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nytimes.com - Nikita Richardson - Resisting the Hot Reservation Economy
Resisting the Hot Reservation Economy
The New York Times

Getting into restaurants in New York City isn't all that different from the college admissions process. You have your Harvards, Yales and Columbias — your Polo Bars, Carbones and Rao'ses — and the admission rate is terribly low. Not…

medium.com - alexGo.btc - ALEX2: Roadmap to the Bitcoin Economy
ALEX2: Roadmap to the Bitcoin Economy
Medium

The vision of ALEX is to build financial services on the most decentralized and secure blockchain, which is Bitcoin. Through smart contract settlement on Bitcoin we will be ahead of traditional finance, as we'll have minimal counterparty risk and…

wsj.com - Nick Timiraos - Fed's Powell to Take WSJ Questions on Inflation and Economic Outlook
Fed's Powell to Take WSJ Questions on Inflation and Economic Outlook
Wall Street Journal

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to take questions Tuesday on the U.S. economic outlook and its implications for the labor market, inflation and central-bank policies. Mr. Powell, who was confirmed to a second four-year term last week…

startribune.com - REGINA GARCIA CANO - US to ease a few economic sanctions against Venezuela
US to ease a few economic sanctions against Venezuela
Star Tribune

CARACAS, Venezuela — The United States government is moving to ease a few economic sanctions on Venezuela in a gesture meant to encourage resumed negotiations between the U.S.-backed opposition and the government of President Nicolás…

nytimes.com - David Leonhardt - What Is the Federal Reserve's Role in the Economy? Bernanke Knows.
What Is the Federal Reserve's Role in the Economy? Bernanke Knows.
The New York Times

The Federal Reserve From the Great Inflation to Covid-19 The world has confronted two acute crises in the past 15 years. In 2007, a housing bubble in the United States brought on the worst financial panic since the Great Depression. In 2019, a…

nbcnews.com - David Ingram - Crypto crash: What would it mean for the U.S. economy?
Crypto crash: What would it mean for the U.S. economy?
NBC News

The cryptocurrency market's near-$2 trillion loss in value forces a difficult question: Could crypto trigger a broader economic slowdown? It's a concern that highlights the uncertainty inherent in a market that by many measures is still in its…

bloomberg.com - Michael Tobin - Wayfair Freezes Hiring for 90 Days Citing Economic Uncertainty
Wayfair Freezes Hiring for 90 Days Citing Economic Uncertainty
Bloomberg

E-commerce marketplace Wayfair Inc. said it's freezing corporate hiring for 90 days, the latest pandemic winner to pause its plans for growth as businesses fret over a slowing economy. Wayfair is in a “strong position,” a spokesperson…

wsj.com - Orla McCaffrey - U.S. Economy Is Headed for a Downturn, Wells Fargo CEO Says
U.S. Economy Is Headed for a Downturn, Wells Fargo CEO Says
Wall Street Journal

Wells Fargo & Co. CEO Charlie Scharf said Tuesday there was “no question” that the U.S. is headed for an economic downturn. The Federal Reserve has raised rates twice this year and plans to keep doing so, part of its bid to cool the…

brookings.edu - Wendy Edelberg - What should we learn from the economic policy response to COVID-19?
What should we learn from the economic policy response to COVID-19?
Brookings

The COVID-19 pandemic posed an extraordinary threat to the economy. In the U.S., the COVID-19 downturn was sharp, but the ensuing economic recovery was faster and stronger than nearly any forecaster anticipated. What was the effect of the economic…

newstatesman.com - Will Dunn - The Tories are trying to blame the Bank of England for our economic crisis
The Tories are trying to blame the Bank of England for our economic crisis
New Statesman

Viewers of the Treasury Select Committee's evidence session yesterday were treated to the uncomfortable spectacle of MPs trying to persuade officials from the Bank of England that the imminent arrival of double-digit inflation and a global economic…

nytimes.com - Ben Dooley - Japan's Economy Shrank 1 Percent as Consumers Fled Covid
Japan's Economy Shrank 1 Percent as Consumers Fled Covid
The New York Times

TOKYO — Last December, after two years of stop-and-go growth, Japan's economic engine seemed like it might finally be revving up. Covid cases were practically nonexistent. Consumers were back on the town, shopping, eating out, traveling. The…

economist.com - Age of innovation: The 50-plus economy as an engine of growth
Age of innovation: The 50-plus economy as an engine of growth
The Economist

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ft.com - Jason Butler - Economic distress lifts stigma of discussing money troubles
Economic distress lifts stigma of discussing money troubles
Financial Times

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dawn.com - Zahid Hussain - State of a rentier economy
State of a rentier economy
DAWN.COM

IT is not for the first time that the country has been on the brink of a financial collapse. We have been many times in the proverbial ICU in the past and have been resuscitated, of course with some outside help. It's no different this time as we…

medium.com - Polygon - The Crypto Loan Economy
The Crypto Loan Economy
Medium

Overcollateralized lending is one of the most popular forms of loan in crypto. It is a great option for individuals in need of exposure to new assets without selling their current position. However, a question arises: in a world plagued by income…

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