Category: Economy


UN to Launch Talks on Treaty to Regulate High Seas

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. Talks begin in New York tomorrow to negotiate a conservation treaty to regulate the high seas, in the first of four sessions, with a 2020 timetable set […]

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Don Quijones: No Other Banks Are This Exposed to Turkey, Argentina, Brazil…. Emerging Markets Haunt Spanish Banks

By Don Quijones of Spain, the UK,and Mexico, and editor at Wolf Street. Originally published at Wolf Street Almost exactly six years ago, the Spanish government requested a €100 billion bailout from the Troika (ECB, European Commission and IMF) to rescue its bankrupt savings banks, which were then merged with much […]

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Links 9/2/18

Readers, we have now entered one of our two yearly comments holidays, beginning today and continuing through and including Sunday September 9. Rescuing cobalt-eyed baby of the world’s fluffiest cat Siberan Times (guurst) Robotel: Japan hotel staffed by robot dinosaurs This is just…weird. Glory Days: Reviving Asbury Park, City […]

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Social Media vs the Constitution

Yves here. While I philosophically favor what Ilargi is saying, it doesn’t fly in the US legal system. The US has regularly supported censorship despite our First Amendment pretenses. The list on this site is far from complete but includes noteworthy past episodes. For instance, by odd happenstance, I had […]

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