America's neglected growth factor: Net exports to China, Europe and Japan

Excessive credit creation and soaring public debts and budget deficits offer no scope for further monetary and fiscal stimuli to support economic activity in the United States. But there is plenty of room to rev up the U.S. economy through rising export sales and import substitution via incoming foreign direct […]

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Could New Zealand’s Blockchain Opportunity Lie In Digital Identities?

A new report commissioned by New Zealand’s innovation agency suggests the country is fertile ground for blockchain tech. New Zealand’s innovation agency has published an opportunity report on blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) that picks out blockchain-based digital identities as way for the country to demonstrate expertise in the […]

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Daily Byte: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Amazon walks into the blockchain jungle, Vakt oil platform is pumping, and UAE gets serious about emerging tech. Plus, trouble with Iran. Amazon Steps into the Blockchain Jungle Amazon Web Services (AWS) is introducing two new services, including one managed blockchain product, to let customers set up “a scalable blockchain […]

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IMF Warns That Cryptocurrencies May Create Vulnerabilities In International Financial System

The International Monetary Fund has issued its World Economic Outlook for October 2018. Within the report, the IMF makes a notable but limited warning regarding cryptocurrencies. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is composed of 189 member countries that work toward global monetary cooperation, financial stability, international trade, and sustainable economic […]

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Petition Would Make XRP Official Currency Of 2020 Olympics

One man’s petition to make XRP the official cryptocurrency of the next Olympic games has nearly 12,000 signatures … and zero chance of having an effect. An online petition, created months ago but recently gaining steam, has gained some attention this week in the crypto-press. The Change.org petition, apparently created […]

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US and China exchange new trade war blows as latest round of tariffs takes effect

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration levied tariffs of 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese products that include furniture and appliances, with the rate set to increase to 25 percent by year-end. In response, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s government imposed taxes on 5,207 kinds of U.S. products, valued at about […]

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Financial Action Task Force To Create Global AML Standard

The group was asked to clarify anti-money laundering standards at the July G20 meeting. The president of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) believes it’s close to reaching a “consensus across nations” for anti-money laundering (AML) regulations and that global standards could be agreed upon as soon as October. The […]

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