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25 gen 2016 18:55

photo: Stephen Little The current crisis in the European Monetary Union (EMU) has led to comparisons between the EMU and the United States as currency unions. There are similarities and differences, but one similarity is that they are both federations in the sense of a higher level government interacting with a lower level government. They both […]

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22 gen 2016 22:04

ECB President Draghi made clear at yesterday’s press conference that new risks have materialized and the central bank’s job to reaching its mandate is far from over. Current efforts may not suffice to achieve its legal prescribed mandate. Monetary policy will be reviews and reassessed at the next meeting in March, when new staff forecasts […]

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20 gen 2016 21:29

First wel’ll take a quick look at some of the critical figures and data in the energy markets this week. Oil broke below $30 per barrel late last week as Iran returned to the international economy and prepared to export more oil. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) Chart of the Week Oil-related tax receipts […]

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20 gen 2016 17:35

photo: Images Money Key takeaway – Europe is in decline. To avoid decay, it needs to bridge the gap between aspirations and reality. As practiced, democracy is failing citizens and needs rethinking. Below-replacement fertility rates put the welfare state at risk. Rigid social structures induce risk-aversion and stifle innovation. Immigration-without-integration erodes social cohesion. Without fresh thinking […]

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19 gen 2016 18:46

China’s southern province, Guangdong, is emerging as a globally important innovation zone and consumer market. It moves into the future as it builds a post-industrial society. The forces that once boosted Guangdong’s dramatic economic boom – industrialization, booming world trade, cheap labor and low-cost manufacturing – are fading. With the slowest growth pace in 25 […]

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19 gen 2016 18:45

Silvia Fernández, a young widow, was not interested at first in a new energy-efficient refrigerator for her business, a bodega on a busy street of a poor neighborhood in Guadalajara, Mexico. She didn’t know what energy efficiency meant, but when she was told it would lower her electricity bill, she changed her mind. She worked […]

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14 gen 2016 04:33

Image: Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) The New York Times calls it a ‘scourge’. The MTA has a running campaign on the subway to stamp it out. Countless blog posts have bitterly denounced it. But what if manspreading — the act of a male passenger sitting on public transit with his legs apart — is not […]

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13 gen 2016 19:25

Since the initial spike higher when the BOJ provided some operational tweaks to its asset purchase program on December 18, the dollar has fallen 5.6% against the yen through Tuesday’s low near JPY116.70.  We had warned that the break of JPY120 would spur a move to JPY118, and the move below JPY118 targeted the August low near JPY116.20. While the […]

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13 gen 2016 18:51

photo: Maryland GovPics How sovereign and hybrid funds may help address climate change  One of the biggest bangs at the opening day of the Paris COP21 climate summit was without doubt the dual financing announcements by the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, led by Bill Gates and other high-net worth individuals, and the Mission Innovation, whose signatory governments have […]

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12 gen 2016 23:22

Photo  by :  Keoni Cabral Many experts believe that the development and incorporation of internet-connected sensors – constituting the Internet of Things (IoT) – will optimize the production, consumption and maintenance of all types of existing products and services.  But the IoT, in conjunction with so-called artificial or augmented intelligence (AI), creates an emergent and […]

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