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Links 12 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax – Reuters Our World Is Run By Global Corporations & Megacities, Not Countries – Citi Post Financial Crisis Has Seen the Largest Increase in Commercial Indebtedness on Record – The SoundingLine Crypto-Friendly French Finance Minister Fears a Worldwide Economic Crisis –

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Links 11 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Trump’s trade wars have cost the stock market $5 trillion and counting: Deutsche Bank – CNBC The new “sharecroppers”: AI programs are being powered by thousands of low wage workers – Axios Real World Economics: Weather, bad crops and lasting effects – Twin Cities 80% of trade takes place

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Queen’s Birthday Holiday Links 10 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The World’s Wealthiest People And Companies Are Holding Record Levels Of Unused Cash – Axios Two Epic Bull Markets Are Dueling Over the Fate of Global Growth – Bloomberg World leaders prepare for biggest corporate tax overhaul in a century – Local10 The Effects of Concentration in the Asset

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Weekend Reading: 8-9 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: US-China trade war to cost $455bn in lost output, says IMF – The Guardian ‘Socialism for the rich’: the evils of bad economics – The Guardian Another Sign of Economic Worry: Tumbling Oil Prices – NY Times 2 economists imagined a financial crisis without stimulus or bailouts. It’s …

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Links 7 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Yes, Taxing the Rich Is Possible – NY Times Here’s How Much Airbnb Is Lowering Hotel Prices and Occupancy – CityLab The Tech Bubble Is Back – Gold Newsletter Americas: 40% of Americans One Paycheck Away from Poverty: Report – Fortune A Shrinking Middle Class Is Ruining the Character

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Links 6 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Stock Markets Did Far Better Under Obama Than Trump: S&P, Nasdaq, Dow Jones – Fortune Study Finds Trump Tax Cuts Failed to Do Anything But Give Rich People Money – NY Mag Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction – WSJ Companies See Climate Change

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Links 5 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Donald Trump’s trade war has already cost investors up to $7 trillion – Financial Post Morgan Stanley sees global recession ‘in three quarters’ if Trump escalates trade war – CNBC S&P 500 Has Performed 35% Worse Under Trump Than Under Obama – Fortune Will There Be a Recession? US

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Links 4 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Google has more temp and contract workers than actual employees — but they have far fewer rights – MarketWatch Affordable Housing Is Doable For Builders And Buyers, But Here’s The Problem – Forbes Multiple Developing Countries ban Plastic trash imports – BBC Morgan Stanley sees global recession ‘in three

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Links 3 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Sharing profits and ownership with workers not only make them happier, it benefits the bottom line too – The Conversation U.S. stock market forgoes $5 trillion in returns thanks to trade war, estimates Deutsche Bank – MarketWatch Trump Gives World’s Worst Economist the Presidential Medal of Freedom – Slate

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Weekend Reading: 1-2 June 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Joseph E. Stiglitz: After Neoliberalism – Project Syndicate US stock futures, Asian markets sink after Trump threatens tariffs on Mexico – CNN Across The Rich World, An Extraordinary Jobs Boom Is Under Way – Economist Uber Will Reduce Promotions After Losing $1 Billion in a Quarter – Bloomberg Why

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Links 31 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: “End fossil fuel subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world”: Guterres – UN The Bond Market is Giving Ominous Warnings about The Global Economy – NY Times Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist – Channel News Asia Investors Are Stashing Cash At

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Links 30 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: This $72 Billion Fund is Shorting the Dollar in a Contrarian Bet – Bloomberg Uber Bears Already Snapped Up 70% of Shares Available to Short – Bloomberg Amazon is poised to unleash a long-feared purge of small suppliers – Bloomberg New York ‘replacing London’ as the world’s financial capital

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Links 29 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Renault and Fiat Chrysler propose merger to create world’s third-largest carmaker – CBS News What Will It Take to Regulate Crypto Exchanges? – Blog with News Half of US stock fund assets are now invested in index funds – QZ The Bank of Japan worried about the global economy

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Links 28 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Millennials’ attitudes towards clothing ownership are bringing about a major change in the fashion industry – Business Insider Take Note, Capitalists: Green Energy Is Where the Growth Is – Bloomberg The stock market would be much lower if it weren’t for companies buying back their own shares – CNBC

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Links 27 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Government Has Rigged Stock Market In Stranglehold – Bprising Global commercial property price growth continues to slow in Q1 – CRE Herald Global real estate assets under management reaches €2.8tn in 2018 – CRE Herald blockchain and cryptocurrencies to empower financial freedom – Medium It’s Never Been Easier to

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Weekend Reading 25-26 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The Wealth Detective Who Finds the Hidden Money of the Super Rich – Bloomberg Rich Need To Tackle Climate Change As Research Shows It Will Eventually Make Them Poorer – Forbes Central Banks’ Forecasts Are Basically Garbage – Mises Global Recession Imminent, Warns Morgan Stanley as US China Trade

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Links 24 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: How the baby boomers wrecked the economy for millennials – VOX The Gazillion-Dollar Standoff Over Two High-Frequency Trading Towers – Bloomberg What awaits Uber after IPO – Medium Fed seeks approach to boost inflation that gets results – Reuters Fed minutes: No rate moves are coming ‘for some time’

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Links 23 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Declining Population Doesn’t Spell Doom for Cities – Bloomberg Full-blown trade war will push world toward recession – Morgan Stanley – Reuters End of Trade War May Spark Market Rallies – BeInCrypto Asia stocks set to rise following overnight gains on Wall Street – CNBC The Global Diamond Glut

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Links 22 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Global economy would save up to $160 trillion by shifting to renewables, electric cars – Think Progress Full-blown trade war will push world toward recession – Morgan Stanley – Reuters Bonds, Not Stocks, Reflect the State of the Economy – Forbes International evidence for Keynesian economics without the Phillips

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Links 21 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Warren Buffett: If a bank needs a government bailout, the CEO and spouse should lose ‘net worth’ – CNBC Bitcoin loses $21 billion in market cap in 24 hours – CNBC How cryptocurrency Is Changing Basic Economics – The Spec Oil price jumps as Saudi suggests OPEC+ keep production

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Links 20 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets/ Investing: As Trade War Rages, China’s Sway Over the U.S. Fades – NY Times More than half of millennials in their 30s still banking on Mom and Dad – Yahoo Global real estate market activity remains healthy in Q1 despite economic uncertainty – CRE Herald The misunderstood 15 hour workweek of

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Weekend Reading: 18-19 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: We froze the salaries of 20 executives – and it improved the lives of 500 employees – The Guardian Dividends and Buybacks Now Larger than Total Reported Earnings for the Entire S&P 500 – The Sounding Line Panicking During Market Volatility? Keep Calm And Hedge – Be In Crypto

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Links 17 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The IMF identifies the $5,200,000,000,000 that we spend every year on fossil fuel subsidies – Climate Citizens Lobby Riding alone in a car is a luxury—an increasingly unaffordable one – The Economist Millennials Are Helping to Sound the Credit Card Alarm – Bloomberg Financial expert breaks down Facebook’s cryptocurrency

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Links 16 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The IMF identifies the $5,200,000,000,000 that we spend every year on fossil fuel subsidies – Citizens Climate Lobby World’s coal miners may be digging themselves into another glut – Mining US stocks recover amid trade uncertainty – Channel News Asia Central Banking is Socialism for the Rich – Fiatisan

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Links 15 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Stock futures drop as China is said to raise tariffs on U.S. goods – Wetradehq Dow falls almost 600 points as China retaliates by slapping tariffs on $60B in U.S. goods – NBC News Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs – Reuters Trump’s Trade War

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Links 14 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Climate Change Jumps To Biggest Risk For Insurers – WPM Morgan Stanley says it’s too easy to own a Tesla now and that’s hurting the brand – CNBC Quantitative Easing Is Ending. Here’s What It Did, in Charts. – NY Times Labor and Capital in the global economy –

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Links 13 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Stocks Show It Hasn’t Paid to Be Long on Donald Trump – Bloomberg Restraining the power of the rich with a 10 percent surtax on top 0.1 percent incomes – EPI A Subtle Message from Powell to Markets – More Than News Dow futures fall 150 points after Trump

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Weekend Reading: 11-12 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: It’s Time to Break Up Facebook – NY Times Buffet’s Berkshire Takes Tax Hit as Victim of ‘Ponzi-Type’ Solar Scheme – Bloomberg Stocks Slump Again As Trump Rekindles China Trade Worries – Stock Market News China detonated its tentative trade deal with the US by abruptly deleting swathes of

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Links 10 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: How corporate monopolies fuel wage stagnation, inequality, and populism – MarketWatch Clean fuel cells could be cheap enough to replace gas engines in vehicles – Uwaterloo Glencore stock weakens as U.S. probes ‘corrupt practices’ – Kitco Investors Are Worried The U.S. And China May Not Find Deal By Friday

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Links 9 May 2019

Global Macro / Markets/ Investing: Wall Street slides as trade fears rise – Channel News Asia Implications of Giving Financial Access to 1.7 Billion Unbanked to Global Economy – Medium Fintech Needs To Stop Tinkering At The Edges Of Big Data – Forbes Bitcoin Market Cap Hits $100bn As Facebook Reveals Crypto Plans – Medium