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Financial MarketsMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
The fact that the most conservative investors are being forced to purchase bonds of nearly bankrupt companies for virtually no yield is not a success of monetary policy nor a tool for growth.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Assessing cryptocurrencies through a framework of "saleableness" may help us understand why some cryptocurrencies are chosen for speculation above others.
Booms and BustsFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks
Using Japan as a model, governments are steering us toward a worldwide zombie economy — but we're likely to end up with something that looks more like Argentina than Japan.
The government pays for it, but then a German publisher or a university likely owns it.
Free MarketsMedia and Culture
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary — it will fail to stop the global economic slowdown.
Global EconomyMoney and BanksMoney and Banking
China’s stealth devaluation is not making the country more competitive, it is making household and corporate debt riskier as the purchasing power of the yuan is diminished.
Decentralization and SecessionFinancial MarketsMoney and Banks