India is the largest democracy in the world and therefore its political system is made of multitude of factions and political parties. While some of these parties rooted from the Independence Struggle, some others were born to revolutionize the new age India and free it from the shackles of Corruption. Show More Summary
Authored by Louis Cammarosano via smaulgld.com, Russian Central Bank Gold Reserves Rise to 1,857 Tons in January, Passing People’s Bank of China’s 1,843 Ton Gold Hoard. Russian gold reserves are now the fifth largest in the world. Russia...Show More Summary
JPMorgan Chase, America's largest bank, announced plans on Wednesday to demolish its existing headquarters in midtown Manhattan on Park Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets and build a new 70-story world headquarters on the site, that...Show More Summary
In 1660, Sweden’s Riksbank was the first central bank in the world to issue paper currency. In 2016, Sweden began to accelerate its transition from cash to digital currency. At the time, Deputy Riksbank Governor Cecilia Skingsley warned: “We...Show More Summary
Canadian banks don’t face a crisis. They do face a strategic trilemma The country’s housing market is among the world’s most overheated AS the global financial system was engulfed in crisis in 2008-10, only one set of banks in Europe and North America stayed serene and safe: Canada’s big five lenders. They were largely untouched […]
Ahead of its Berlinale world premiere, Federation Entertainment’s thriller Bad Banks has scored sales in the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Produced by Letterbox Filmproduktion and Iris Productions, the six-part series is part of the Berlinale Series section which has ramped up over the past few years to bring television to the film festival. Show More Summary
“Buy the dip” — the idea that you should buy stocks when the markets plunge — has worked like a charm over the last decade, thanks to market-friendly policies from central banks around the world that ensured quick recoveries. But the 10% selloff two weeks ago and 4.3% recovery last week happened...
Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, If you have been following the public commentary from central banks around the world the past few months, you know that there has been a considerable change in tone compared to the last several...Show More Summary
All your money is gone. Whoops! Sorry for your loss. The world of cryptocurrency trading is notoriously risky, but it wasn't supposed to be like this. Some Coinbase account holders are losing their shit today as they look to their bank...Show More Summary
One of the most dangerous places in the world for children is the occupied West Bank, where, in the last year, 14 Palestinian children have been killed and almost 1,000 others injured by Israeli forces in confrontations.
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In the red corner we have Mario Draghi, who runs the world's biggest and most activist central bank... and in the blue corner we have Ray Dalio, who runs the world's biggest hedge fund and has been systematically betting against theShow More Summary
It was a plea for help: as we reported on Wednesday afternoon, a macro trader at one of the world's biggest banks virtually lost it after watching yesterday's bizarre market response to a blistering CPI report - which paradoxically sent...Show More Summary
The following note, sent this afternoon by the bank that is also the world's largest currency trader, best captures the futility of trying to make any sense of today's "market" reaction. So somehow we have embraced the theme that was with us through January. Show More Summary
The Water for Food International Forum, produced by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska and The World Bank, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development, was held January 29 – 30, 2018 at The World Bank in Washington DC. The theme was Farmer-Led Irrigated... Read More
It’s a grey, rainy day in Berlin, and on the banks of the river Spree, next to the famous electronic music club Kater Blau, filmmaker Tom Tykwer is sitting in an office with his two colleagues discussing story lines, characters, and what could have happened at this very place 90 years ... More »
World’s largest hedge fund places $13 billion in shorts on Spanish and Italian banks to profit from trouble in Europe.
As Windows phone’s market share crumbles, banks around the world have pulled support from the platform. Nubank Brazil is one of the recent ones, reaching out to users to let them know that support for the banking app is EOL, meaning that it is likely to be pulled and rendered non-functional in the coming weeks. Show More Summary
Since at least the January 2015, when the SNB de-pegging sent the Swiss franc soaring against the euro, costing some of the world's largest currency dealers hundreds of millions of dollars in losses, Wall Street banks and the media have...Show More Summary