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Mark Cuban Says 'Tax The Robots' Amid Fears Of AI Taking Over People's Jobs

benzinga.com What Happened: Cuban responded to a post by Andreessen via X, formerly Twitter, where the latter suggested that the increasing use of robots in the workforce could lead to…

America on Eve of Banking Crisis, Warns Ex-IMF Official, With Hundreds of Lenders at Risk of Failure

dailyhodl.com A former IMF official believes the U.S. Federal Reserve has pushed America to the brink of another banking crisis. Desmond Lachman, who was deputy director in the…

Sharif becomes Pakistan's new premier as Khan's parliament allies allege election rigging

pbs.org Lawmakers in Pakistan’s National Assembly on Sunday elected Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister for the second time as allies of imprisoned former premier…

India ‘easily’ the fastest growing economy, IMF executive director says, as GDP growth blows past estimates

cnbc.com India is ‘easily’ the fastest growing economy in the world, IMF executive director Krishnamurthy Subramanian said, as the country’s third-quarter GDP growth blew past…

The Presidential Communications Directorate's Center for Combating Disinformation denied the claim that 'the US was asked for support for IMF aid'

theturkisheconomy.com The Center for Combating Disinformation of the Presidential Communications Directorate reported that the allegations that “the US was asked for support to hold talks with…

To fight climate change we must end fossil fuel subsidies

irishexaminer.com When it comes to fossil fuel subsidies, distinguishing between their perceived benefits and actual impact has proven to be a critical global challenge. While such subsidies…

The bosses of OpenAI and Microsoft talk to The Economist

economist.com One reason the world’s corporate elite jet off to Davos each year is to check in on important relationships, be they with critical suppliers or big-spending clients. This…

The Middle East faces economic chaos

economist.com Just over 100 days after Hamas’s brutal attack on Israel started a war in Gaza, the conflict is still escalating. On January 11th America and Britain started attacking…

How to get rich in the 21st century

economist.com By 2050 there will be a new crop of economic powers—if things go to plan. Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, wants his country’s GDP per person to surpass the World…

How to sell free trade to green types

economist.com Environmentalists do not get on with free-traders. Suspicion is the norm, if not the outright hostility on display at the “Battle of Seattle” in 1999, which took place…

'A Rocky Road To De-Dollarization'

zerohedge.com 'A Rocky Road To De-Dollarization' - Pepe Escobar Interviews Sergei Glazyev Authored by Pepe Escobar, Very few people in Russia and across the Global South are as qualified…

Russia's Vladimir Putin claims the Biden administration is 'killing' the USD by using it as a weapon

aol.com Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has the U.S. dollar in his crosshairs. But Putin, who recently appeared in a highly divisive interview with Tucker Carlson, seems to…

‘It’s greed, that’s what it’s about’: documenting the UK’s cost of living crisis

theguardian.com In 2023 I set out to document the UK’s cost of living crisis. I had a picture in my mind that what we were experiencing was the culmination of 13 years of Conservative…

Nigeria's economic woes: what went wrong for African nation

theweek.com Nigeria is experiencing its worst economic crisis in almost 30 years, with widespread unrest and anger over soaring prices and stagnant wages. Annual inflation is "nearing…

$213,182,743,000 Piled Onto US National Debt in Just 23 Days As Former IMF Chief Economist Says He’s Extremely Worried About Borrowing Binge

dailyhodl.com A former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist is sounding the alarm about the US government’s insatiable thirst for debt. New data from the U.S. Treasury…

Why Finding Your Place Is a Powerful Tool for Success

entrepreneur.com Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As Tom Irons predicted in the documentary Rewilding Kernwood, I was aghast. For over 90 minutes, I watched as…

Chicago business activity index slumps in February

marketwatch.com The Chicago Business Barometer, also known as the Chicago PMI, fell to 44 in February from 46 in the prior month. The index is far below the 55.6 reading in November, which…

How Argentine businessmen size up Javier Milei

economist.com If you ever had a dream of chucking it all in and heading to the southern hemisphere to buy a vineyard, there are few places more alluring than the wine-growing regions…

Only fools believe stock surge is just the ‘Magnificent 7’

nypost.com Current mythology claims “just a handful of stocks” took the S&P 500 to new highs. Supposedly AI hype driving the “Magnificent 7” Tech stocks in a 2000-era bubblicious…

El Salvador’s Bitcoin Bet: President Bukele Vows Not to Sell Amid Market Highs

coinpedia.org Qadir Ak is the founder of Coinpedia. He has over a decade of experience writing about technology and has been covering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2010.…

The Cable

assets.bwbx.io Host Jonathan Ferro spoke with Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst for CMC Markets in London, about the IMF's global growth outlook and Brexit. Jon also spoke with Michael…

XRP Sinking? A Series Of Underperformance And Address Exodus

newsbtc.com Ripple’s XRP has been struggling to regain its momentum, as its performance continues to lag behind that of its competitors in the crypto market. Recent data from…

IMF urges careful design, slow introduction for Pacific Island digital currencies

cointelegraph.com The island nations have common challenges and widely varying conditions. Just don’t use crypto, the IMF says.

Nigeria hikes interest rate to curb runaway inflation as workers protest

semafor.com The News Nigeria’s central bank raised its main interest rate by 400 basis points to 22.75% on Tuesday, as a months-long cost of living crisis sparks street protests by…

Biden cuts off clean energy exports while Kenyans cook with dung

foxnews.com President Biden’s decree to end permitting for the construction of more liquified natural gas export facilities is clearly aimed at shoring up his support among the left as…

What a Difference From '23: NetZero's Days Numbered

spectator.co.uk If a week is a long time in politics, then 2023 belongs to a different age in the politics of Net Zero. Less than eleven months ago, the government was saying that ‘Net Zero…

As Ukraine’s economy burns, Russia clings to a semblance of prosperity

theguardian.com Factories destroyed. Roads blown to pieces. Power plants put out of action. Steel exports decimated. A flood of refugees out of the country. Ukraine – the poorest country in…

Egypt Announces $35BN Deal With UAE To Buy Premium Mediterranean Area

zerohedge.com Egypt Announces $35BN Deal With UAE To Buy Premium Mediterranean Area Via Middle East Eye Egypt has agreed to a $35 billion deal with the United Arab Emirates to develop the…

CPAC shines spotlight on Javier Milei

semafor.com Semafor Signals Supported by Insights from La Nación, the Wilson Center’s Benjamin Gedan, and Hxagon’s James Bosworth The News Argentine President Javier Milei is set to…

Russia faces new sanctions, but they’ve all looked like ‘more bark than bite’

marketwatch.com The U.S. and its allies have rolled out fresh sanctions against Russia this week, but the effort is sparking new discussion about how all of the unprecedented sanctions…

Pakistani ex-Prime Minister Khan wants the IMF to link talks to an independent audit of the election

abcnews.go.com Pakistan’s imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan is writing a letter to the International Monetary Fund urging it to link any talks with Islamabad to an audit of the…

Abu Dhabi steps in to ease Egypt’s currency crisis with $35bn investment

ft.com Cash for Mediterranean development could unlock IMF deal for most populous Arab country, say analysts

Ex-Pakistani premier Khan wants the IMF to link talks with Islamabad to independent audit of vote

apnews.com Pakistan’s imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan is writing a letter to the International Monetary Fund urging it to link any talks with Islamabad to an audit of the…

Analysis-Argentina markets double down on Milei as investors 'start to believe'

finance.yahoo.com Whisper it quietly, but Argentina's embattled markets are showing signs of doubling down on the country's no holds barred libertarian leader Javier Milei, betting he can…

After Two Months of High-Voltage Shock Treatment, Argentina’s Economy Is Screaming at the Top of Its Voice

nakedcapitalism.com The economic data for January, Milei’s first full month in office, makes for sobering reading. Argentina’s latest descent into the economic abyss is as sad as it was…

Nikkei sheds "lost decade" albatross, climbs to new record high

axios.com FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals Japan's stock market has reclaimed the high-water market set before its asset bubble burst in the early 1990s. Why it matters: It's a…

Putin is stronger than ever

newsweek.com Vladimir Putin has faced setbacks during his full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Now, two years into the war, circumstances appear to be turning in his favor, and his grip on…

Russia outsmarts Western sanctions

economist.com Nazem Ahmad, an art collector and financier, who owns work by Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso, has been under American sanctions since 2019. That may sound like a problem, but…

Continental Shift: The Biggest Economies Over Time

statista.com Once considered an absolute economic powerhouse, Japan is now the world's fourth-largest economy after the United States, China and Germany. The country's economy has in…

BRICS: US Risks Fiscal Crisis as Borrowing Soars, Warns IMF Economist

watcher.guru The former International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Economist Olivier Blanchard warns that the US could face a serious fiscal crisis as the debt deficit is reaching new highs…

Trump tax cuts on the line in 2024 election

thehill.com The 2017 Trump tax cuts are on the line in the election this year, with Republicans hoping a sweep of Congress and the White House will allow them to extend the former…

AI will change work like the internet did. That’s either a problem or an opportunity

foxnews.com In the late ’90s through the year 2000, people thought that the arrival of the internet was the end of the world. People believed they would be outmatched, out of jobs or…

Top 3 China Picks for Future Weekly Gains

entrepreneur.com The Chinese economy, showcasing remarkable resilience as evidenced by the better-than-expected GDP data for 2023, is anticipated to thrive in the future owing to stimulus…

Plateau State Government and Algorand Foundation Explore Blockchain Programs in Nigeria

algorand.foundation JOS, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA (February 20, 2024) – The Government of Plateau State of Nigeria is launching a collaboration with Algorand Foundation, the organization focused…

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