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Global Central Bankers Unite in Plea for Help From Governments

Central bankers in charge of the vast bulk of the world’s economy delved deep into the weeds of money markets and interest rates over a three-day conference here, and emerged with a common plea to their colleagues in the rest of government: Please help. 666 more words


24 Aug 2016 (AFR) - Why negative interest rates have smashed confidence and increased inequality

(24 August 2016, p39, by Yanis Varoufakis*)

‘Objects of desire come at a cost. Only bad things, like toxic waste, have a negative price, the equivalent of a fee payable to anyone willing to make them disappear. 280 more words

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The Economics of the Titanic or a comment on Larry Elliot's article on Brexit economics

When reading today’s Guardian I was struck by an article written by Larry Elliot. It was mocking all the doomsayers who predicted dire economic consequences if Britain left the EU. 1,201 more words


Rothschild Warns “Biggest Financial Experiment in History” About to Unleash Consequences Unknown | Marc Salvo - Patriot Rising

“The six months under review have seen central bankers continuing what is surely the greatest experiment in monetary policy in the history of the world. We are therefore in uncharted waters and it is impossible to predict the unintended consequences of very low interest rates, with some 30 percent of global government debt at negative yields, combined with quantitative easing on a massive scale,” 109 more words
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No More Inflation?

Popular Economics Weekly

San Francisco Fed President John Williams has said something that most Central Bankers won’t say. He believes the current low inflation, low growth economy could continue indefinitely, if something isn’t done differently. 567 more words

Weekly Financial News

Business a.m.: Lulu has its mojo back, Performance Sports in default

Here’s our look at the big stories this morning on the business beat.

Growth curve for yogawear maker: After a couple of tight years, Vancouver-based Lululemon Athletica is moving comfortably again. 815 more words


Five things you should know before you start your work day on Aug. 15

Good morning. A German bank plans to start charging customers to hold their cash. The financial industry gives a nod to millennials. And meet the 25-year-old billionaire. 912 more words