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Beware of Chinese central bankers bearing frictionless and cheap CBDC payment gifts.
It depends on where your head’s at.
Fake reviews: botox boom: office space busts and much more . . .
The eurozone’s monetary policymakers have a means to offer cheaper funding to banks. They should use it to encourage lenders to issue more green loans.
Censor-resistant money, censored.
Round 1: fight!
Turns out there was one model that predicted the future more accurately than others.
Inside GCHQ; The permanence of your browser data; Martin Bashir; plus more . . .
Can we really measure what GDP was when the Magna Carta was signed? And do we really need to care?
Someone is elsewhere on the internet.
The first big tech antitrust lawsuit has landed.
The ECB is keen on giving foreigners access to a digital euro. That could make the single currency far more commonly used globally.
Renewable energy; Navalny; Shipwrecks; and much more.
Life beyond Covid; CBDCs; Tesla’s new self-driving software; and much more.
Challenges for central banks; the art of awkward; critical race theory; progress; and more.
Urban flight; ActBlue; a kimchi catastrophe and much more . . .
UBS takes a look at which European companies will benefit from a Blue Wave.
America’s jails; the Simpleton Manifesto; anti-vaxxers; circuit-breakers; and much more.
In the unsexy world of big box retail, being described as ‘dull as dishwater’ is an endorsement of the current strategy
The rabbit hole behind the rabbit hole is possibly a weaponised game.
QAnon is not a conspiracy theory. It’s a way to hack reality.
This is our surprised face.
The persecution of Uyghurs; the heat gap; Trump’s private virus briefings; do men really hate women; and much much more.
The chickens did not come home to roost.
Why the ultimate weapon in the disinformation wars of 2020 is the perfect algorithmic Troll Hunting machine.
Pandemic parties; protecting the Supreme Court; students; and much more.
Bots on reddit; Cheap solar; Settlement fails.
Fundie John Hempton posits a different view of the Covid response.
Guess who is launching a Spac?
So let us all “seize the opportunity to explore blockchain solutions”!
Facebook; the music industry; $16tn and much more . . .
The latest criminal charges against BitMEX pose serious questions about what might happen to the crypto universe when exchanges are forced to decentralise.
Cambridge Analytica; Fama; Woking Leisure Centre; and much more.
When volatility disappears from a commodity market, something is up. And we are not too chicken-livered to say it.
Conditions improved over the summer months. As caseloads surge, that’s unlikely to last.
Empty Manhattan apartments; dollar swap lines; Matt Levine; and much more.
Why does an “oversubscribed” listing only have one new significant investor?