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Can capitalism solve capitalism's problems?

Capitalism is in trouble - at least judging by recent polls...

By Elizabeth Schmidt 3 Feb 2020

GLOBAL

Fear spreads easily. That's what gives the Wuhan coronavirus economic impact

One way to count the cost of the Wuhan coronavirus is by how many people catch it, and then how many die. Another is the direct financial costs of public health measures to treat those infected and contain its spread...

By Ilan Noy 30 Jan 2020

GLOBAL

How CEOs, experts and philosophers see the world's biggest risks differently

We live in a world threatened by numerous existential risks that no country or organisation can resolve alone, such as climate change, extreme weather and the coronavirus...

By Christopher Michaelson 28 Jan 2020

GLOBAL

Coronavirus does not look like a 'black swan' event - here are some reasons to be cautiously optimistic

The alarm is sounding again. The Asia financial markets were reasonably calm about the new coronavirus until the news of the lockdown of the whole city of Wuhan in China on 23 January...

By Zheng Wang 27 Jan 2020

GLOBAL

US is more relaxed about oil spike than Europe - which helps explain differences over Iran

Oil prices shot up following the US assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, rising more than $5 per barrel to more than $71 (£54) on January 6, its highest level since the Saudi oil refinery attack last September...

By Mueid Al Raee 15 Jan 2020

SOUTH AFRICA

Wall Street is ignoring the omens of recession - here's why

The world is on the brink of a recession, if all the breathless headlines are to be believed. So why are US stocks near all-time highs?

19 Sep 2019

UNITED STATES

What are the reasons why currency rates fluctuate?

In 1971, The US President Richard Nixon announced the end of the Bretton Woods system, which pegged the value of the US Dollar at $35 per ounce. That marked the beginning of a floating monetary exchange, in which currencies are able to fluctuate freely...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Aug 2019

GLOBAL

Facebook's Libra has staggering potential - state control of money could end

The UN recognises 180 currencies worldwide as legal tender, all of them issued by nation states. It does not recognise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in this way, even if communities of enthusiasts have been treating them as a means of exchange for over a decade now...

By Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Sarah Browning-de Villiers on authentic, relevant content marketing that resonates

Publicis Machine recently received three honourable mentions at the global Pearl Impact Awards for their work on the Sanlam Reality account. We asked chief content officer Sarah Browning-de Villiers what it takes to succeed in the content marketing space...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Litigation funding set to increase as asset class becomes mainstream

Litigation funding is becoming a mainstream asset class with the market set to double in the next five years, predicts Dilip N Massand of Legal Ventures...

22 Mar 2019

UNITED STATES

Olymp Trade: An easy way to become a trader

Olymp Trade may become a reliable partner for both beginners and experienced traders. There is a wide variety of assets and tools, and the quality certificates and the level of services provided will contribute to both your trading process and its results...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 14 Mar 2019

UNITED STATES

When to use the support and resistance level?

The support and resistance level are two of the basic principles of forex. If you do not know how to use them properly, you are lacking big knowledge in your career...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 Sep 2018

UNITED STATES

Saving Africa from China: The road to prosperity for the DRC

In the midst of a US-China trade war, there is a glowing opportunity for both economic and humanitarian intervention in Africa where a US partnership is highly sought...

By Sanjay Patel, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Aug 2018

UNITED STATES

Predictions for the cryptocurrency market

Forecasters say that the cryptocurrency market is going to continue to boom over the next year, and valuations are expected to expand in huge ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jul 2018

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