Category Archive: 5) Global Macro

Gravitas: Ukraine war: Putin renews old friendships

Europe is on the edge after the Russian Nord Stream gas link was shutdown. President Vladmir Putin is making fresh moves. He will travel to Iran next week. Palki Sharma tells you what to expect. #Gravitas #Ukraine #VladimirPutin

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The Economist Reviews Pandemic Goods Boom 2020-22 [Eurodollar University, Ep. 261]

The Economist recounts how the pandemic led to a goods-consumption-boom and whether post-pandemic economics means normalization, or a services boom or a recession.

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Calm Before the Tempest?

Is it beyond conception that the core actually strengthens for a length of time before the unraveling reaches it?Let's start by stipulating the obvious: no one knows the future, and most of the guesses--oops, I mean forecasts--will be wrong. Arguing about the forecasts now won't make any difference as to which ones are correct and which ones are wrong.

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The Economist Notes UK’s Economy was Maimed 15 Years Ago [Eurodollar University, Ep. 260]

The Economist admits to, warns of and draws attention to Britain's 15-year economic depression, labeling it a "slow-burning crisis", "long-standing", "stagnation nation" and "a chronic disease". There are many devastating socioeconomic, geopolitical consequences. It's not just Britain, it's the world.

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Black holes: why they matter

NASA’s James Webb Telescope has captured this stunning image of stars around a black hole. Yet black holes remain among the biggest mysteries of the universe. What are they and why are they so important?

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Ukraine: Harvest season makes farmers anxious, estimated 22 million tons of grain blocked | WION

Harvest season begins in September and is often marked by festivities in other parts of the world but in Ukraine farmers are anxious especially with the ports blocked and warehouses filled with last times harvest, what miseries will come this season along with the raging Russia-Ukraine war?

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Why Nations Fail

The irony is that the suppression of dissent is the suppression of competing ideas that generate systemic stability via rapid adaptation. Nations that appear stable may fail once they're under pressure.

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Possibility of peace talks: Putin says not rejecting peace negotiations | World English News

Amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he is not rejecting peace negotiations. He added that the West wants to defeat him and Russia.

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Weekly Market Pulse: A Most Unusual Economy

The employment report released last Friday was better than expected but the response by bulls and bears alike was exactly as expected. Both found things in the report to support their preconceived notions about the state of the economy.

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Zelensky calls for modern military aid as assault in Eastern Ukraine intensifies

It has been several months since the Russian invasion of Ukraine rages on. Scores of civilians have lost their lives in the conflict. Now, Zelensky calls for modern military aid as the assault in Eastern Ukraine intensifies.

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MacroVoices #331 Jeff Snider: The Eurodollar Curve Says Deflation Not Inflation

MacroVoices Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Jeff Snider to the show. Jeff says that monetary inflation is NOT the cause of out-of-control consumer prices, and he doesn’t see stagflation as a big risk.

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No end to the Ukraine-Russia war in sight as Ukrainian President Zelensky visits Dnipro | WION

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been raging on for months now and there is still no end to the Ukraine-Russia war in sight. Now, Ukrainian President Zelensky visits Dnipro.

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The Market Is Playing Tug of War With the Fed

On the eve of one of the most consequential Jobs Fridays maybe ever, Jeffrey Snider says markets reflect an ongoing struggle between central bankers and investors. The former believe they must continue on their rate-hiking path.

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You Know What Would Be Really Irritating? A Crazy Rally to New Highs

It would be very irritating to have a rally suck in all the bears salivating for a crash from a bear-market rally peak and then decimate the shorts with a rally that soars rather than collapses to new lows. As a contrarian, I'm always squinting at the consensus and wondering if it is really that easy to be right.

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WION Live Broadcast: Did Israeli gunfire kill journalist Abu Akleh? | Russia captures Luhansk region

WION Live Broadcast: Did Israeli gunfire kill journalist Abu Akleh? | Russia captures Luhansk region - Did Israeli gunfire kill journalist Abu Akleh? - Russia captures Luhansk region #WIONLiveBroadcast #EnglishNews #WION

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Boris Johnson resigns: what happens next?

After weeks of clinging on, Boris Johnson has agreed to resign as British prime minister. What happens now, and what challenges will his successor face? 00:00 - Boris Johnson’s resignation 00:29 - Will the Tory party persist with populism? 01:14 - Britain’s economy 02:21 - War in Ukraine 03:09 - Brexit 04:00 - Britain’s reputation Why Boris Johnson should go immediately: https://econ.st/3ykyjby The toxicity of Boris Johnson and how it...

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Wasting Money on Medicare

How would you like to waste a lot of the money you spend on Medicare coverage and miss a bunch of the benefits Medicare provides? Crazy question. But that’s exactly what’s happening to millions of Medicare beneficiaries. In October 2021, the insurance website MedicareAdvantage.com published the results of its most recent survey of Medicare beneficiaries.

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Russian shelling continues in Kharkiv, Putin declares victory in Luhansk | World News

Moscow made its biggest territorial gains this week as it claimed full control of the Luhansk region by capturing the last Ukrainian stronghold Lysychansk on Sunday despite this the war seemed to be far from over as new reports of artillery shelling are now emerging from Ukraine.

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Norwegian oil and gas workers start strike, cutting output | World Business Watch

Norwegian offshore workers began a strike on Tuesday that will reduce oil and gas output. Workers are demanding wage hikes to compensate for rising inflation.

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The One Solution to All Our Problems

Pick one, America: national security of the essential material foundation of everything, the industrial base, or "global markets," maximizing greed / corporate profits.Sorry about the clickbait title.

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