What the Thomas Cook collapse means for customers and investors | FT

The collapse of Thomas Cook has ruined the livelihoods of 21,000 staff working for the troubled travel company who now stand to lose their jobs and disrupted the holidays of hundreds of thousands of customers. The British government has launched Operation Matterhorn, the biggest peacetime repatriation of UK citizens, which will fly 150,000 British holidaymakers […]

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How Chinese Debt & Business in China Have Evolved (w/ Fraser Howie)

FRASER HOWIE: My name’s Fraser Howie. I’m an independent analyst on China. And author of a number of books on the Chinese financial system, in particular, Red Capitalism, and then before that, Privatizing China. So I’ve been in Asia for about 25 years, primarily working in the financial sector– Hong Kong, Beijing, Hong Kong, again, […]

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US debt is growing faster than the economy: Maya MacGuineas

>>>THIS IS A BIGGER BUBBLE THAN THE ONE THAT BLEW UP IN 2008. WE HAVE MORE DEBT THAN EVER BEFORE. INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS, THE GOVERNMENT IS LOADED UP WITH DEBT AND AS INTEREST RATES GO UP, THAT DEBT IS UNSERVICEABLE. LIZ: WHAT ELSE, PETER? THAT WAS EURO PACIFIC CAPITAL CEO PETER SCHIFF ON OUR SHOW YESTERDAY […]

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PG&E power outage threatens future of small businesses

COMMENT AS SOON AS WE TURN THEM AROUND FOR YOU, DEPENDS HOW LONG HE TALKS. POWER OUT FOR A SECOND DAY IN CALIFORNIA. PG&E CUTTING POWER TO PREVENT WILDFIRES. A BANKRUPTCY RULING ALSO THREATENS SHAREHOLDERS. WILLIAM LA JEUNESSE LIVE IN MALIBU WITH THE LATEST ON THE SITUATION. WILLIAM. REPORTER: 600,000 PG&E CUSTOMERS WITHOUT POWER, 2 […]

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Money & Debt Markets: Concepts, Instruments, Risks and Derivatives | IIMBx on edX

[MUSIC PLAYING] PC NARAYAN: Interest rates and inflation together are perhaps the most significant macroeconomic variables that impact global financial markets, particularly money and debt markets. More so, given the free flow of capital across countries and the consequential emergence of globally interconnected financial systems. As a result, managing price volatility and interest rate risks […]

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The Impending Jobs Crisis, Debt Crisis, Big Tech’s Future, & Active Management (w/ John Mauldin)

Grant Williams: All right, John Mauldin, it’s that time of year again. We’re back for the Strategic Investment Conference. John Mauldin: That was last week. I know, right? Was that a year? It’s crazy. God. It’s crazy. You and I seem to find ourselves in the same ZIP code so often around the world. And […]

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