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The Mighty Dollar - What Should We Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 27, 2015

My spider-senses are tingling.  I read this morning this week's Economist article, The Mighty Dollar: Feeling Green, and the hairs on the back of my neck stood up.  At present...

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Reinterpreting Data leads to different Forms of Information and Insight

by Andrew White  |  March 24, 2015

In last week's US print edition of the Economist the Free Exchange article, titled The Bigger, the less fair: The growing size of firms may help explain rising inequality.  This delightful article reports...

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Economic Minute #7: The Growth that doesn't Satisfy

by Andrew White  |  March 18, 2015

Recent news suggest the U.S. economy is recovering.  The lead headline article in the WSJ weekend edition March 7-8 noted, "Brisk Jobs Growth Puts Fed on Notice".  This was in...

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My Fascination with Bretton Woods and Book Review: The Summit by Ed Conway

by Andrew White  |  March 4, 2015

The Summit: Bretton Woods, 1944.  ED Conway, Pegasus Books, 2014.  I read The Battle of Bretton Woods by Benn Steil (Princeton 2013) a few months ago and was in awe...

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Unintended consequences: mortgage lending growth inhibits economic recovery

by Andrew White  |  February 5, 2015

In this week's US print edition of the Economist there is an article entitled, "Banks have been boosting mortgage lending for decades, at the expense of corporate loans".  The article...

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Currency Pegging - Size Doesn't Matter - You Knew That

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2015

There was a small article about a small European country (Denmark) in Tuesday's US print edition of the financial times.  The article was called, "Danes shield currency peg from storm unleashed...

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Greece's troubles will haunt the Euro

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2015

I don't write book reviews for books I am only half way through reading.  But I noted in Tuesday's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal an article titled,...

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Geo Politics: the view from the other side

by Andrew White  |  February 3, 2015

I was reading today's US print edition of the Financial Times and I spotted a "Comment" piece entitled, "Dangerous cracks at Europe's center", by Gideon Rachman.  The article explores the...

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Storm clouds gather over Greece, its debt, and the chances of a 'Grexit'

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2015

The Comment columns in today's US print edition of the Financial Times were awash with calls to save Greece and the Euro, in some fashion.  One article talked about forgiving...

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Book Review: The 13th Labour of Hercules - "must read" for source of Euro Crisis

by Andrew White  |  December 8, 2014

The 13th Labour of Hercules, Yannis Palaiologos, Portobelo, 2014.  This the first book I have found that specifically looks at the recent Euro crisis but from the Greek perspective- and...

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