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A focused study group for the discussion of economics and economic policy.
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© 2020 Relevant Protocols Inc.
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The United States economy grew substantially in the second quarter (Q2) but still fell short of expectations as supply-chain disruptions and labour shortages continued to temper growth despite a big boom in consumer spending. Gross _...Read More_
The United States economy grew substantially in the second quarter (Q2) but still fell short of expectations as supply-chain disruptions and labour shortages continued to temper growth despite a big boom in consumer spending. Gross _...Read More_
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"The euro zone economy expanded in the second quarter of this year as various governments tiptoed around their economic reopening, preliminary data has shown."
"The euro zone economy expanded in the second quarter of this year as various governments tiptoed around their economic reopening, preliminary data has shown."
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"Once again, financial markets are bouncing back stronger than the labor market. It's time for the Fed to learn from its mistakes."
"Once again, financial markets are bouncing back stronger than the labor market. It's time for the Fed to learn from its mistakes."
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"The idea of central bank independence is today in crisis. The reason is not—as its own logic would have it—that prying politicians have managed to impose their wills after all. Instead, and more paradoxically, independent central banks _...Read More_
"The idea of central bank independence is today in crisis. The reason is not—as its own logic would have it—that prying politicians have managed to impose their wills after all. Instead, and more paradoxically, independent central banks _...Read More_
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"Since 2008 – and more so during the pandemic – central bank money has been showered, via private bankers, on the ultra-rich, while everyone else suffers stagnation and austerity. The time for change is now, and the way to do it is by _...Read More_
"Since 2008 – and more so during the pandemic – central bank money has been showered, via private bankers, on the ultra-rich, while everyone else suffers stagnation and austerity. The time for change is now, and the way to do it is by _...Read More_
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>"The powerful lending businesses at top U.S. banks are dishing out loans to some of the wealthiest Americans, who are purchasing second (or _...Read More_
>"The powerful lending businesses at top U.S. banks are dishing out loans to some of the wealthiest Americans, who are purchasing second (or _...Read More_
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"Customers will receive letter in next fortnight to advise on what they need to do"
"Customers will receive letter in next fortnight to advise on what they need to do"
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"Italy’s have the furthest to fall. And it is coming into the fold."
"Italy’s have the furthest to fall. And it is coming into the fold."
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"Depending on whom you ask, inflation is either around 17% or 40%."
"Depending on whom you ask, inflation is either around 17% or 40%."
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"A handful of banks now dominate the US financial sector. This consolidation has resulted in higher costs for consumers and small businesses and put the economy at greater risk of a financial crisis."
"A handful of banks now dominate the US financial sector. This consolidation has resulted in higher costs for consumers and small businesses and put the economy at greater risk of a financial crisis."
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"Much of the jump in inflation from 1.1% to 3.8% is transient, and the lockdown in NSW will suppress what’s left. But even if you still fear inflation, there are things you can do."
"Much of the jump in inflation from 1.1% to 3.8% is transient, and the lockdown in NSW will suppress what’s left. But even if you still fear inflation, there are things you can do."
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"U.S. economic growth will likely slow significantly in 2022 as the services sector’s recovery fades, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc."
"U.S. economic growth will likely slow significantly in 2022 as the services sector’s recovery fades, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc."
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"Central banks should know by now that you cannot have negative interest rates with low bond yields and strong growth. One or the other. Central banks have chosen low bond yields at any cost, despite all the evidence of stagnation ahead. _...Read More_
"Central banks should know by now that you cannot have negative interest rates with low bond yields and strong growth. One or the other. Central banks have chosen low bond yields at any cost, despite all the evidence of stagnation ahead. _...Read More_
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"The deliberations are taking place amid a stronger U.S. economic recovery than Fed officials anticipated six months ago."
"The deliberations are taking place amid a stronger U.S. economic recovery than Fed officials anticipated six months ago."
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"Researchers are digging into Central Bank Digital Currencies and what a CBDC could look like in the U.S."
"Researchers are digging into Central Bank Digital Currencies and what a CBDC could look like in the U.S."