight
Plane From NYC Escorted by Military Jets Amid Bomb Threat
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 19 days ago
jets around 8:30 a.m. on a so-called "hot mission," that accompanied the flight. Vladi Barrosa, a spokesman for the Swiss government-run air navigation service Skyguide, said the plane left Swiss airspace safely into Austrian airspace. The... Read more
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