Risks are compounded by the fact that the entire global financial system is now underpinned by the use of government bonds as collateral to secure to financial transactions. The practice continues to be a central tenet of banking regulation, despite its role in compounding the 2008 crisis
There are signs of weakness. The economy is more fragile than the most ideological of Brexiteers acknowledge
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PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world's largest professional-services firms, just released its predictions for the most powerful economies in the world by 2030.
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India’s Chief Economic Advisor has already confirmed country's annual financial report will discuss free money
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Economic Security Project counts a Facebook co-founder among its backers
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