Tag: financial crises


Wall Street Journal Also Raises Microcredit Bubble Fears

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In an article that was published in tomorrow's(!) Wall Street Journal, reporter Ketaki Gokhale emphatically asserts that "a credit crisis is brewing in 'microfinance'":

Here in Ramanagaram, a silk-making city in southern India, Zahreen Taj noticed the change. Suddenly, in the shantytown where she lives, lots of people wanted to loan her money. She borrowed $125 to invest in her husband's vegetable cart. Then she borrowed more.