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Stay current with what’s happening around the world with a quick scan of top news.

17th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

“The economy is running on a stimulus-fuelled caffeine high. What will happen when it wears off? [Caffeine is putting it mildly!] “…One-time spending has rarely been the catalyst for long-term growth. Fiscal and monetary policy that now serve as irresistible tailwinds...

16th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Twelve people reportedly lost at sea following the capsizing of a vessel in so-called “microburst” winds off the coast of Louisiana... "Winds locally topped 100 mph, abruptly whipping up hazardous seas. The ship was south of Grand Isle when the 129-foot vessel issued...

15th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Loose monetary policy is today’s biggest market risk: Explosive growth in debt has severely curtailed central banks’ freedom of action... "There are no two ways about it, argues Jeremy Grantham: “The long, long bull market since 2009 has finally matured into a...

14th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Today 13th April made history again in South Africa. "With a minimum temperature of 31.7C [89.1F] Vioolsdrif set the highest minimum temperature ever recorded in April in the whole Southern Hemisphere. "The max. of 44.8C [112.6F] pulverized the national monthly...

13th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"Europe Is Heading Toward a New Financial Crisis ...Adopting the single currency has yielded great benefits, from frictionless trade to improved global competitiveness. But the euro also obliged member states to relinquish the independent monetary policies that can...

12th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Western U.S. may be entering its most severe drought in modern history ...in 2000, the Western U.S. entered the beginning of what scientists call a megadrought — the second worst in 1,200 years — triggered by a combination of a natural dry cycle and human-caused...

10th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"The Global Debt Problem... kicking cans down the road just ends up at some point with a pile of cans that can no longer be kicked. But politicians aware of mounting obligations and still doing the can-kicking believe that will be their successors' problem, and you...

9th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"If greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, up to a third of endemic species living on land - as well as about half living in the sea - face extinction, a new report has revealed. "According to the study published in the journal Biological Conservation on Friday,...

8th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Economic News

"How Debt and Climate Change Pose a ‘Systemic Risk to the Global Economy’... "How does a country deal with climate disasters when it’s drowning in debt? Not very well, it turns out. Especially not when a global pandemic clobbers its economy."...

7th April 2021 Today’s Round-Up of Climate News

"Historic Day: First April Snow Cover in Split Ever Recorded. "The first April snow cover in Split was recorded on Tuesday night as weird spring weather ripped across Croatia... "The peak of the ice wave hit Dalmatia last night at around 9 pm. Snow fell on the entire...

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