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December 2015

Namibia: NSA Report Shines Light On Communal Farming Loans

Nearly 1 500 agricultural homes from an overall of 159 484 families used for loans throughout the 5 years preceding the Communal Sector Credit record for 2013/14, which was published last week. Results from the just launched credit record put together by the Namibia Stats Agency (NSA) suggest that at …

Where Are Closed-Ended Funds Investing For Higher Development?

Investing for greater development Typically, asset managers (PSP) have concentrated on middle market business with strong credit scores. However with decreasing yields, they’re investing for higher growth with lower grade financial investments and retail financial investments. Ares Capital (ARCC) has actually consistently increased its direct exposure to second lien senior …

LETTER: A Sensible Way To Finance Elections

By silently subverting campaign finance laws, billionaires and corporate lobbyists have abducted American democracy. Bruce Ackerman and Ian Ayres, 2 law teachers at Yale University, want to save it.In their 2010 book, Ballot with dollars, they uncloak a new method to project finance. Their fundamental concept is that the federal …