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Something Huge Just Happened In Europe

10/06/2019(0)
Critics of modern monetary policy have been predicting that the day would come when a central bank would cut interest rates (or at least promise to), and the financial ... Read More
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The Terrifying Truth About Negative Interest Rates

29/05/2019(0)
Pushing interest rates below zero is both an act of desperation and something that in theory should have a huge, immediate impact of the behavior of borrowers and savers. ... Read More
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Post-tariff considerations

17/05/2019(0)
  President Trump has declared he will extend tariffs of 25% on all America’s imports of Chinese goods. China is responding with tariff increases of its own. The consequences ... Read More
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Gold prices steadied on Wednesday

15/05/2019(0)
Gold prices steadied on Wednesday, having retreated from a one-month peak hit in the previous session as optimism surrounding trade talks between Washington and Beijing soothed investor concerns, boosting ... Read More
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6.2% of the population in Eupean Union were severely materially deprived

08/05/2019(0)
In 2018, 6.2 % of the population or around 31 million people in the European Union (EU) were severely materially deprived. This means that they cannot afford at least ... Read More
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Cyber wars and all that

03/05/2019(0)
  Behind the Huawei story, we must not forget there is a wider financial war being waged by America against China and Russia. Stories about China’s banks being short ... Read More
A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes and Japanese 10,000 yen notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

The US Government Debt Crisis

02/05/2019(0)
  This article explains why the US Government is ensnared in a debt trap from which there is no escape. Its finances are spiralling out of control. In the ... Read More
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The Lesson Of Argentina: You Can’t Stabilize A Bankrupt Economy

02/05/2019(0)
So the U.S. puts Republicans (the party of small government) in charge, and gets… trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see AND a revival of socialism ... Read More
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Clothes billions in worth imported in EU in 2018; Form where do they come?

25/04/2019(0)
The EU Member States imported clothes worth €166 billion in 2018, just over half of which came from non-EU Member States (51%, or €84 billion). Compared to 2013, import ... Read More
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Oil prices slip on Wednesday reversing earlier gains

27/03/2019(0)
Oil prices declined on Wednesday, reversing earlier gains, as further disruptions to Venezuela’s crude exports were offset by a report that U.S. inventories rose last week. Brent crude futures ... Read More
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