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Nightmare of abolishing cash

Imagine a world without cash, one where currency is entirely digital and controlled by corporate concerns.

Despite an upbeat and well-researched piece last week in The Spectator magazine about… 466 more words


EBA and ECB living living together in harmony?

Last week, the EBA and the ECB published some thoughts on next steps in bank supervision. These did not attract a lot of media attention. However, in light of changes to come, I thought it be interesting to take a closer look. 493 more words

Basel III

Draghi Optimis Zona Euro Kembali Bertumbuh

bobnews – Presiden European Central Bank Mario Draghi mengatakan laju pertumbuhan sedang kembali di Eropa, setelah gagal memberikan kontribusi besar pada laju ekspansi global dalam 7-8 tahun belakangan. 121 more words


Macro and Markets Weekly Update 28th September 2015

Market Recap

A strong rally in equity markets on Friday helped brighten up what was otherwise a miserable week for equity investors. Against an uncertain backdrop, the confession from Volkswagen that they had used software to cheat US emission standards, heaped further pressure on an already fragile market. 44 more words

Corporate Blogs

Labour conference: There is an alternative

by Robert Griffiths writing in the issue of Unity! published for delegates at the Labour Party conference

BRITAIN’S FINANCIAL deficit soared in August to £12bn, the biggest for three years. 568 more words

Labour Movement

Scholarly Evidence against the Welfare State

I repeatedly try to convince people that the welfare state is bad for both taxpayers and poor people.

Sometimes I’ll add some more detailed economic analysis and explain that redistribution programs undermine growth by… 697 more words


September 23, 2015

Stocks traded upward until 8am, but then quickly went south. The Dow is currently down 108 pts; SPX down .46%; Nasdaq down .36%. Healthcare stocks were staging rebound but just gave way. 367 more words