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Adventures in DeFi-land.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 9/18/2021, Vol. 440 Issue 9263, p17-20. 4p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the impact of decentralised finance (DeFi-) on decentralised economy. It mentions that the problems of DeFi-not just the energy intensity of blockchains but the rampant speculation, the potential to be flooded with dirty money an...

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What goes up.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 2/12/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9283, p61-63. 3p.

Abstract:The article reports on updates in the global financial markets, particularly the volatility in the stockmarkets, and its possible effects to investors. Also cited are the tough stress tests that are expected to be conducted to companies, and the perfor...

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Bittersweet: American banks reveal the impact of interest-rate rises so far.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 7/23/2022, Vol. 444 Issue 9306, p69-70. 2p.

Abstract:The article offers economics news briefs. Investors expected the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates to just 0.75 percentage by the end of the year. Expectations have shifted dramatically since: by late June markets were expecting rates to hit 3.5%...

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Spend rift.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 7/9/2022, p56-57. 2p.

Abstract:The article discusses issues on the economic policies of the Conservative government of Great Britain. Also cited are the disagreement between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak over the economy that led to Sunak's...

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Sweet dealmaking.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 7/2/2022, Vol. 444 Issue 9303, p68-69. 2p.

Abstract:The author focuses on merger arbitrage involving shares purchase of target firms during interval between completion and deal's announcement and mentions increased amount of capital dedicated to strategy. Topics discussed include balance-sheets of compa...

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Thrown for a loop.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/25/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9302, p70-71. 2p.

Abstract:The article reports on financial market updates in the euro zone, particularly the efforts by the European Central Bank (ECB) to address the widening spread in the government-bond yields among member countries. Also cited are the poor fiscal position o...

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Stuck in place.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 11/6/2021, Vol. 441 Issue 9270, p18-20. 3p.

Abstract:The article examines the limitations of the social-spending package of the administration of U.S. President Joseph Biden in light of the declining social mobility in 2021. It cites the significance of the expanded child-tax credits in the American Resc...

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A house united.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 4/9/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9291, p59-60. 2p.

Abstract:The article informs on the acquisition of Housing Development Finance Corp. by HDFC Bank. It mentions that it is the fourth-biggest banking transaction in the world ever, and the resulting entity is estimated to have a market capitalisation which would...

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Buttonwood After the fall.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/25/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9302, p73-73. 3/4p.

Abstract:In the article, the author discusses U.S. stockmarket issues, particularly on whether investors should buy stocks after share prices fell into bear-market territory. Also cited are the use of the equity risk premium to gauge the price attractiveness of...

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Where did the cash go?

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 5/21/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9297, p61-62. 2p.

Abstract:The article informs that the funds raised by special-purpose acquisition companies (PACS) since the start of 2020 lacks the federal debt or the U.S. pandemic stimulus. It mentions many existing SPACS are having trouble finding merger targets, and inves...

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