The Economist

From Nuisance To Threat: The High Cost Of Truth

"I am convinced that the US, and probably the entire Western world, that is, the American Empire, has entered an era in which respect for truth does not exist in public and private institutions."

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Blockchain and gold will likely make a “good team”, but they’re not ready yet. RCM and GoldMoney blockchain product asks you to trust in government and the technology, servers, IT, websites etc of the providers

American Men Are Giving Up On Jobs

There are 10 million American males between the age of 24 and 64 who have literally dropped out of the workforce. It means that they have given up on finding a job or are simply not looking.

Exposing The 9 Fakest Fake-News Checkers

"Trust us," they say. "We’ll help you navigate Facebook and filter out the fake news stories,” they promise. But just who are these self-appointed gatekeepers who claim to be the ultimate arbiters of what is or is not “fake news”?

Here Are The Best Hedges Against A Le Pen Victory

According to BofA, the best ways to hedge increased risks of a potential Eurosceptic win in the upcoming French election is favouring 10y peripheral spread wideners in Spain vs France, longs in 5y5y Germany and 5y Dutch sovereign CDS. In the options space, the banks recommends going long vol with a hybrid 6m10y strangle. In inflation, it likes 5y5y French CPI v HICP widener and a long 30y OATei breakeven vs inflation swap.

The Economist Does It Again

Last week he was "the insurgent" in The White House, this week The Economist decides to revert back to the Putin-puppet narrative for President Trump, as they proclaim 'the art of the deal meets the tsar of the steal' warning "the quest for a deal with Putin is delusional... and could be very bad indeed."

Chinese Reserves Unexpectedly Drop Below $3 Trillion For The First Time Since 2011

Beijing surprised China-watchers this morning, when the PBOC announced that in January, China’s foreign-currency reserves dipped by $12.3 billion, below the key "psychological level" of $3 trillion, or $2.998 trillion to be exact, declining for the 7th consecutive month, and dropping to the lowest since early 2011.