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8 hours 47 min ago

Vix manipulation; tulips, myths and cryptocurrencies; the exquisitely English world of London clerks; where unicorn horns can be worn without raising eyebrows; Norges Bank launches new bank notes in style; other stuff.

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Markets Live: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:00am

Live markets commentary from FT.com

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Fintech reinvents lottery bonds

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:16am

The power of marketing shall turn old into new.

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Snap AV: IF China’s credit rating downgrade mattered

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 3:58am

This one goes out to those $ issuing Chinese companies which lean on their sovereign...

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Opening Quote: M&S, Kingfisher, Dixons Carphone

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 3:08am

M&S, Kingfisher, Dixons Carphone. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here.

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Further reading

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:18am

Bernanke with some reflections on Japanese monetary policy; bots and algos everywhere; a bearish positive carry trade; "There is no recorded information held by the Bank in relation to the yoghurts"; other stuff.

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Reminder: A “normalised” Fed balance sheet won’t be normal-sized

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:36pm

A New York Fed staffer gave some interesting estimates for the balance sheet's "normalized" size.

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On the economic weaponisation of troll armies

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 8:42am

When online "Micro-consulting" becomes a net cost to society.

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Markets Live: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 6:02am

Live markets commentary from FT.com

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Opening Quote: Severn Trent’s watertight performance

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:00am

Severn Trent’s watertight performance. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here.

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Further reading

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 1:50am

It's good to be a little underemployed; the quants run Wall St now; how Guy DeBelle learned to stop worrying and love the basis; Nomura bond traders’ real crime was corrupting America’s youth; how to spot a front-runner on the ‘bachelor’ or ‘bachelorette’; other stuff.

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How to value bitcoin with a traditional valuation measure

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:05pm

Traditional valuation measures point to a possible 238 per cent bitcoin over-valuation.

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Markets Live: Monday, 22nd May, 2017

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:01am

Live markets commentary from FT.com

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Opening Quote: Stage set for Goodwin’s RBS testimony

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:58am

Stage set for Goodwin’s RBS testimony. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here.

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Further reading

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:24am

“The whole world knows Fyre’s name now,” Ja Rule said. “This will pass, guys”; Uber using differential pricing; notes from the feudal internet; Chanel's $1,325 boomerang; Schrödinger's pundit; other stuff.

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Thought for the weekend

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 6:20pm

That is...not what "sausage party" means.

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Consider avoiding icebergs this summer

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 5:49pm

CME Group's new data feed might have a... radar, of sorts.

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