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What signs are we seeing of a financial crash?
Anyone got any opinions about how far away the next crash is?
finance  banking  investment  economics 
11 weeks ago by andrewducker
The future is everyone having their own currency
Clearly not. But it's an interesting idea. And fascinating how easy it is now.
(I'm reminded that Emperor Norton had one too)
currency  Technology  economics 
october 2017 by andrewducker
More details on Britain being £500Bn poorer than we thought.
Oddly, paywalled on mobile for me, but not on desktop. No idea what the Telegraph is playing at!
money  uk  europe  economics  OhForFucksSake 
october 2017 by andrewducker
To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now
tl;dr - outsourcing puts a cap on people's movement, as you have to go from one organisation to another, rather than being able to rise through the ranks.

It's a "divide and conquer" move, which makes it possible to crush the people at the bottom, because they aren't part of the same "us" as the people further up the economic chain.
economics  jobs  work  inequality 
september 2017 by andrewducker
How vanishing debt costs helped the UK forget about a never-ending deficit
a) We should be investing _heavily_ in better infrastructure right now. Heck, we should have been for a few years, considering how cheaply we can borrow.
b) Look at how worried people are about the stock market lining up for a crash. I wonder if a big-enough one could cause us to abort Brexit.
uk  economics  viaSwampers 
august 2017 by andrewducker
How economists rode maths to become our era’s astrologers
I remember reading an article where the author pointed out that the hallmark of good science was the discarding of failed theories.

And noting that economics never discards a theory.
history  economics  fail 
july 2017 by andrewducker
Non-Partisan Congressional Tax Report Debunks Core Conservative Economic Theory-GOP Suppresses Study
From 2012. But this kind of thing really gets to me, no matter which side does it, or when it happens.
politics  usa  economics 
february 2017 by andrewducker
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