The Economist

Europe: Combating Fake News

If present demographic trends continue, in a few decades, native Swedes could easily become a minority in their own country. Swedish ambulance personnel want gas masks and bulletproof vests to protect their staff against the escalating attacks, similar to equipment used by staff working in war zones. Most dangerous, however, is our inability to deal forcefully with problems undermining Western societies, because some Western media refuse to admit that the problems exist.

Trader Warns Of Week Ahead Event Risk: "If You Thought This Week Was Bad..."

It was a week when the world was supposed to come to an end, notes Bloomberg's Richard Breslow, but then it didn’t... However, next week’s big events include a meeting between the Chinese and American presidents. Don’t underestimate the importance of it or the market interest it will garner.

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.