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Links 19 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: SoftBank plans to lend $20 billion to its employees amid volatile markets – Mazech “Enough is enough”: Apple files lawsuit against Corellium for copyright infringement – Mazech On negative rates… – Medium Bernie Madoff whistleblower says GE is a bigger fraud than Enron – CNN $3,5 bln Bitcoin Ponzi

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Weekend Reading: 17-18 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Bernie Madoff whistleblower says GE is a bigger fraud than Enron – CNN Global bond yields have fallen to 120-year low – MarketWatch Harry Markopolos says he can’t reveal the hedge fund he’s working for in his investigation of GE – CNBC Can Central Banks Save the Economy from

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Links 16 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: CEO compensation has grown 940% since 1978 Typical worker compensation has risen only 12% during that time – EPI YIELD CURVE INVERTS: Recession indicator flashes red for first time since 2007 – Yahoo A Global ‘Arms Race’ Is Emerging Among Corporate and State-Backed Stablecoins – Be In Crypto The

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Links 15 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Modern Monetary Theory: A Fairy Tale for Social Engineers – FCPP Bonds Meet the Four Criteria for Defining a Bubble – Bloomberg AI-Driven Stock Predictions: To Democratize AI For All – Market Watch Asia shares jolted by Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash – Reuters Americas: Young Americans Feel

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Links 14 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The World’s Wealthiest Family Gets $4 Million Richer Every Hour: “The 25 wealthiest dynasties on the planet control $1.4 trillion” – Bloomberg Former NYU Business School Standout, New to Wall Street, Charged With Insider Trading – WSJ New Investigation Claims Many Companies Used Blockchain to Boost Stocks – Be

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Links 13 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Student Loans Keeping You From Saving for Retirement? You’re Not Alone. – Barrons World Economy Edges Closer to a Recession as Trade Dread Deepens – Bloomberg Asia shares decline as trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment – CNBC Cathay Pacific shares drop after China orders carrier to suspend staff

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Links 12 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Uber, losing billions, freezes engineering hires – Ars Technica Global economy is probably in recession – Reuters Cryptoknowmics- A brief Introduction – Medium Americas: Florida raking in billions as Americans abandon high-tax states – Fox Business US Gun Lobby Chief Dismisses Calls For Tougher Firearms Checks – RTT News

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Weekend Reading: 10-11 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Uber Posts $5.2 Billion Quarterly Loss; Sales Miss Estimates – Bloomberg Uber loses $5 billion, misses Wall Street targets despite easing price war – Reuters Investors try to figure out Trump’s trade war endgame: ‘I can’t even tell you what victory is’ – CNBC Why you shouldn’t keep your

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Links 9 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Investors try to figure out Trump’s trade war endgame: ‘I can’t even tell you what victory is’ – CNN While US rants, rest of the world is working on free-trade deals – SCMP Air freight in decline for eighth consecutive month – IATA Bosch to cut jobs due to

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Links 8 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: ‘Ready to Rumble’: U.S.-China Fight Puts World Economy on the Brink – NY Times Volvo Uses Blockchain to Prove Cars Made from Ethical Materials – BeInCrypto Former Fed chairs Volcker, Greenspan, Bernanke and Yellen call for independent central bank – CNBC Why trade in East Africa is often a

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Links 7 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Men with beards are killing the razor industry – MarketWatch IBM and other companies launch new blockchain network for supply management – Reuters Dow futures tumble more than 300 points after China devalues its currency – CNN Americas: Former Fed chairs Volcker, Greenspan, Bernanke and Yellen call for independent

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Links 6 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Deathwatch for the Amazon – The Economist Berkshire Hathaway Posts Rising Profit – Stock Market News $1.24b UK Class Action Against JPMorgan and Other Banking Giants Over FX Cartel – BeInCrypto How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist – Venture Beat Americas: Job growth

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Links 5 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Parent company CEO defends Gillette as ‘great business’ after #MeToo campaign ends in $8 billion loss – Washington Examiner Berkshire Hathaway Posts Rising Profit – Stock Market News Investment giant BlackRock lost $90 billion over the last 10 years by investing in fossil fuel companies, a report found –

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Weekend Reading: 3-4 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Jeff Bezos Sells About $1.8 Billion Worth Of Amazon Shares In Three Days – Forbes Why Equifax says it can’t pay $125 per person to hack victims anymore – WPXI Cryptocurrency Exchange by Cybersecurity Professionals Launched – Medium Facebook Escapes Lawsuit Claiming the Social Network Assisted a Terrorist Group

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Links 2 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Mounting wave of 18,400 lawsuits threatens Bayer’s Monsanto bet – Channel News Asia Facebook Admits to SEC that Libra May Never Actually Launch – BeInCrypto FTC Warns Consumers Of Companies Promising Debt Reduction – RTT News Procter & Gamble writes down Gillette business after “woke” campaign loses $5 Billion

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Links 1 August 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Charlie Munger: Bitcoin is Worthless Rat Poison – YouTube Mispriced Innovation – Patents and Earnings Growth – OSAM Citigroup to Cut Hundreds of Trading Jobs in Bad Wall Street Omen – Bloomberg The Big Shift: More Corporate Cash Flows into the U.S. than Out – Medium Americas: As Deficit

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Links 31 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Banks Sued for LIBOR Collusion – Rolling Stone Skills, not job titles, are the new metric for the labor market – Weforum In September, Amazon Could Launch Food Delivery Service – Yuv News A Flood of Counterfeit Products Is Coming: Can Blockchain Hold It Back? – BeInCrypto Investors Continue

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Links 30 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Why Central Banks are Refusing to Pull the Trigger on Rate Hikes – Liberty Nation Good Investing is Inherently Contrarian – YouTube Iran Legalizes Crypto-Mining As “Official Industry” – Iranian How to Stay Financially Stable When the World Might Be Falling Apart – NY Times We’re leaving so much

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Links 29 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: What to Expect from the New G20 Crypto AML Regulation – Crypto Hound Bretton Woods Is Dead: What Next? – Culture The Black Hole Engulfing the World’s Bond Markets – Bloomberg Why won’t anyone lend money to Africans? An analysis – Medium Policy Positions and Political Imaginaries: Framing Basic

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Weekend Reading: 27-28 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Investing: JP Morgan warns of sell-off in US stocks, lower earnings – CNBC Alphabet second-quarter revenue beats estimates – Reuters Charles Schwab Corporation to Acquire Assets of USAA’s Investment Management Company – Business Wire Apple plans to buy Intel’s wireless chip unit for $1 billion – CNBC Apple pays

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Links 26 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The Stock-Buyback Swindle – The Atlantic Going Up in Economic Ratings? Then Lose Trickle-Down. – Prospect Tesla stock tanks after company’s larger quarterly loss, sales miss – Transparent Traders That ‘Great Moderation’ moment again – Consciousness of Sheep Global stocks mixed after report of US-China trade talks – ABC

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Links 25 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: A Decade of Low Interest Rates Is Changing Everything – Bloomberg Ecuador Takes Harmful IMF Loan, Even Though it Doesn’t Need it – Real News AI Algorithm Shows Precision Of Up To 79% On S&P 500 Predictions – MarketWatch A Deep Dive into the Dismal Success Rates of ITOs

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Links 24 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Artificial-Intelligence: Microsoft Corp. To Invest $1 Billion In AI Startup OpenAI – Stock Market News 6 Ways Climate Change Affects the Economy – EP United 5G Cloud Gaming: Ready Player One, All Dreams Come True in 3 Years – Medium Ray Dalio: Economic Downturn Coming in 1-3 Years –

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Links 23 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Mapped: The Countries With the Highest Housing Bubble Risks – Visual Capitalist Gulf tanker incidents may raise shippers’ costs, cut traffic – ABC Demand for Cryptocurrency Explodes in Zimbabwe After Foreign Currency Ban – BeInCrypto A rally and a redirect: why the markets are so focused on the Fed

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Links 22 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Big Tech Claims It’s Not Choking Competitors, but Data Suggests Otherwise – Ad Week Who is Bernard Arnault? Louis Vuitton chief passes Bill Gates as world’s second-richest person – Yahoo The Overplayed, Turbohyped, and Underwhelming World of Artificial Intelligence – Institutional Investor GS, MS, JPM Traders Hit By Worst

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Weekend Reading: 20-21 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: How Corporations Prevent Workers From Getting Ahead – Who What Why Netflix Stock May Never See $400 High’s Again – BP Rising Lidl’s Own Payment System To Challenge Apple And Google – Forbes Americas: The Numbers Are In, and Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Bust – Truth Dig Report:

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Links 19 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: As Amazon Faces Grilling in Congress, EU Launches Antitrust Probe of Online Behemoth – Common Dreams Amazon amends seller terms worldwide after German antitrust action – TechCrunch The Only Way Is Down for Central Bankers Already at Peak Rates – Bloomberg A Brief History of Doom: 200 Years of

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Links 18 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Hyperinflation and hunger: Turkmenistan on ‘edge of catastrophe’ – Aljazeera Bank Run: Deutsche Bank Clients Are Pulling $1 Billion A Day – Zero Hedge True cost of cheap GMO and pesticide food is health and climate crises – The Guardian ‘I like bitcoin,’ says House GOP leader McCarthy while

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Links 17 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Hyperinflation and hunger: Turkmenistan on ‘edge of catastrophe’ – Aljazeera History of modern money from gold to petroyuan & de-dollarization – Medium Which are the biggest threats for the global economy? – Economo The world ‘needs another Bretton Woods conference’ – Coin Rivet Apple and Amazon Probably Won’t Be

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Links 16 July 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: 83% of IPOs (new stock issues) this year have come to the market with negative earnings – FT Alphaville The world ‘needs another Bretton Woods conference’ – Coin Rivet Apple and Amazon Probably Won’t Be the Next Decade’s Best Stocks – Barron’s Cost of living Index by Country, mid-2019