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Turkey's economy after the coup

Will the Turkish economy remain resilient in the face of political upheaval?

The Freelance Economy Is Gaining Momentum

What are the Four Phases of a Movement? By Rishon Blumberg, 10x Management Founder Political change generally occurs as a reaction to injustice. All great societal change grows out of a movement that finds the right environment within which to flourish -- some result in relatively quick change, others take decades or more to come to fruition. Show More Summary

The WILDCATTERS: Law & Order, Jobs & Growth, and America's Hellscape

How scared should you be? What should you be scared about? Is it crime? The economy? And, dear American, are you really all that scared? If there is one area of American politics where it looked like Democrats and Republicans might agree, it’s criminal justice reform. Show More Summary

Constitutional Reforms Could Be Key to Surviving Brexit

3 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article originally appeared in the London School of Economics and Political Science Blog. Read the original article. For much of the post-1945 period, the British economy was often described as the “sick man of Europe”, suffering from a “British Disease”. Show More Summary

Investment Implications of the Rise of the New Lumpenproletariat and Political Shocks

How rising numbers of the new lumpenproletariat, meaning contingent and least-paid workers, are reshaping economies and politics.

Melania Trump Speechwriter Takes Blame For Plagiarism, Offers To Resign From Campaign… But She's Not Going Anywhere!

Next they're gonna say she improvised the entire thing… You would think the biggest news to come out of the Republican National Convention would have at least something to do with politics, or social issues, or even the economy — but you'd be wrong. No, in today's reality TV show that is the 2016 Presidential Election, the [...]

How Would the Stock Market Handle a Trump Presidency?

TNI Staff Economics, United States Wall Street economist Milton Ezrati on the economy and the presidency. TNI speaks to Milton Ezrati on politics and the economy. Would a Trump presidency spark a market panic - or would Wall Street convince...Show More Summary

More Unicorns But Fewer Deals: The Current State Of Venture Capital Funding

The sky is not falling but the forecast is uncertain; economic uncertainty continues to have a ripple effect on investing. The only thing certain about the global economy is uncertainty. Thanks to political unrest, terrorist attacks,...Show More Summary

What Destroyed Venezuela's Economy: Big Government And Anti-Americanism

It takes a whole lot of stupid government policies to destroy a great economy. And Venezuelan governments of varying political colors seem to have raced to pursue all of them to the bitter end.

Turkey's Economy Could Slump In Aftermath Of Failed Coup

President Erdo?an seems intent on using the failed July 15 coup as a springboard to go after his opponents, but the economy will also be a victim of the political instability.

Why Italy's banking crisis will shake the eurozone to its core; EUR 50 bln "Bad Bank" Being Modeled With JPM

When other countries such as the UK, Ireland and Spain ran into trouble, they bit the bullet and cleaned up their banks quickly. Italy did not....Now they have spread to the wider economy, and are morphing into a political crisis with implications across the EU. Show More Summary

Beyond Credit Rating to Stabilizing an Unstable Economy

Lambert here: This is the third part in a three-part series on how to fix what is wrong with credit rating agencies. Please see part 1 here, and part 2 here. By Susan Schroeder, a lecturer in the Department of Political Economy, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Public Credit Rating Agencies: Increasing Capital […]

Opportunity Lost/Opportunity Gained: Can Britain Become the "Hong Kong of Europe"?

Brexit has been met with a variety of reactions from across the political spectrum. Those in favor of globalism mourn the loss of the world’s fifth largest economy. Those in favor of nationalism see Brexit as both a signal of the peoples’ desire for independence and as a harbinger of [...]

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Health care policy and jobs, updated

Enough about politics for a few minutes (have no fear, we will get back to it). Let’s talk policy. Dan Diamond: “We knew our economy spends more than it should on health care," says Bob Kocher, a venture capitalist who served as a special assistant to the president in 2009 and 2010 and helped shape the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

Euro Mark II? Eurozone Needs Parallel Money to Stop 'Collapse Into Chaos'

The European Central Bank is carrying out damaging economic policies for which it does not have a mandate, Markus Kerber, Professor of Public Finance and Political Economy at the Technology University of Berlin, told Sputnik.

Brexit: What Cometh Now?

Away from the specter of the implosion of the British political establishment that has kept the media occupied, economists are busy speculating what happens next to the economy. True to the lament of the profession, economists have not...Show More Summary

No LUVE in Santa Monica: The Problem with Real Estate Referenda

Last week, the United Kingdom voted, via referendum, to leave the European Union, harming its economy and much of its political system in the process. It has now become clear that the victory for "Leave" in the United Kingdom was based...Show More Summary

Europe's Immigration Debate 'Stifled by Political Correctness'

Migrants in Britain actually contribute more to the UK economy than they take out, but the public debate about the merits of immigration is limited by political correctness, political analyst Dr. Marcus Papadopoulos told Radio Sputn...

Wall Street set to open flat after record-setting rally

By Yashaswini Swamynathan (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set for a sedate open on Wednesday, a day after investors powered the S&P 500 and the Dow to record highs amid growing optimism about the economy. Easing political tension in Japan...Show More Summary

Macron holds first Paris rally as presidency bid rumors swirl

PARIS (Reuters) - France's Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron is to hold the first rally of his recently launched political movement on Tuesday in a show of strength that will do nothing to curb speculation he is planning to run for president.

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