Browsing posts tagged: International
The Capital Note: What to Expect from China’s 19th Party Congress

On the menu today: China’s 19th Party Congress, vaccine diplomacy, insider trading from home, and a look at the Microsoft antitrust case.

The Capital Note: Following the Money in Beijing

On the menu today: Parsing China’s economic data, oil industry consolidation, and a new paper sheds light on the vulnerability of the Chinese real-estate market.

‘I am a Tariff Man’: Comparing Presidents Reagan and Trump

While Reagan pursued a nuanced trade policy focused on quotas, Trump has held firm on his commitment to tariffs.

The Capital Note: Interest Rates at Four Thousand Year Lows (What Could Go Wrong?)

On the menu today: Negative interest rates, “stakeholder capitalism,” Illinois taxes, the EU’s Green New Deal, magic, math, money, and Sir Isaac Newton.

Hanke’s Inflation Dashboard: The Media’s Misreporting on Hyperinflation

We must clarify the definition of hyperinflation so as to better understand it.

The Capital Note: 13F Reform & the UK Economy

On the menu today: financial-disclosure reform, the British economy, and the pandemic power-grab.

It’s Time to Dump Argentina’s Peso

With money growing at over 50 percent per year, it’s no surprise that Argentines treat their pesos like hot potatoes.