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Cheap money comes at a cost

When Theresa May spoke this week about the adverse impact that quantitative easing (QE) and ultra-low interest rates have on savers, she joined an important and arguably overdue debate about the extraordinary monetary policies adopted in response to the financial crisis that began in 2007.<p>Policies …

7 Books to Read This October

In love with Shakespeare, what chefs ink, what writers think, and more...<p><b>This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of ELLE.</b><p>The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky<p>If you want to fall in love with a book almost at first sight (i.e., paragraph four)—"I had opted to leave [Haverford] before the …

The SDR is poised to become the de facto global reserve currency

Less than a year after Obama's declaration of a new currency war, the IMF released a paper that is a blueprint for implementation of a new global reserve currency called the Special Drawing Right (SDR), or world money.<p>On December 1, 2015, the IMF announced that the Chinese yuan would be included in …

10 TED talks that will teach you how to sound smarter

If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic.<p>Here are TED talks from linguists, literary critics, psychologists, dictionary editors and the word-obsessed that will pique the interest of any verbivore.

Free trade: CETA's moment of truth

Negotiations for the free trade agreement between the EU and Canada are entering the final stage. The political stakes are high for Germany's …

Chicago Federal Reserve: Rapid Rise of Fintech is Changing the Landscape of Banking

“Fintech is still in its early stages, regulators have not yet made clear how they will strike the balance between accommodating innovation and …

Japan to boost South China Sea role with training patrols with U.S. - minister

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japan will step up its activity in the contested South China Sea through joint training patrols with the United States and bilateral and multilateral exercises with regional navies, Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said on Thursday.<p>Inada said in a speech at the Center …

The seven books that won’t be in your high school English curriculum, but you should definitely read

I sometimes wonder if the worst possible way to raise a lifelong reader is to expose them to high school English classes. It’s not that these …

Books

Austria says will start 'conflict' in EU about Canada trade deal

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria is ready to confront other European Union members states over its opposition to a free trade deal with Canada, Chancellor Christian Kern said, because it sees it containing many of the same problems as one being negotiated with the United States.<p>Overlays on a red light …

Women take investment reins - Business

Ji Yanmei, a 36-year-old female fashion designer from Beijing, started online financing three years ago.<p>At that time, she had 2,000 yuan ($300) in an …

Japan’s Biggest Banks Plan to Sign Agreement With Saudi Aramco

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc.’s banking unit and its two biggest Japanese peers plan to sign a non-binding agreement with Saudi Arabian Oil Co. …

Cisco patches exploit, 27 million vBulletin accounts exposed: Security news IT leaders need to know

<i>This week’s highlights also include VMware patches and the release of Mozilla’s Observatory.</i><p>Cisco patches ExtraBacon exploit<p>Cisco has released an …

Justin Trudeau turns to Weibo and WeChat to reach Chinese audience

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is well-known for his use of social media in Canada, but what will he do in China, where social media services are …

To win with Beijing, Trudeau must play both softball and hardball

The hard men who lead the Communist Party of China are really not so difficult to understand. They are not romantics. They are not sentimentalists. And they are not self-deluding.<p>Some Canadians may fetishize Dr. Norman Bethune, the surgeon memorialized by one of history's greatest mass murderers; …

Banks resist fintech push for open data regime

If banks were required to open their customer data to competitors, economic growth would be bolstered through financial services competition and …

Full speed on the New Silk Road

Global economic growth fueled by investment of China’s vast sovereign wealth outside of mainland China<p>Clustering of higher-margin high-tech …