Daily Editorial #52

Rising risks — on Fed rate hike The U.S. Federal Reserve continues to slowly pull away the punch bowl as the party gets going. This week the Fed raised its benchmark short-term interest rate by Read more…

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RC of the Day #16

Caffeine, the stimulant in coffee, has been called “the most widely used psychoactive substance on Earth.” Snyder, Daly and Bruns have recently proposed that caffeine affect behavior by countering the activity in the human brain Read more…

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Daily Editorial #51

SBI-led Bankchain to host blockchain-based exchange for bad debts The State Bank of India had announced its plans to deploy blockchain in FY19 in its “reconciliation, remittances and trade finance operations” immediately after the Budget for the Read more…

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RC of the Day #15

Most economists in the United States seem captivated by the spell of the free market. Consequently, nothing seems good or normal that does not accord with the requirements of the free market. A price that Read more…

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RC of the Day #14

Virtually everything astronomers known about objects outside the solar system is based on the detection of photons—quanta of electromagnetic radiation. Yet there is another form of radiation that permeates the universe: neutrinos. With (as its Read more…

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Daily Editorial #49

Liberal, really? A liberal critique of religious orthodoxy cannot offer bad stereotypes to bolster its argument. Had Ramachandra Guha made the general point that liberals shouldn’t let misguided notions of political chivalry come in the Read more…

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RC of the Day #13

Between the eighth and eleventh centuries A. D., the Byzantine Empire staged an almost unparalleled economic and cultural revival, a recovery that is all the more striking because it followed a long period of severe Read more…

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