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Standard stuff: Timelier provisions may make banks’ profits and lending choppier

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Timelier loan-loss provisions may make earnings and lending choppier

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Stage fright

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Accounting and banks

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Buttonwood: Investors call the end of the government-bond bull market (again)

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The big risks may be in corporate, not government, bonds

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Yielding to temptation

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What's The Meaning Of The World Bank's New Poverty Lines?

If you live on $1.90 a day or less, the World Bank says you are extremely poor. Two new poverty lines offer a way to measure poverty in middle income countries. 13 more words

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Free exchange: How should recessions be fought when interest rates are low?

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Agreement on how to fight recessions in a low-interest-rate world remains elusive

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The low road

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20th-century American history: The crazy career of Herbert Hoover

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A devil to sup with

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Herbert Hoover

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The right way to help declining places … 133 more words

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Today Is The Day To End Poverty (Literally)

Nearly 11 percent of the world’s population lives on less than two dollars a day, according to the World Bank.

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I was dead wrong about #Bloglovin'...

Follow my blog with Bloglovin

(Sheepishly: yeah, you read that right.  I’ll explain…)

(Deep breath…)

OK.  Here goes.  Late last night, I wrote about how Bloglovin’ had hoovered up peoples’ blogs and was pilfering them for their own gain, at the expense of the content creators. 1,222 more words

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