- Are banks really magic money trees?
- Will Lagarde’s sneaky tweet change much?
- Can we all calm down about Apple Card’s “gender bias”
- UBS’ billionaire boondoggle
- When fast fashion jumps on the eco-wagon
- GenX will set central banks’ climate response
- The stablecoin anathema
- Masters of the universe, don’t be scared of Elizabeth Warren
- Missing: the GE short report
- The average lifespan of a fiat currency isn’t 27 years
- Lord King: Brexit is no big deal
- No inflation? Tell that to my landlord
- Today, in fintech marketing
- YouGov’s “blockchain-based” sell-your-own data platform makes no sense (*update)
- Presented without comment
- Block.one headed
- Ride-sharing apps can’t save the planet (obv)
- The WeWork bull case
- No deal Brexit is not a hedge fund conspiracy
Context-free wealth impairment as a lens on the world.
- Angela Nagle on identity politics and puritanical internet purges
- Nouriel Roubini outlines the 2020 recession risk
- Will Davies on populism, data and experts.
- Robert Kaplan on jobs, oil and credit
- Mithril Capital's Ajay Royan on the next growth frontier
- Banking culture since the crisis
- Weak spots and worries in the global financial system
- The most complicated debt restructuring in history
- Yanis Varoufakis on “radical Europeanism”, erratic Marxism and... Pamela Anderson
- Alphachat on immigration: This time is (mostly) like the others
- Our Bond villain technocracy
- Is the eurozone fixable?
- Could climate change spark the next financial crisis?
- Mehrsa Baradaran on “opportunity zones”
- The math wizard who became a customer loyalty scheme guru
- Alphachat is back! Vol 2.
- Alphachat is back! Vol. 1
- Jim Millstein discusses the financialisation of America
- Alphachat is on hiatus this week
- Benn Steil explains the Marshall Plan
In this episode we talked about tax evasion and inequality with UC Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman.
It’s not often you hear investment strategists write so cheerfully about redistribution, but then again it’s 2016, so anything goes: Happily, the fiscal flip this summer has thus far been more biased toward redistribution & Keynesianism rather than protectionism. For example:
We’ve recently looked at a famously wrong economic prediction based on an accurate demographic forecast, Japan’s experience with rapid aging, and the dangers of relating household demographics to asset price valuations. Suppose, even after reading those posts, you still agree with Alan Greenspan (and Toby Nangle, Charles Goodhart, etc) that slowing growth in the world’s working-age population necessarily implies a bigger share of output headed to workers and faster rates of inflation. Don’t worry. There are even more reasons for scepticism.