If we look at the total universe of government bonds in the eurozone then of course there's enough bonds for the European Central Bank to do the quantitative easing which they announced the details of yesterday. They're launching €1.1 trillion of that QE and the profligate governments of Europe most [......Read More
They're certainly coming thick and fast, aren't they, accusations and findings of rate and market rigging in the financial markets? We've had foreign exchange, precious metals, at least two rigging scandals about Libor and here comes the next one. An investigation into whether the banks rigged the liquidity auctions back [......Read More
When I began writing about MOOCs a couple of years ago, much of the furor revolved around the imminent demise of classroom education. That hasn’t happened. For example, they are a valid, complementary offering at institutions of higher education like Pennsylvania State University. For businesses such as SAP, MOOCs are [......Read More
By Bloomberg Custom Content, An Energy Realities Partner The transition to a more sustainable global energy picture means, among other things, a move away from coal use. Oil and gas will play a significant role in this transformation, which will require time to institute the necessary policies and achieve the necessary scales [......Read More
This looks like a very sensible move by India, to trial a change in the way that food subsidies are provided in that country. Currently there's something of a nightmare system whereby the government buys up grains and pulses at set rates, then distributes them through special warehouses and shops [......Read More
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