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“To put it bluntly: QTM is obviously wrong. Doubling the amount of gold in a country will have no effect on the price of cheese if you give all the gold to rich people and they just bury it in their yards, or use it to make gold-plated submarines (this ...Read More
"The long read: Calculating the patterns and cycles of the past could lead us to a better understanding of history. Could it also help us prevent a looming crisis?"
"The 2020s are set to be a decade of dramatic economic and social upheaval, reversing many of the trends of the past 40 years, according to one of the world's largest banks. Key points: ...Read More
Former boss of the Bank of England gives his thoughts on the global economy. Its not pretty. "The world is sleepwalking towards a fresh economic and financial crisis that will have devastating consequences for the democratic market system, according to the former Bank of England governor Mervyn King. ...Read More
"Company has been accused of pro-Republican bias, in both policy and personnel, amid fears it could be broken up if a Democrat wins in 2020"
In its report, the firm said banks risk “becoming footnotes to history” as new entrants change consumer behavior. Most recent attempts by banks to boost efficiency have been “business-as-usual,” it said.
"Westerners tend to identify China’s coming political crisis with developments such as the brave, educated, and often English-speaking protests in Hong Kong. Although they undoubtably pose an annoyance to Xi Jinping’s regime, the real existential challenge to the regime derives not from China’s middle orders but from the very classes ...Read More
From the Italian Renaissance-style Lord & Taylor building on New York’s Fifth Avenue to the postmodernist landmark One Poultry in London, WeWork has swept up office space at an unprecedented rate since opening its first location in Manhattan less than a decade ago. But the shared office provider’s breakneck expansion is set for a sudden slowdown, cutting out a significant source of demand in the large urban property markets where it operates. ...Read More
As someone who sees things visually, and wonders how much money exists in the world and how, and compared to other things - that I have no education on, these info graphs are super interesting but came out two years ago, I am sure crypto has changed.