I wasn't able to get a daily off yesterday nor will I be able to a full-fledged one today. But I will post today. Just a reminder: next week, I am on holiday. And so I don't know how much writing I will do, if any.
Let me start today more of a links post. Here's what I saw that may be of interest.
New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes - FT: "The law follows a 60 per cent surge in house prices during the past decade that has driven local home ownership levels down to their lowest in almost 70 years. Immigration, a shortage of affordable homes and high rents are also contributing to a housing crisis, which has placed the issue at the top of the political agenda."
Turkey’s Crisis Was Years in the Making - Matt Klein, Barron's: "At the start of 2010, the Turkish private sector an...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.