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Guiding a Post-Brexit UK Trade Liberalization Strategy

In the wake of its departure from the European Union, the United Kingdom will have the opportunity to enter into new free trade agreements (FTAs) with its international trading partners that lower existing tariff and non-tariff barriers. Achieving major welfare-enhancing reductions in trade restrictions will […]

Information, behavior, and frictions (short course on economics)

“Economics is really about two stories. One is the story of the old economist and younger economist walking down the street, and the younger economist says, ‘Look, there’s a hundred-dollar bill,’ and the older one says, ‘Nonsense, if it was there somebody would have picked […]

Week Ahead: Dollar rally continues as US yields rise

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Market Insights Podcast (Episode 172)

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The President and the Good King Dagobert

It is suggested that the good President Biden called off one air strike in Syria after being told in extremis that a woman and a couple of children were near the planned impact (Gordon Lubold et al., “Biden Called Off Strike on a Second Military […]

US Open – Yields initially spike on big NFP beat, Dollar rises

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Commodities and Cryptos: Gold steadies, Oil bullishness, Bitcoin rebounds

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Tesla Sell-Off Deepens

Shares in US alternative energy and technology firm Tesla have seen wild price action with shares selling off sharply. The broader backdrop of weakening risk appetite, rising US inflation expectations, and reduced Fed easing expectations have hit asset prices over recent weeks. With US yields […]

Is It Worth Starting Small When Investing?

There seems to be a fairly common misconception that you need “a lot” of money to start investing in financial markets. Perhaps it’s from people who have watched too many movies, and think that trading is either for really rich people or really shady people. […]

Gold melts while oil surges

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