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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Could Main Street Have Done Better Than the Fed?

If you’re seeking major insights into America’s recent economic and financial history, a barber’s obituary probably wouldn’t be the place you’d start looking. But if you checked out the notice placed in the… 606 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

How the shadow of the financial crisis shaped this portfolio manager's strategy to insulate investors

In 2008, Ryan Marr felt invincible.

At 21, as a co-op student from Wilfrid Laurier University, he was handling millions of dollars in investments for Gluskin Sheff and Associates, a Toronto-based firm that had close to $4 billion in assets at the time. 1,682 more words


The End Of Economics?

In the three decades since the end of the Cold War, economics has enjoyed a kind of intellectual hegemony. In the three decades since the end of the Cold War, economics has enjoyed a kind of intellectual hegemony.  50 more words


Pakistan: Govt likely to miss fiscal deficit target

State Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Saturday admitted that the government was facing serious fiscal challenges in spite of several corrective measures taken in the last six months, saying he  475 more words

More Alarm Bells As 440 Chinese Companies Issue Profit Warnings In One Day-Trumps Trade War??

Alarm bells are ringing in China as Beijing continues its relentless crackdown on shadow banking.

Hundreds of Chinese companies issued profit warnings, telling their investors that earnings for the full year were going to be below expectations, according to  122 more words


If Illinois Were Your Best Friend, She’d Be Asking to Borrow Some Money

And you’d be wondering what she did with the money you
already loaned her.

The state hasn’t had a balanced budget since 2001, every
year sliding deeper into debt as it scrambles to cover expensive pension… 1,630 more words


"Emergencies have always been necessary to progress"*...

The 2008 financial crisis continues to plague the world economy and our politics. It’s also messing with how we understand our narratives of global integration. Until recently, going global implied exuberant stories about one-world connectivity and technocratic togetherness.

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