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UNCTAD’s Richard Kozul-Wright on the Post-COVID World Economy: Out of the Frying Pan… Into the Fire?

Kozul-Wright warns that for a sustainable Covid-19 recovery, it is key to abandon policies that concentrate economic power and wealth

Michael Hudson Asks Our Readers: If Democracy Winds Up Creating Financial Dominance, What Do We Call China?

Michael Hudson seeks reader input on what to call modern governments not run by traditional nobles or financial interests.

Revealed: The Climate-Conflicted Directors Leading the World’s Top Banks

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 08/04/2021 - 8:50pm in

65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.

QE During the “Everything Mania”: Fed’s Assets at $7.7 Trillion, Up $3.5 Trillion in 13 months

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 03/04/2021 - 9:04pm in

Trying to make sense of what the Fed is up to.

Preparing for a Wave of Non-Performing Loans: Are Banks at Risk?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/04/2021 - 6:04pm in

On a aggregate basis, EU banks appear to have enough capital to weather even a bad Covid storm. A country-by-country look tells another story.

We Have to Consign the Era of Financial Engineering to History

Financial legerdemain is still very much with us, despite the Big One in 2008 and continuing distortions confirming its high cost.

Stock Market Leverage Spikes in Historic Manner: Another WTF Chart of a Zoo that Has Gone Nuts

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 19/03/2021 - 5:02pm in

In an investment environment where nothing matters anymore – until old fasioned worries like leverage suddenly do.

The Full Case Against Ultra Low and Negative Interest Rates

Why unprecedentedly low and negative nterest rates will probably not stimulate demand and may even threaten financial stability.