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Why Do Banks Make So Much Money?

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Why Do Banks Make So Much Money?

Banks are the most heavily subsidised businesses in the world, specially protected by governments. While the money runs out for the rest of us, the largest private banks still thrive. This is because they get the biggest subsidy of them all – the licence to print money. Hard to believe? Martin Wolf, the Chief Economics Editor […]

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What is Mark To Market (MTM)?

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What is Mark To Market (MTM)?

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Mark To Market – MTM” MTM is the process of daily revaluation of a security to reflect its current market value instead of its acquisition price or book value. Also called marked to market or marking […]

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China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

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China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

China’s trillion dollar plan to dominate global trade

There’s a new highway in Pakistan. And a new rail terminal in Kazakhstan. A sea port in Sri Lanka recently opened. As well as this bridge in rural Laos. What’s interesting is that they’re all part of one country’s project that spans 3 continents and touches over 60% of the world’s population. If you connect […]

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Imports, Exports, and Exchange Rates: Crash Course Economics #15

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Imports, Exports, and Exchange Rates: Crash Course Economics #15

Imports, Exports, and Exchange Rates: Crash Course Economics #15

Hi I’m Adriene Hill and I’m Jacob Clifford and welcome to Crash Course Economics. Today we’re going to talk about international trade. So we all know our stuff is from everywhere. Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, China again, but what does it actually tell us about the global economy or the US economy? And who’s is benefitting […]

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Money vs Currency

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Money vs Currency

Money vs Currency

I don’t understand money. I don’t. That’s partly why I’m a comedian. This is a terrible financial decision. Like sometimes I do gigs and I try to work out how much money I’m making on the gig. I’m like “OK, it costs me about three dollars a kilometer to drive my car… …I drove twenty […]

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Currencies, Commodities & Geo-Politics: Alvexo™

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Currencies, Commodities & Geo-Politics: Alvexo™

Currencies, Commodities & Geo-Politics: Alvexo™

Although we at ALVEXO usually educate new traders, that it’s better to invest with The flow of the market, the more experience you gain, the more you’ll want to try and Predict future trends – simply because that’s where the big money is. One way to do this is by studying the relationship between economic […]

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What Mass Media Gets Wrong About Cryptocurrency: Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin (w/ Ash Benington)

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What Mass Media Gets Wrong About Cryptocurrency: Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin (w/ Ash Benington)

Ash Bennington: Over the last few years, the only thing more impressive than the skyrocketing surge in cryptocurrency prices is the media attention they’ve attracted. But what if in this tsunami of media coverage of digital currencies, we’re missing the big story? What if the real revolution isn’t the shortterm surge in the valuation of […]

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Can The Euro Be World Reserve Currency? (w/ Daniel Lacalle) | Interview | Real Vision™

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Can The Euro Be World Reserve Currency? (w/ Daniel Lacalle) | Interview | Real Vision™

Can The Euro Be World Reserve Currency? (w/ Daniel Lacalle) | Interview | Real Vision™

I think that to believe that the euro will continue to be a strong currency you need to believe first that the fiscal imbalances of the European Union are going to be sorted out. Politically, and knowing the history of Europe, not– before the European Union even, it is very difficult to believe. So that’s […]

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3 ETFs to Protect Against Brexit Currency Risk

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3 ETFs to Protect Against Brexit Currency Risk

3 ETFs to Protect Against Brexit Currency Risk

As a UK investor, when you buy – let’s say – an S&P 500 ETF, you are tracking the movements of the US large-cap equity market, but you are also left at the mercy of the USD/GBP exchange rate. This is not a trivial point. Since the Brexit vote in 2016 the pound has dropped […]

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Will the Chinese Yuan Replace the US Dollar as Reserve Currency? (w/ Mark Mobius)

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Will the Chinese Yuan Replace the US Dollar as Reserve Currency? (w/ Mark Mobius)

Will the Chinese Yuan Replace the US Dollar as Reserve Currency? (w/ Mark Mobius)

ROGER HIRST: Mark, a very, very warm welcome to Real Vision. MARK MOBIUS: Thank you. ROGER HIRST: I think this is your first time, but we’ve been hunting you for quite a while I think. You’ve had this amazing career, 40 years in emerging markets. 30 years at Franklin Templeton, Chief Executive of the Emerging […]

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