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The Potential Implications of Trump's USD1 trillion Infrastructure Fund on Malaysia - Capital Flows Perspective

Remember Trump’s proposed USD1 trillion infrastructure fund? You can read the brief details of the plan here. Now as many people are saying, there are not much details on how this package is going to get funded. 952 more words

April 19, 2017

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Naked capitalism – It’s Time to Regulate the Gig Economy – Yves Smith 4/18

  • “Depicting work in the platform economy as a mere ‘sharing of favors’ conveys an image of the gig economy as a sort of parallel dimension, where chores are amateurishly carried out as a form of leisure, with no relation to ‘work’.
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March 10 - March 16, 2017

Toronto housing market – heads up, your peak has been called. Sometimes money just needs a home (in a foreign country).

First, Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 1,788 more words

February 24 - March 2, 2017

The insurance industry in China has been good business – too good. What is the magic number for China’s foreign exchange reserves? What gives – why haven’t the share buybacks by US corporates juiced returns (passive investing)? 2,092 more words

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries

Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries, was published in The Guardian on January 14, 2017, and was written by Jason Hickel. In that article, among other things we learn the following (follow the links to the original reports): 240 more words