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  1. How the Bank of Japan Now Owns 90% of the Top ...

    Discover how the Bank of Japan ended up as a top 10 shareholder in 200 of the 225 ...
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    Learn about three U.S. equity market trends that are impacting stock prices. How ...
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    Morgan Stanley has raised the likelihood of a global recession to 30% from 20%. Here's ...
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    Find out how uncertainty, interest rates and inflation expectations drove gold prices ...
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    The initial market reaction to the ECB​'s move to cut interest rates and extend its ...
  1. Who decides to print money in Russia?

    Read about the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, its organizational structure and the role it plays in setting the ...
  2. How is the Federal Reserve audited?

    Learn how the Federal Reserve gets audited. Due to gridlock, the Federal Reserve has been forced to take on the role of stimulating ...
  3. Who decides when to print money in the US?

    Learn who decides to print money in the United States. Many people relate credit creation, which is the Fed's job, with printing ...
  4. How can the federal reserve increase aggregate demand?

    Learn about the Federal Reserve's role in increasing aggregate demand. Fiscal policy tends to be more effective in increasing ...
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