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How Brazil Got the Worst Austerity Program in the World

Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, has introduced austerity via constitutional amendment, freezing Brazil’s state spending at 2016 levels for 20 years, allowing it to increase only at the rate of inflation. 1,283 more words

Economics

YOUNG SOULS

This song came to my mind when i thought of our youth, we are young :) (this a remix).

The voices of South Africa’s youth were finally heard by the latest trend of #FeesMustFall in 2015. 319 more words

LIFE

Clinton Will Put Freeze On Rates And Create A New Trump

The media hype surrounding any US Presidential election campaign doesn’t, in general, encourage serious economic analysis. The astonishing psychodrama of this epic 2016 contest – which reached a new peak, perhaps, during last week’s final television debate – is drowning out almost any meaningful narrative regarding the state of the US economy. 1,210 more words

Liam Halligan

Let's talk about Keynes

“The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. 1,040 more words

Politics

1 Aug 2016 (AFR) - Greenspan warns weak growth and rising wage spell stagflation

(1 August 2016, AFR, p28, by Karen Maley)

‘Just as investors were beginning to breathe a little more easily, former US central bank chief Alan Greenspan has raised a fresh alarm, warning that the US economy now faces the menace of stagflation. 68 more words

1.Market Observations

Bank of England…waiting for stagflation

The Bank of England has kept rates on hold at its meeting today, contrary to market expectations. Sterling staged a modest rebound, albeit from multi-decade low levels against the US Dollar, as the central bank held fire on further stimulus activity. 351 more words

Currencies

Bonds: Investment Outlook, June 2016

As mentioned in yesterday’s investment outlook, bonds are perhaps more expensive than stocks right now. Stocks have only been as expensive as they are right now three times in recordable US history. 793 more words

Inflation