A bit of longer term perspective
From a historical perspective, neither inflation, nor deflation are a big problem right now
In case you have missed this one: China is building an airbase in the disputed South China Sea…
Back in ‘01 (0001, that is), when the Roman Empire sneezed, everyone got a cold…
Lending rates are coming down, even for Italy and Spain
Some new insights on productivity
Interesting chart on hours worked per year. Sweden is bucking the trend
I am not sure that Scoxit is such a good plan….
A bit of reading on Emerging Asia by the BIS
Disasters put into perspective
Some background information on basic income: all the pro’s and con’s are listed
What will be left for my kids. And let’s check ten years from now to see how much the bars have moved to the right.
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