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Risk-on after calm in bond markets, impressive ISM data, ECB slows purchases

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About those “bond vigilantes”

Adam Tooze has a post discussing the bond vigilante theory: The phrase “bond vigilante” is normally attributed to Ed Yardeni a Wall Street economist who coined it in the 1980s to describe the role of bond markets in disciplining governments. “Bond Investors Are The Economy’s […]

Pound stops bleeding

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Oil awaits OPEC+, gold rebounds

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Bitcoin mania returns

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A Grand Tour with Adam Smith

A Book Review of Adam Smith in Toulouse and Occitania: The Unknown Years, by Alain Alcouffe and Philippe Massot-Bordenave.1 Adam Smith in Toulouse and Occitania: The Unknown Years is not a book for everyone. It is not an introduction to the life or the works […]

Modern Monetary Theory: Nothing New Under the Sun

What is Modern Monetary Theory? The term “modern” in Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) is probably not the best choice of words, since it implies there is something new in MMT. As many MMT critics point out, looking for something new in MMT is a pointless […]

Canadian dollar rises on strong Manufacturing PMI

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A Grand Tour with Adam Smith

A Book Review of Adam Smith in Toulouse and Occitania: The Unknown Years, by Alain Alcouffe and Philippe Massot-Bordenave.1 Adam Smith in Toulouse and Occitania: The Unknown Years is not a book for everyone. It is not an introduction to the life or the works […]

Accidents, Increments, and Scientific Progress

Two scientists—French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier and [Jennifer] Doudna, an American biochemist—published a groundbreaking discovery. They stood on the shoulders of many researchers around the world who had been toiling out of the public eye to understand the biological purpose of CRISPR. These Clustered Regularly Interspaced […]