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"Lower real living standards now represent the price of being in paid work."
"Lower real living standards now represent the price of being in paid work."
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"Gas prices hit a record in the United States. Stocks on Wall Street rose slightly, rebounding from their sharpest drop in more than a year."
"Gas prices hit a record in the United States. Stocks on Wall Street rose slightly, rebounding from their sharpest drop in more than a year."
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"This is tricky, but worst is yet to come."
"This is tricky, but worst is yet to come."
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"Historically, there have long been close parallels between the collapse of monetary systems and the fall of global security orders. Hegemony requires a sound financial basis and global credibility – assets that can evaporate much faster _...Read More_
"Historically, there have long been close parallels between the collapse of monetary systems and the fall of global security orders. Hegemony requires a sound financial basis and global credibility – assets that can evaporate much faster _...Read More_
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"This is the fiftieth anniversary of the demise of the gold standard and the beginning of the current fiat paper standard. Many will say “good riddance” to gold and “thank goodness” for the “good ole greenback”! Reflection, however, _...Read More_
"This is the fiftieth anniversary of the demise of the gold standard and the beginning of the current fiat paper standard. Many will say “good riddance” to gold and “thank goodness” for the “good ole greenback”! Reflection, however, _...Read More_
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"The FTSE 100 company’s share of the US online sportsbook market in the last quarter was an astonishing 45%, which equates to 2.2m people"
"The FTSE 100 company’s share of the US online sportsbook market in the last quarter was an astonishing 45%, which equates to 2.2m people"
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"Nixon’s decision left the IMF without a clearly defined role. Under the leadership of the industrialised countries, it began to fashion a new more intrusive and ideological role."
"Nixon’s decision left the IMF without a clearly defined role. Under the leadership of the industrialised countries, it began to fashion a new more intrusive and ideological role."
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"Though a return to the old system isn’t likely, the Fed’s management of the fiat dollar has been worse."
"Though a return to the old system isn’t likely, the Fed’s management of the fiat dollar has been worse."
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>"Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) and Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) introduced legislation that would clarify the definition of _...Read More_
>"Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) and Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) introduced legislation that would clarify the definition of _...Read More_
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"Even the worst-run startup can beat competitors if investors prop it up. The V.C. firm Benchmark helped enable WeWork to make one wild mistake after another—hoping that its gamble would pay off before disaster struck."
"Even the worst-run startup can beat competitors if investors prop it up. The V.C. firm Benchmark helped enable WeWork to make one wild mistake after another—hoping that its gamble would pay off before disaster struck."
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>"Standard Energy, a vanadium ion battery developer, announced today it has raised a $8.9 million Series C _...Read More_
>"Standard Energy, a vanadium ion battery developer, announced today it has raised a $8.9 million Series C _...Read More_
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"The drawback is that, in the years since the end of the gold standard, there’s been a significant and growing lack of discipline when it comes to government spending. Before 1971, there was a natural limit to how much money could be _...Read More_
"The drawback is that, in the years since the end of the gold standard, there’s been a significant and growing lack of discipline when it comes to government spending. Before 1971, there was a natural limit to how much money could be _...Read More_
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"Americans are told to give their all—time, labor, and passion—to their jobs. But do their jobs give enough back?"
"Americans are told to give their all—time, labor, and passion—to their jobs. But do their jobs give enough back?"
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"The spectacle of Wednesday’s tepid police response to riotous mobs shocked many. But the passivity is not some surprising anomaly—it is the status quo."
"The spectacle of Wednesday’s tepid police response to riotous mobs shocked many. But the passivity is not some surprising anomaly—it is the status quo."