Kristin Moyer

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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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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 World as We Know it is Over – Implications for Vendors

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 3, 2009  |  2 Comments

Kristin Moyer and David Furlonger here.  Business models in the banking industry are set to change dramatically: Rahm Emanuel, Chief of Staff in the Obama administration, recently spoke to business executives and said:  “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” Emanuel said. “What I mean by that is that it’s an opportunity […]

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“Deer in the Headlight” Approach Will Not Work

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 14, 2008  |  Comments Off

David Furlonger here from the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Florida. I am increasingly concerned about the mindset of vendors in the current financial services crisis. It seems to me from multiple interactions that many vendors still have a fairly naive view as to the ramifications for their business. While several tell me they have cancelled […]

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Scenario Planning for IT Vendors Never More Urgent

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 7, 2008  |  Comments Off

David Furlonger here.  Maybe I am missing something (and I would love my colleagues and clients to comment), but multiple interactions with banks here in Asia suggests the vendor community may be rather ill prepared to deal with the current market crisis.  Indeed, many are suggested to be taking a wait and see attitude with […]

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Amazing Scenes in Mumbai

by Kristin Moyer  |  September 29, 2008  |  1 Comment

David Furlonger and Vinny Oliva here.  We are visiting clients in Asia and are currently in Mumbai.  Not immune to panic, the market here is certainly concerned about the continuing bad news from the US.  Particularly concerned is the IT services sector who have an over exposure to the financial services market. It is clear […]

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