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7 Yakitori Recipes to Make at Home

Get ready for some of the best chicken of your life.<p>In Japan, yakitori restaurants are casual, beer-soaked houses of worship for grilled, skewered …

Albert Edwards Explains Why The "Global Economy Will Be Thrown Into Chaos"

SocGen's permarealist, Albert Edwards, has been the one person who for the past decade has firmly held the belief that a "deflationary Ice Age" is …

18 Incredible Places You Won't Believe Are Actually In London

The world is your Oyster.

10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/27/1427478158484/c953cf50-91e1-4a84-8a54-656560902bcf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national …

This incredible penthouse owned by late investor Martin Zweig hit the market in 2013 for $125 million — now it's listed for half that

But the property, which belonged to late investor Martin Zweig, has yet to find a buyer. The price was just slashed nearly in half to $63 million, half its initial asking price, reports the Wall Street Journal.<p>Zweig initially listed the apartment for $70 million in 2007 but later pulled the …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Views On Global Slowdown Pushes Up U.S. Bond Prices

Treasuries advanced solidly, after erasing earlier losses, as the U.S. sold $28 billion of two-year notes to stronger-than-average demand.<p>The …

Economics

ECB official calls for gov't action to help growth

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A member of the European Central Bank's rate-setting council has said monetary policy cannot boost long-term growth and …

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

The dawn of the twenty-first century has proved unsettling. It was not what we expected. Only a few years ago, the world was full with apparently justified optimism. The new century would be free of the ideological fights that plagued the twentieth. A consensus emerged that markets and democracy …

Economics

A Former Hedge Fund Star Just Launched His Own Channel Because He's Sick Of Finance TV

That's why Pal has decided to take matters into his own hands by launching Real Vision Television— an on-demand, subscription video service providing a library of content on economics and investing.<p>"It's a real mix of things; it's somewhere between TED and Netflix and The Economist," Pal told …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.<p>And data seems to confirm that: The average American works 8.8 hours every day. At least, those are the …

The orchestra in my mouth | Tom Thum

The Fed Taper: Dances With Wolves

In case it wasn’t obvious, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke had to initiate “the taper.”<p>Why? Not just because Uncle Ben initiated the QE game to get us out of the economic maze Alan the Alchemist (turning low interest rates into financial Armageddon) got us lost in. Not because Ben the Benevolent also …

Institutions Have Been Dumping Billions Of Dollars Of Stocks All Year, But Now The Selling Is Really Accelerating

During the week ended November 29, in keeping with a trend the bank has been observing since it started compiling these data in 2008, big institutions that do business with BofAML unloaded $2.3 billion from their U.S. equity portfolios.<p>"Institutional flows suggest waning confidence in U.S. …

Krugman: Those counting on Obamacare collapse are “making a very bad bet”

<b>Paul Krugman (AP/Lai Seng Sin)</b><p>The New York Times columnist weighs in on the healthcare reform’s troubled start<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 20, 2013 9:04pm (UTC)<p>Writing at his New York Times blog, Paul Krugman warned that those banking on Obamacare to collapse are "probably making a very bad bet."<p>As proof, …

Study finds growth not helping Africa's poor

Improved economic growth over the past decade in Africa has failed to reduce poverty in a majority of countries on the continent, a new study has revealed.<p>The Afrobarometer survey, released on Tuesday, said that despite playing host to some of the world's highest economic growth rates, many …

Levine on Wall Street: Yucky vs. Yummy

<b>The lawsuits are</b> coming from inside JPMorgan<p>Here's a story about how the criminal case against JPMorgan for securitizing bad mortgages is based …

The Government Shutdown Could Cost $300 Million Per Day

The price of political incompetence? About $300 million per day.<p>That’s how much a government shutdown will cost the U.S. in lost economic output, according to an analysis from IHS Global Insight. As Bloomberg notes, that’s less than a fraction of a percent of nation’s $15.7 trillion economy, but …

Is the government shut down? Quartz will tell you (and drive a little traffic in the process) » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: isthegovernmentshutdown.com ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Caroline O'Donovan | October 1, 2013<p>The shutdown of the federal government will be unfortunate for a lot of people, but for journalists, it’s also a chance to get people’s attention. For example, check out The Boston Globe’s print strategy for …

Basel III Framework: US/EU Comparison

The US and EU rules implementing Basel III follow many aspects of Basel III closely, but there are major differences in approach in several key …

View press release - European Banking Authority

EBA publishes results of the Basel III monitoring exercise as of end 2012<p>Related documents:<p>Report - December 2012 [PDF, 755KB]<p><b>The European Banking</b> …

Banks’ Off-Balance-Sheet Risks Come Under Basel Scrutiny

Banks are set to face a broad international leverage limit that will catch off-balance sheet risks and prevent them from hiding their debt, according …