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Further reading

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 10:49pm

Buchheit and Gulati paper on how to restructure Venezuelan debt; Koning on dictionary money; Trump's missing infra plan; the Mooch steps up; brosectomies; "I'm glad that girl's lemonade stall got shut down"; other stuff.

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Thought for the weekend

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 5:20pm

Guest post: How Italian banks are disadvantaged by new MREL rules

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 2:01pm

In this guest post, regulator and academic Marcello Minenna warns about the potential impact of new MREL rules on the Italian banking system.

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Meet Daniel Harrison, the man behind magic money machine Monkey Capital…

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:55am

This man had real world form before discovering "perpetuated wealth creation" in gaga crypto land

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Ve Interactive owed almost £10m by companies linked to founder

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:04am

New documents show the former tech unicorn was owed millions by related parties when it went into administration.

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Markets Live: Friday, 21st July, 2017

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:01am

Live markets commentary from FT.com

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“Potential” output forecasts are actually worthless

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 4:15am

New research shows how "technocratic" forecasters are terrible at a key part of their job.

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Podcast: Angus Deaton on his Nobel prize-winning career (encore)

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 4:00am

Alphachat is available on Acast, iTunes and Stitcher.

Season 3 of Alphachat starts next week, but today we’re re-upping a wonderful conversation we had with Angus Deaton in October 2015, just after he’d won the the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel — or just the economic Nobel, to the non-pedants among you.

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Further reading

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:29am

Notes from the alternate universe where Hillary Clinton won; meanwhile in this universe the Mooch may be the new WH Comms director; more Shkreli; interest rate humility; vol sellers branch out; lemonade stand shut down; other stuff.

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Next stop, decentralised criminal marketplaces..?

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:35pm

Legal enforcement authorities have shut down two of the biggest criminal marketplaces on the dark web, Alphabay and Hansa, in an operation of unprecedented international scale. But will the Feds be able to keep up once the market evolves, as it surely will, into entirely decentralised form?

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Markets Live: Thursday, 20th July, 2017

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 6:00am

Live markets commentary from FT.com

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Opening Quote: Unilever serves up growth (of the non orange variety)

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 3:04am

Unilever serves up growth (of the non orange variety). 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

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:26am

Shkreli update involving ploughing all of a fund's cash in a strip-club stock; the T2 risk in a rapid unwinding of the ECB’s APP; disappearing Wall St brokers; investor accused of punching out teen at ritzy Hamptons bash; snail slime hits mainstream; other stuff.

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Bond crash fear ascendant

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:14am

Chinese credit tightening not even in second place.

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Opening Quote: BHP digs more iron ore, Drax digs biomass

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 3:07am

BHP digs more iron ore, Drax digs biomass. 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, 07/19/2017 - 12:54am

Uber's culture of fear; the quest to bury Bloomberg; facts, frictions and 'mainstream' economics; the word's first emoji translator; husband pod; suicidal robot; other stuff.

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The peer-to-peer lending model involves a fair bit of intervention in the market

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:43am

Ratesetter has stepped in to protect investors -- and its Provision Fund -- from losses on a £12m loan.

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ICOs and the money markets

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:01am

There are no interest rates in the cryptocurrency world, and that's a problem for gauging any sense of fair relative price.

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