The danger of politicizing an “independent” central bank

[ad_1] A year ago, Andy Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England lecture The Association of Economists at University College London extols the virtues of independent central banks. But his words sounded more resonant than ever. “The government has a natural tendency, especially during elections, especially during elections,” he explained. The “inflation bias” that […]

Supply chains: companies shift from ‘just in time’ to ‘just in case’

[ad_1] Heineken sells 300 brands to customers in 190 countries. But part of the brewer’s strategy has been to produce regional brands locally and then export them to bigger markets. When it bought majority control of Red Stripe in 2015, it repatriated production to Jamaica. Similarly, the Dos Equis brand was brewed exclusively in Mexico, […]

The case for a universal basic income

[ad_1] You can enable subtitles (captions) in the video player If the pandemic proved one thing, it’s that our economy is broken. The people who do the jobs we most depend on had already suffered wage stagnation and were now most exposed to Covid on the front lines and to financial hardship in the lockdowns. […]

The Blockfi executive stated that encrypted FOMO will become a huge investment driver, and it is expected that supervision will be clearer in 2022

[ad_1] An executive of Blockfi stated that “this year is an important year for mainstream consumer demand for cryptocurrency.” Noting that the fear of miss-and-miss (FOMO) will be a huge driving force for investors, the executive predicts that there will be regulations next year. Clearly. Cryptocurrency FOMO will drive investment in 2022 Flori Marquez, co-founder […]

BIS Exec calls Defi a “wake-up call” for regulators, and it is expected that global cryptocurrency policies will be introduced in 2022 – Supervising Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Benoît Cœuré, an executive at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), stated that cryptocurrencies are “growing very fast” and “are becoming mainstream in a different way.” He emphasized that decentralized finance (defi) is a “wake-up call” to financial regulators. He said that countries “are likely to agree on a global framework for cryptocurrency next […]

FirstFT: Major Democrats reject Biden’s spending bill

[ad_1] Good morning.This article is our live version First FT communication.Register our Asia, Europe/Africa or America A version sent directly to your inbox every working day morning U.S. President Joe Biden Suffer When Joe Manchin, a key Democratic Senator from West Virginia, explicitly rejected the plan, he worked hard to pass the $1.75 trillion social […]

Omicron may put two leading drugs against COVID-19 aside

[ad_1] As nervous American hospitals prepare to respond to a new wave of COVID-19 cases caused by the rapidly spreading omicron mutation, doctors warn of another challenge: The two standard drugs they use to fight infections are unlikely to work against the new strains. For more than a year, Regeneron and Eli Lilly’s antibody drugs […]

The latest COVID spike has not flooded New York City hospitals like before

[ad_1] The soaring number of COVID-19 cases, long lines of test lines, and event cancellations may seem familiar, but so far, New York City hospitals have not seen the surge that swept emergency rooms in the early stages of the pandemic. The state reported on Saturday that nearly 22,000 people tested positive for COVID-19 on […]

Mandatory penalties for OSHA vaccines start on January 10

[ad_1] The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration said on Saturday that it will not release citations related to its coronavirus vaccination mission before January 10 so that the company has time to adapt and implement these requirements. The federal agency separately stated that it will not cite companies for its testing requirements before February […]