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Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller calls bitcoin ‘a fad’

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Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 11:40 The enthusiasm people are showing toward bitcoin is strange, according to American economist Robert Shiller who has called the cryptocurrency a fad comparing it to the bimetallism phenomena. “I’ll take bitcoin, too, because I know I can sell it and get out of it. There seems to be some Read More

New Nobel Prize economist Thaler stumped by record markets

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BOSTON (Reuters) – University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler may have won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on behavioral economics, but the behavior of investors has him stumped. Thaler said on Tuesday he is puzzled by the steady rise of global stock markets in recent years, even as many countries are Read More

Prominent Chinese economist warns country's debt becoming problem

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Published time: 18 Aug, 2017 14:43 Edited time: 18 Aug, 2017 14:48 China’s growing debt is affecting the country and the global economy, according to Charlene Chu, an influential China analyst. “Everyone knows there’s a credit problem in China, but I find that people often forget about the scale. It’s important in global terms,” Chu Read More