Category Archive: 5) Global Macro

Regenerating Shakespeare

From former Doctor Who David Tennant to British hip-hop star Akala – find out how the anniversary of Shakespeare’s death is being used to breath new life into his work.

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Honey, I Shrunk the Middle Class: Perhaps 1/3 of Households Qualify

If it takes more than $126,000 to fund a qualitatively defined middle class lifestyle, what sense does it even make to call this "middle"? The Pew Research Center's recent report The American Middle Class Is Losing Ground: No longer the majority and falling behind financially made a media splash, as it reported that less than 50% of adults are members of the Great American Middle Class.

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Faith’s archivists: Hand-written to hard disk

The Benedictine monks in Minnesota began backing up the world’s ancient Christian texts during the Cold War. Today, they are preserving the Islamic manuscripts of Timbuktu

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Cleaning the ocean of plastic | The Economist

Read more here: https://goo.gl/yP3azU Plastic pollution is devastating marine wildlife and risking human infertility, birth defects and cancer. Find out why our unlikely saviour could be a 21 year old from Holland. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.st/2F8I0jB One of the year’s big environmental concerns will be an issue that much …

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The World in 2016

Watch some of the biggest stories of the year ahead – before they happen. Early access to our latest film, featuring behind-the-scenes access to China’s Olympic training camps, former Doctor Who star David Tennant, the biggest environmental problem you’ve never heard of, therapeutic virtual reality and much more. Click here to subscribe to The Economist …

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Look inside China’s secretive Olympic training camps | The Economist

With 400,000 children in special Olympic schools, China has the biggest mass recruitment and training programme in the world. Will it translate to medals in Rio 2016? Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 Check out Economist Films: http://films.economist.com/ Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook: …

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Charles Hugh Smith: Radical Changes in Jobs Market Now & in Future

Jason Burack of Wall St for Main St had on returning guest, author and popular economic blogger, Charles Hugh Smith http://www.oftwominds.com/blog.html. Charles came on to discuss his new book, A Radically Beneficial World: Automation, Technology and Creating Jobs for All: The Future Belongs to Work That Is Meaningful which can be purchased on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0178MQI1M/. …

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MARO ANALYTICS – 12 04 15 THE PARTICIPATION RATE MYSTERY – SOLVED! -w/ Charles Hugh Smith

Charles Hugh Smith and Gordon T Long discuss the puzzle of the falling US Civilian Labor Participation Rate in which all the pundits express concern but few agree on what the root cause is. RELENTLESS TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT – Gaining The Right Perspective Together they show that it is instructive to start with the larger picture …

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China, the SDR, and Toward a Less Euro-Centric World

(Here is a draft of a monthly column I write for a Chinese paper) It is official.  The Chinese yuan will be in the SDR.  At a 10.4% share, it is a bit more than I expected, but less than the 14%-16% share that the IMF staff has intimated a few ...

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Emerging Markets: What has Changed

(from my colleagues Dr. Win Thin and Ilan Solot) 1) Mauricio Macri, the mayor of Buenos Aires, won the Argentine presidential election with 52% of vote  2) The latest political developments in Brazil rocked asset prices  3) The Brazilian cent...

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Charles Hugh Smith: Fixing The Way We Work

Full Description and Comments at: http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/95323/charles-hugh-smith-fixing-way-we-work Charles Hugh Smith returns to the podcast this week to discuss the theme of his new book A Radically Beneficial World: Automation, Technology and Creating Jobs for All. Automation and artificial intelligence are changing the landscape of work. Tens of millions of jobs are on track to be eliminated …

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE FED – 11 13 15 – FRA w/Charles Hugh Smith & Rick Ackerman



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GSR interviews CHARLES HUGH SMITH – Oct 30, 2015 Nugget

GoldSeek Radio’s Chris Waltzek talks to Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds http://www.oftwominds.com/blog.html http://www.goldseek.com/ http://radio.goldseek.com/

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Charles Hugh Smith: The US Healthcare Debacle

Charles Hugh Smith and Jeff Deist discuss the absurdly anti-market healthcare system in the US, which has been captured both by regulators and insurance lobbyists. Why do US consumers tolerate not knowing what drugs and procedures really cost? What will it take to allow market pricing in medicine? Will the best and brightest continue to …

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REP STEVE STOCKMAN & CHARLES HUGH SMITH (TRUNEWS RADIO 080315)

WWW.TRUNEWS.COM SPECIAL GUESTS: REP STEVE STOCKMAN & CHARLES HUGH SMITH Former . WWW.TRUNEWS.COM SPECIAL GUESTS: REP STEVE STOCKMAN & CHARLES HUGH SMITH Former . REP STEVE STOCKMAN & CHARLES HUGH . TRUNEWS – The Endtimes Newscast – Join citizen/reporter Rick Wiles as he shares the latest news commentary and speaks with profound guests, all geared …

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RTD Ep:20 “Currency Created Out Of Thin Air” – Charles Hugh Smith (Why Things Are Falling Apart)

Thanks for watching RTD Interviews. Leave a comment and share. Charles Hugh Smith, creator of the blog oftwominds.com, sits down to discuss his book “Why Things Are Falling Apart” and the economy. Visit the RTD Bookstore to support Charles Hugh Smith as well as the RTD channel► http://rethinkingthedollar.com/bookstore In our discussion we cover the following …

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China in Continuous PPI Deflation and No Depression In Sight?

Both Chinese PMI and the producer price index (PPI) are in deflation since 2012. This opens a lot of questions about the sustainability of Chinese economic growth, but also about the certain economic theories that consider deflation as a precursor of depression, as it did in the early 1930s. China's speed of economic growth simply slows, recently to 7%, according to China statistics "China’s Economy Showed Moderate but Steady Growth".

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Charles Hugh Smith Financial Crash Definitely by 2016

Originally Published on Jul 12, 2015 Plenty of people think there could be another financial calamity as early as fall of 2015. What is financial writer Charles Hugh Smith’s timeline? Smith predicts, “I see the motivation and the trend unfolding along those lines. They may be able to save it for another quarter, or maybe …

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Charles Hugh Smith-Financial Crash Definitely by 2016

Plenty of people think there could be another financial calamity as early as fall of 2015. What is financial writer Charles Hugh Smith’s timeline? Smith predicts, “I see the motivation and the trend unfolding along those lines. They may be able to save it for another quarter, or maybe it will be the first quarter …

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Will wage inflation stop the stock market rallye?

Stock markets can only improve if sales increase more than the costs of the companies. Wage inflation describes the development of the major component of company costs. Torsten Sløk of Deutsche Bank describes the development of American wages

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