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Why are global stock markets falling?

Fears of interest rate rises in the US aimed at taming inflation are stimulating markets nervous

Stock marketplaces

Why are global stock market falling?

Fears of interest rate rises in the US aimed at taming inflation are making markets nervous… 264 more words


The Largest Central Bank on the Planet

Despite the news coverage, the Federal Reserve is not the largest central bank in the world. Ditto for the European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan, and the mighty Bank of England. 370 more words


End of the beginning for record-low interest rates

Borrowers need to start planning for higher costs

Who would have thought that the world would be suspended in such surreal surroundings for a decade. 272 more words

Financial Education

German Economist: "The ECB is the Most Unaccountable Central Bank in History"

By Richard Werner, professor of economics at the University of Southampton, and cross-posted from the Real-World Economics Review Blog

In my analysis of the ECB, published first in 2003 as chapter 19 of my bestseller ‘Princes of the Yen: Japan’s Central Bankers and the Transformation of the Economy,’ and published in 2006  967 more words


ECB governor calls for tax, regulation on bitcoin


© AFP/File | Bitcoin burst out of the shadows in 2017, seducing Wall Street and individual investors alike even though many still struggle to understand precisely what it is. 385 more words

A slew of new financial rules could make the big European firms even bigger

Starting today (Jan. 3), Europe’s traders will have to contend with thousands of pages of new rules that will radically change transactions in everything from bonds to stocks to commodities. 626 more words