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The most disgusting part is how many people rail against it, as if it benefits them. People will blindly protect businesses and their stock at the expense of friends and family is remarkable. Same with universal healthcare. people _...Read More_
The most disgusting part is how many people rail against it, as if it benefits them. People will blindly protect businesses and their stock at the expense of friends and family is remarkable. Same with universal healthcare. people _...Read More_
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Speculative manias are in the air, as evidenced by the recent price surges for bitcoin, a digital asset with a fundamental value of zero, and GameStop, a declining retailer. Those asset bubbles have a clear cause: the massive expansion of _...Read More_
Speculative manias are in the air, as evidenced by the recent price surges for bitcoin, a digital asset with a fundamental value of zero, and GameStop, a declining retailer. Those asset bubbles have a clear cause: the massive expansion of _...Read More_
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"The news of the (second) impeachment seems strangely pedestrian after the blowtorch intensity of Reddit vs. The Hedge Funds. The good news is that the hedge funds didn’t conspire with market makers…"
"The news of the (second) impeachment seems strangely pedestrian after the blowtorch intensity of Reddit vs. The Hedge Funds. The good news is that the hedge funds didn’t conspire with market makers…"
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"One company’s misery is often another’s opportunity, and that certainly seems to be the story of Public, an under-the-radar stock-trading app that’s lately gotten hot in large part because it is not…"
"One company’s misery is often another’s opportunity, and that certainly seems to be the story of Public, an under-the-radar stock-trading app that’s lately gotten hot in large part because it is not…"
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>"Calculating a poor person’s wealth is a science. For a rich person, it’s an incredibly abstract art."
>"Calculating a poor person’s wealth is a science. For a rich person, it’s an incredibly abstract art."
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"By conspiring to drive up struggling companies’ stock prices, GameStop investors believe they beat Wall Street at its own game. But there are no clear-cut heroes or villains in this story, just some investors who will be able to weather _...Read More_
"By conspiring to drive up struggling companies’ stock prices, GameStop investors believe they beat Wall Street at its own game. But there are no clear-cut heroes or villains in this story, just some investors who will be able to weather _...Read More_
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The Bank of England expects a rapid rebound of the UK economy later this year as the vaccination rollout programme takes effect but also unveiled moves to introduce negative interest rates if the recovery falters.
The Bank of England expects a rapid rebound of the UK economy later this year as the vaccination rollout programme takes effect but also unveiled moves to introduce negative interest rates if the recovery falters.
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"[This article is part of the Understanding Money Mechanics series, by Robert P. Murphy. The series will be published as a book in 2021.] This chapter explains the connection _...Read More_
"[This article is part of the Understanding Money Mechanics series, by Robert P. Murphy. The series will be published as a book in 2021.] This chapter explains the connection _...Read More_
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"A clampdown on civil society has made life harder for workers looking for help"
"A clampdown on civil society has made life harder for workers looking for help"
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>"Hope King helps the hosts untangle the whole GameStop thing."
>"Hope King helps the hosts untangle the whole GameStop thing."
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>"Your situation could mean you have to send back all or part of your second stimulus payment. Here's how to know."
>"Your situation could mean you have to send back all or part of your second stimulus payment. Here's how to know."
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>"App helping to fuel share-buying frenzy allows ‘limited buys’ after a $1bn cash injection to safeguard trades"
>"App helping to fuel share-buying frenzy allows ‘limited buys’ after a $1bn cash injection to safeguard trades"
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"Is it possible for the market to go into a long bear run even if the economy booms? Yes, although there is little record of it ever happening."
"Is it possible for the market to go into a long bear run even if the economy booms? Yes, although there is little record of it ever happening."
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This approach extends beyond the individual. For example, by taking action against climate change now, the costs down the road will be cheaper. The longer we wait, the more resources we will have to put into combatting the issues we created _...Read More_
This approach extends beyond the individual. For example, by taking action against climate change now, the costs down the road will be cheaper. The longer we wait, the more resources we will have to put into combatting the issues we created _...Read More_
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>"Temporary break on stamp duty in Covid crisis leads to boom in sales"
>"Temporary break on stamp duty in Covid crisis leads to boom in sales"