Posts tagged with ‘recession’

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Singapore faces rising structural unemployment

September 2, 2009

Singapore faces the spectre of rising long-term structural unemployment as the economy recovers from the global financial crisis. Structural unemployment occurs when the skills of workers do not meet the needs of employers. With certain sectors such as manufacturing and electronics lagging behind, Singapore workers will have to be retrained to be employable in new […]

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A new breed of Hedge Fund – smaller and thriftier

July 7, 2009

Here is a good post I found a singaporean Blogger, “the dude”, on It’s all about the moolah. An industry lately synonymous with losses, liquidations, and fraud is showing signs of recovery. An uptick in new hedge funds suggests that investors are warming to them again. And trends among the newly launched funds show how […]

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Soros sees green shoots…

June 22, 2009

Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros said the worst of the global financial crisis is over, and called for new international regulations to maintain open markets.