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"By serving private capital markets rather than citizens and taxpayers, central banks constitute a major hurdle to meaningful climate action. A half-century after US President Richard Nixon and his advisers reshaped the international _...Read More_
"By serving private capital markets rather than citizens and taxpayers, central banks constitute a major hurdle to meaningful climate action. A half-century after US President Richard Nixon and his advisers reshaped the international _...Read More_
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"From the warped housing market to the ‘knowledge economy’, the system increasingly works only for the uber-wealthy, says Mark Blyth, a political economist at Brown University"
"From the warped housing market to the ‘knowledge economy’, the system increasingly works only for the uber-wealthy, says Mark Blyth, a political economist at Brown University"
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"Yes yes, we know you can’t afford to have children. But if the economy tanks because of the low birthrate, you’ll be to blame."
"Yes yes, we know you can’t afford to have children. But if the economy tanks because of the low birthrate, you’ll be to blame."
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"A Chinese debt crisis will — either now or in the near future — bring down China’s economy, and the U.S. must delink from that country to reduce the damage to itself."
"A Chinese debt crisis will — either now or in the near future — bring down China’s economy, and the U.S. must delink from that country to reduce the damage to itself."
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"Michele Bullock says high level of debt could pose risks to economy in event of shock to household incomes or sharp decline in housing prices"
"Michele Bullock says high level of debt could pose risks to economy in event of shock to household incomes or sharp decline in housing prices"
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>"The European Central Bank announced a tapering of the repurchase program on September 9. One would imagine that this is a sensible idea given the recent rise in inflation in the eurozone to the highest level in a decade and the _...Read More_
>"The European Central Bank announced a tapering of the repurchase program on September 9. One would imagine that this is a sensible idea given the recent rise in inflation in the eurozone to the highest level in a decade and the _...Read More_
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"Government would rather protect households than prop up struggling companies, says industry source"
"Government would rather protect households than prop up struggling companies, says industry source"
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Even Aristotle warned against free markets “Dubious notions suggested by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century conceptions of the ‘laws of nature’ are being discarded from natural sciences and should be discarded from economics." _...Read More_
Even Aristotle warned against free markets “Dubious notions suggested by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century conceptions of the ‘laws of nature’ are being discarded from natural sciences and should be discarded from economics." _...Read More_
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"Fed chairman Jerome Powell has decided the Fed ought to “review” its ethics policies after it was revealed that high-ranking personnel at the Fed were actively trading stocks even as the Fed was busy pulling the levers on monetary policy."
"Fed chairman Jerome Powell has decided the Fed ought to “review” its ethics policies after it was revealed that high-ranking personnel at the Fed were actively trading stocks even as the Fed was busy pulling the levers on monetary policy."
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"Fiscal policy, as opposed to monetary policy, is more readily understood by the average working stiff. Income taxes, budget deficits, the national debt. These are all tangible things people can grasp a hold of, if they care to. The _...Read More_
"Fiscal policy, as opposed to monetary policy, is more readily understood by the average working stiff. Income taxes, budget deficits, the national debt. These are all tangible things people can grasp a hold of, if they care to. The _...Read More_
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>"Steelmakers warn of unprofitability and an extra half a million homes face falling into fuel poverty"
>"Steelmakers warn of unprofitability and an extra half a million homes face falling into fuel poverty"
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The heaviest users of cigarettes and other tobacco products tend to be middle-income or lower-income Americans, federal data shows. As many as 80 percent of smokers have incomes less than $200,000 annually, according to data presented to _...Read More_
The heaviest users of cigarettes and other tobacco products tend to be middle-income or lower-income Americans, federal data shows. As many as 80 percent of smokers have incomes less than $200,000 annually, according to data presented to _...Read More_
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>"QE significantly increased money held by banks and the wealthy. These two investor classes have been buying bonds and pushing down rates."
>"QE significantly increased money held by banks and the wealthy. These two investor classes have been buying bonds and pushing down rates."
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"It is too late for the Fed to prevent a dangerous asset price and credit market bubble from forming or to spare us from an unpleasant inflationary episode."
"It is too late for the Fed to prevent a dangerous asset price and credit market bubble from forming or to spare us from an unpleasant inflationary episode."
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"Monzo is one of the first UK banks to launch into the fast-growing but controversial BNPL sector, which is dominated by financial technology companies such as the industry leader Klarna and PayPal. In February this year, the government _...Read More_
"Monzo is one of the first UK banks to launch into the fast-growing but controversial BNPL sector, which is dominated by financial technology companies such as the industry leader Klarna and PayPal. In February this year, the government _...Read More_