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FT AlphavilleJamie Powell
Solutions 30: suspended in animation
Yet more twists at the under fire Luxembourger outsourcer.
FT AlphavilleJemima Kelly
Tether says its reserves are  backed by cash to the tune of . . .  2.9%
Rather far off from the 100% it used to claim isn’t it?! But still, we now have “unrivaled transparency” AKA pie charts!
Automobiles
Elon’s Damascene moment crashes bitcoin
Captain Planet realises he might be a baddie.
US Inflation
US inflation comes in far higher than expectations
Overshoot set to up the pressure on the Fed.
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Monetarists; chip shortages; Home Office dysfunction; and much more.
FT AlphavilleClaire Jones
No, ‘hyperinflation’ is not here
FT AlphavilleJamie Powell
This is nuts, this is the trash crash
Cryptocurrencies
Dogecoin/Musk: Saturday Night dive
Elon’s sketches weren’t the most painful thing on Saturday night for Dogecoin hodlers.
US employment
The jobs report no one saw coming
Harry Hindsight analysis recognises there may be an under appreciated issue with worker supply not demand.
FT AlphavilleUS Inflation
The Fed and Schrödinger’s Phillips curve
Central banks have gone quantum: here’s why
FT AlphavilleJemima Kelly
Oh no, now Deloitte with the crypto nonsense
“Customers and service providers alike are beginning to see more fully the potential benefits of crypto.”
Libor scandal
The US is inching towards an official term replacement for Libor
Here’s why that matters.
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MONDAY, 10 MAY, 2021
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FRIDAY, 7 MAY, 2021
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THURSDAY, 6 MAY, 2021
Jemima Kelly
You can now build a “mini media empire” on Substack

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THURSDAY, 6 MAY, 2021
Equities
SnapAV: solar and IPO stocks look sick

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THURSDAY, 6 MAY, 2021
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WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY, 2021
Jamie Powell
The tech sell-off and the rise of the inclusive growth trade

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WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY, 2021
Jemima Kelly
Dogecoin really is man’s best friend

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WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY, 2021
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WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY, 2021
ExplainerDigital currencies
Why CBDCs will likely be ID-based

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TUESDAY, 4 MAY, 2021
US Inflation
Inflation: temporary scarcity

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TUESDAY, 4 MAY, 2021
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FRIDAY, 30 APRIL, 2021
Jemima Kelly
Bitcoin is making all Revolut’s dreams come true

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FRIDAY, 30 APRIL, 2021
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THURSDAY, 29 APRIL, 2021
Claire Jones
Is working from home bad for productivity?

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THURSDAY, 29 APRIL, 2021
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WEDNESDAY, 28 APRIL, 2021
Jamie Powell
Tesla and the obscure earnings JPEG

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WEDNESDAY, 28 APRIL, 2021
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TUESDAY, 27 APRIL, 2021
Technology
Lyft/Uber: robotaxi tap-out

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TUESDAY, 27 APRIL, 2021
Bank for International Settlements
A Great British Krona shortage?

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TUESDAY, 27 APRIL, 2021
Electric vehicles
The Biden administration shouldn’t ignore hybrid cars

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TUESDAY, 27 APRIL, 2021
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MONDAY, 26 APRIL, 2021
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