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How To Interpret The Shape Of The Yield Curve

<i>By Frank Shostak</i><p>Historically, most recessions in the US are preceded by significant declines in the differential or interest rate spread between the …

Interest Rates

The high costs of abandoning international law

Even before Donald Trump put America first, the Republican Party had largely walked away from international treaty law. Now Trump’s “America First” …

United States

10 best economics books

Almost a decade on from the start of the financial crisis and the consequences of the upheaval are still with us – as well as new challenges after …

Chandrababu Naidu's plan to ban Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes won't cut through Andhra's black money economy - Firstpost

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Firspost reported on 27 October that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu proposed to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to curb</i> …

India bad loans mountain grows, risks delaying bank clean-up

<b>Mumbai:</b> Stressed loans in India’s banking sector crossed $138 billion in June, central bank data reviewed by <i>Reuters</i> shows, an increase of nearly 15% …

Loans

The world’s finances are looking quite frightening right now – here’s how you can understand what’s happening

The curse of the financial news article is the “big number” presented with little or no context.<p>The objective is often less to inform than to …

Stock Markets

The Sahara case is an X-ray to the Supreme Court’s working, says Rajeev Dhavan

<b>I</b><p>It is customary to add the words "with respect" or "deepest respect" when addressing judges. Some lawyers say, "we bow to your Lordship" some even …

Why Anti-Chinese Sentiment in Africa Is on the Rise

In October 2010, miners gathered outside the Chinese-owned Collum Coal Mine in southern Zambia. They were there to protest poor working conditions and demanded higher wages. Facing them were armed Chinese supervisors, who ended up opening fire on the crowd. In 2012, another protest ensued around …

“Do you even know what a negative interest rate is?”

Here’s my summarised rendition of a conversation that I keep having about negative interest rates:<i>[Other Person]</i> The world though, amirite?<i>[Me]</i> What …

It’s time to junk the flawed economic models that make the world a dangerous place

Mainstream economics is terrible at understanding the reality of human behaviour. Now, even the respected thinker Paul Romer is calling for change<p>It’s 26 years since Paul Romer shook the discipline of economics with a single research paper. Entitled Endogenous Technological Change, Romer’s article …

Put Globalization to Work for Democracies

A Chinese student once described his country’s globalization strategy to me. China, he said, opened a window to the world economy, but placed a screen on it. The country got the fresh air it needed — nearly 700 million people have been lifted from extreme poverty since the early 1980s — but kept …

Economics

Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Revolution in Banking?

Several central banks, including the Bank of England, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve, are exploring the …

Banks struggling to find promoters for ailing firms: FM

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