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Australia core inflation speeds to 6-yr high in Q3, feeds rate fever

Hong Kong Standard 27 Oct 2021
"As evidenced elsewhere in the world, rising consumer inflation expectations could potentially dampen confidence with households reluctant to spend in the near-term, delaying 'big-ticket' purchases," noted Ryan Felsman, a senior economist at fund manager CommSec.
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A Power-Packed Pic From Gita Gopinath's Pre-Diwali Celebration

NDTV 27 Oct 2021
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Gita Gopinath shared a picture from her pre-Diwali celebrations and instantly captured the Internet's attention for showing some of the world's most... .
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Refugee economy generates resources for locals in Uganda

Anadolu Agency 27 Oct 2021
The government policy making it mandatory for the aid agencies to spend 30% of funds in the areas adjacent to refugee camps has helped to keep the xenophobic tendencies in check, claim the Ugandan officials ... David Musenze, an economist in Kampala said though these funds are meant for refugees, they do circulate to keep the local economy afloat ... 15 ... .
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OPINION: Infrastructure isn’t a quick fix for inflation

Toronto Sun 26 Oct 2021
As more and more people worry about rising prices, more and more economists are offering about infrastructure as a response ... Too many economists act and speak as if infrastructure spending can be funded, planned, approved by environmental and other regulators, and completed at the snap of a finger instead of the (not months) it actually takes.
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US debt limit looms again

The Manila Times 26 Oct 2021
International Monetary Fund chief economist Gita Gopinath said it was "highly unproductive to have the situation of brinkmanship with respect to the US debt ceiling" and described it as "something that should be reformed.".
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China’s big bang regulatory reforms look increasingly ill-timed

Asiatimes 26 Oct 2021
It’s here where economists worry Chinese President Xi Jinping may have erred ... Economist Dan Wang at Hang Seng Bank notes that the fact China’s “slowdown is predominantly policy-driven” thickens the plot somewhat ... And it’s a long way from the 8% the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects from the No 2 economy.
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All welcome to get food from Boys & Girls Club on Thursday

Finger Lakes Times 26 Oct 2021
The facts are simple ... Every ounce of this food that finds its way to a family that can use it not only improves nutrition, but frees up funds in the household budget for other needs. Economists call this “the multiplier effect’’ — a measure of the impact those funds no longer needed for food can have as they move through the local economy ... .
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Why is Illinois' largest electric utility mining Bitcoin near one of its coal-fired power plants?

Dispatch Argus 26 Oct 2021
The project, launched quietly this year at Ameren Corp.'s Sioux Energy Center here, is a controversial experiment ... So Ameren devised a task for the servers ... 'Gambles' ... Louis ... "Captive Missouri ratepayers should not be funding non-essential gambles on the commodities market," wrote Geoff Marke, chief economist for the OPC, in testimony filed last month.
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Climate inaction costlier than net zero transition: Reuters poll

Reuters 25 Oct 2021
... of climate economists ... Reuters polled economists in Europe, Asia and the Americas ahead of the Oct ... Reuters poll graphic on economists' views on COP26.. In the Reuters survey, 18 of 31 economists who responded to a question on burden-sharing said that fund should be a priority.
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Climate inaction costlier than net zero transition – economists

Metro USA 25 Oct 2021
Reuters polled economists in Europe, Asia and the Americas ahead of the Oct ... In the Reuters survey, 18 of 31 economists who responded to a question on burden-sharing said that fund should be a priority ... “It’s economists’ hubris to say all the damage is going to be X percent of GDP.
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Federal Reserve Officials Banned From Owning Individual Stock After Scandal

truthout 25 Oct 2021
Senior Fed officials will only be allowed to trade diversified assets like mutual funds ... Last week, The American Prospect revealed that Fed Chair Jerome Powell sold between $1 million and $5 million from an index fund — a mutual fund that mirrors the performance of the market — just before a large market crash in October of last year.
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Why is Illinois' biggest utility company mining Bitcoin near one of its coal-fired power plants?

Eagle-Tribune 25 Oct 2021
The project, launched quietly this year at Ameren Corp.'s Sioux Energy Center here, is a controversial experiment ... So Ameren devised a task for the servers ... 'Gambles' ... Louis ... "Captive Missouri ratepayers should not be funding non-essential gambles on the commodities market," wrote Geoff Marke, chief economist for the OPC, in testimony filed last month.
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Op-Ed: Biden's corporate tax hike would sting PA workers

Erie Times-News 24 Oct 2021
In a large study published in the American Economic Review, a team of economists looked at the impact of corporate income taxes on workers ... is increasing taxes that would harm Pennsylvania workers who were disproportionally affected by the economic downturn the best way to fund their ambitions?.
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History tells us economic growth cannot be taken for grantedChinese growth has slowed down since 2010

Deccan Herald 24 Oct 2021
Earlier this month, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reduced India’s potential growth rate over the medium term to around 6% per year ... The larger point is, India has come a long way from the time when politicians, economists, analysts, fund managers, you and me, took a growth rate of 8-10% per year as a given.
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News shows

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 24 Oct 2021
Lineup of guests for today's TV news shows.. ABC's "This Week" -- Dr ... Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.; Gita Gopinath, chief economist of the International Monetary Fund; Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S.
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