Kristin Moyer

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger   [ Register Now For January 19th webinar: Euro Crisis Webinar ] An interesting article appeared on Reuters yesterday: Financial repression is here and may be helpful. It discusses and supports the potential for greater control over the financial markets by governments, including a continuation of the current schemes that print more money […]

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights the fragility of bank balance sheets, it doesn’t dig deeply into the graver issue facing the Eurozone policy makers and indeed the world –  that […]

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Can Europe Innovate Out of a Crisis?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 13, 2011  |  1 Comment

Contributed by David Furlonger Commentators suggest over half of the companies on the 2009 Fortune 500 list began during a recession or bear market. Does this offer hope to a European market saddled with an on-going crisis and likely poor economic growth, if not recession, for several years to come? The new European Programme for […]

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The Tragedy of the Euro Fiscal Commons

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 9, 2011  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger As announced on the BBC (and other media outlets) today: Euro crisis: Eurozone deal reached without UK it appears on the surface as if consensus has been reached between many Eurozone countries on addressing the crisis. All but the UK whose current leader believes such a deal is not in the […]

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The Euro Crisis – Are IT Professionals Prepared for the Fallout?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 8, 2011  |  2 Comments

Contributed by David Furlonger Today’s WSJ suggested the Euro currency was finished: Banks Prep for Life After Euro This is another news article, in a continuing stream, that has become more intense over the last several months. The question is, are IT professionals, as opposed to economists and maybe politicians, prepared for a redenomination of […]

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OFFICIAL projections on H1N1 for the US

by Kristin Moyer  |  August 27, 2009  |  3 Comments

Rick DeLotto here… I was surprised this morning to find how few knew about the August 7, 2009,  “REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON U.S. PREPARATIONS FOR 2009-H1N1 INFLUENZA” by  the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.  EVERYONE with responsilbity for business continuity should download and take a look at it.   http://www.whitehouse.gov/assets/documents/PCAST_H1N1_Report.pdf   […]

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Tired of hearing about pandemics yet? Just wait…

by Kristin Moyer  |  July 14, 2009  |  1 Comment

Rick DeLotto here—with apologies in advance for sounding like a broken record on a subject you are all probably tired of already, pandemic planning.  There has been some serious bad news recently that should be worked into your response scenarios, though they just haven’t drawn much press: On July 13 researchers at the University of […]

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H1N1 is now “officially” a pandemic…

by Kristin Moyer  |  June 11, 2009  |  1 Comment

Rick DeLotto here… H1N1 reached World Health Organization Pandemic status on June 11, 2009, meaning that it is firmly established worldwide.  To date, this appears to be are relatively mild influenza strain in the developed world, with nearly 30,000 infections and 144 deaths officially reported in 74 countries.  Unlike seasonal influenza outbreaks, which are most […]

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Pandemic Lessons…So Far

by Kristin Moyer  |  May 5, 2009  |  1 Comment

Rick DeLotto here.  While it is far too early for a “Lessons Learned” entry, we can make a fairly good stab at “Lessons still on the blackboard.” The Media will over react early and often.  Frankly, this is a good thing. We need the media to cut through the noise of everyday life to bring […]

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PHYSICAL security counts, too…

by Kristin Moyer  |  March 26, 2009  |  Comments Off

Rick DeLotto here again—I am not trying to raise fear, uncertainty and doubt (this time) —just a bit of caution. I just read a news report that the home of a former executive of a failed European bank was attacked and vandalized by what was described as an “anti capitalist group”.  Windows were broken on […]

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