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Links 18 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: New Study Links Financial Wellness with Better Sleep – Altoirablog After Google’s “Blood In The Streets” Warning, Apple Lays Off Employees – NDTV Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway topped up its Apple and Chevron stakes last quarter – Yahoo Dow, S&P 500 Close Higher Ahead Of Big Week For Retail

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Links 17 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: It gets hotter every year, and a new study shows how much climate change is already costing the global economy – Yahoo Tesla has built 3 million vehicles, a third of those in China, Elon Musk says – Market Watch Oil Prices Fall as China Cuts Policy Rates by

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Links 16 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: One-third of the food we eat is at risk because the climate crisis is endangering butterflies and bees – CNN High Prices, Range Anxiety Holding Back EV Adoption – Statista Wall Street Bets on Both Green Energy and Fossil Fuels – WSJ Jeremy Grantham still expects the S&P 500

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Links 15 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Wall Street Is Mostly to Blame for Rising Commodity Prices – Jacobin Back-From-Dead Stocks Show Near-Limitless Tolerance for Trouble  – Bloomberg U.S. Stocks Finish Higher, Extending Rally – WSJ Advertisers Plan To Use ‘Dream-Hacking’ To Implant Branding Into Your Dreams – Contxmedia Dow up 180 points as U.S. stocks

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Weekend Reading: 13-14 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Businesses Should Prepare For Risk Of Civil Unrest From Food Scarcity – WSJ JPMorgan Traders ‘Ripped Off’ Gold Market for Years, Jurors Told – Bloomberg The logics that drive world economies do the favor of the elites at the expense of 99% – Films for Action Low Interest Rates

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Links 12 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: JPMorgan Traders ‘Ripped Off’ Gold Market for Years, Jurors Told – Bloomberg Why Wages Should Keep up with Inflation: The Economic Case for Getting a Pay Rise – Byline Times Stocks surge as inflation finally cools off – CNN SpaceX denied nearly $900 million in broadband subsidies – CNN

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Links 11 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Tesla’s next gigafactory might be in Canada – Tech Crunch Passed Inflation Reduction Act Cuts Tax Perks for Some EVs – Jalopnik The ‘Wage-Price’ Spiral Is a Symptom of Inflation, Not the Cause – Fee Climate change, scarcity chip away at degrowth taboo – Reuters Upcoming CPI Print Important

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Links 10 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The Carried Interest Loophole Is Going to Outlast Us All – Mother Jones Why isn’t Big Oil up in arms about the climate-friendly Inflation Reduction Act? – Market Place Landmark climate and health care bill won’t crush corporate profits, Goldman Sachs says – CNN Recycling Solar Panels to Become

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Links 9 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Think 9% Inflation Is Bad? Try 90% – NY Times CEOs Blame Remote Workers for Slow Sales, Earnings Shortfalls  – Bloomberg Asia shares sluggish, dollar energised by U.S. rate risk – Reuters Historic climate bill to supercharge clean energy industry – Politico Americas: Republicans block cap on insulin costs

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Links 8 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Rate hikes are not the right answer to “wage-price persistence” – Interest.co.nz CEOs Blame Remote Workers for Slow Sales, Earnings Shortfalls – Bloomberg It’s time to ban private jets – or at least tax them to the ground – The Guardian ‘They are not slowing down’: The rise of

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Weekend Reading: 6-7 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Wall Street Bonuses Poised to Plunge Following Slowdown in Deals – Bloomberg Oil Falls Below $90 For First Time Since War as Demand Slows – Yahoo Pfizer CEO Complains to Investors About Lower Drug Prices Under Inflation Reduction Act – The Intercept UN head says Big Oil’s “grotesque” greed

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Links 5 September 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Pfizer CEO Complains to Investors About Lower Drug Prices Under Inflation Reduction Act – The Intercept The Fed is fighting inflation. So is remote work – CNBC U.S., China economies stall as tensions rise over Pelosi Taiwan visit – NewsWeek Oil giants reap record profits from war, pandemic and

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Links 4 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Robinhood’s crypto division fined $30 million by New York financial regulator – CNBC Robinhood Lays Off 23% of Staff – WSJ Price Gouging at the Pump Results in 235% Profit Jump for Big Oil: Analysis – Common Dreams Wall Street struggles to gain as earnings-driven rally peters out –

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Links 3 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Price Gouging at the Pump Results in 235% Profit Jump for Big Oil: Analysis – Bloomberg One of the greatest financial historians alive says central bankers have been incompetent for decades and inflation is our ‘big hangover’ – Fortune Workers are being punished for inflation. The real culprit is

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Links 2 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: China’s Manufacturing PMI showing contraction at 49.0 – NY Times ‘Soon it will be unrecognisable’: total climate meltdown cannot be stopped, says expert – The Guardian How millennials made $5 trillion in 2 years. – Axios Individual Investors Ramp Up Bets on Tech Stocks – WSJ Global coal demand

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Links 1 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: ‘Soon it will be unrecognisable’: total climate meltdown cannot be stopped, says expert – The Guardian Outrageous: Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Shell and TotalEnergies produced a combined profit of $51 billion – Reuters $2,245.62 a second: ExxonMobil scores enormous profit on record gas prices – CNN Manufacturers use ‘shrinkflation’ to

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Weekend Reading: 30-31 August 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Pandemics was the Greatest Wealth Transfer in History From the Middle Class to the Elites – Wall Street Pro Shell, Total continue buyback bonanza after record profits – Reuters Bitcoin Mining Stocks Face Market Reckoning Amid Widespread Selloff – Valkyrie Trust Shell reports record profits of €11.3bn and accelerates

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Links 29 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Fed opts for 75-basis-point rate hike, flags weakening economic data – Channel News Asia Fed Hikes Rates By 75 BPS; What Does It Mean for the U.S. Economy? – Tokenist “Recession” Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means – Mises Samsung sees mobile and PC chip demand weakening in

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Links 28 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Ethanol farming starves food supplies – Inside Sources Fed poised to attack inflation with another interest rate hike – Malay Mail Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers – Tech Republic Facebook employees are preparing for staff cuts

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Links 27 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Worship the rich, neglect the poor? Adam Smith’s words still capture how power works – The Guardian Nouriel Roubini says predictions for a mild recession are ‘delusional’ as severe financial crisis looms – MSN Fed set to impose another big rate hike to fight inflation – ABC Fed to

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Links 26 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Amazon Is Getting Into the Business of Medicare Privatization – Jacobin Mag Nobel Prize Winning Economist Paul Krugman: I Was Wrong About Inflation – NY Times ‘There’s a Recession Coming’: The Rich Rush to Offload Luxury Properties – Vice A Recession Alarm Is Ringing on Wall Street – NY

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Links 25 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Supply Chain Crisis Is Getting Better: Prices, Inflation Should Drop – Business Insider Twitter blames Musk, weak ad market for drop in revenue – Reuters Biden Administration Bracing for a Tsunami of Bad Economic News Next Week – PJ Media There Are Signs Inflation May Have Peaked, but Can

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Weekend Reading: 23-24 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Millennials are coming of age the way baby boomers did in the 1970s, so expect higher inflation for years, one investment strategist says – Fortune Will the Crypto Market Make a Comeback? A Look Into the Recent Downturn and What the Future Holds – Bitcoinist Tesla has dumped 75%

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Links 22 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: ‘CEOs, Not Working People, Are Causing Inflation’: Report Shows Soaring Executive Pay – Common Dreams Biden’s White House fears canceling student debt will drive inflation even higher – Business Insider Stop panicking about inflation, BlackRock CEO tells investors — ‘We’re going to get through this’ – CNBC Big Pharma

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Links 21 July 2022

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Millions could die without ‘urgent’ funding as ‘catastrophic famine’ looms in East Africa, IRC says – ABC Jamie Dimon, the world’s most powerful banker: ‘Things can get much worse. We are facing very serious problems’ – ELPAIS Dow Jumps 750 Points as Investors Take Hope From Earnings Reports –