Archive for the ‘NEWS’ Category

THE MEG – Official trailer.

A deep sea submarine is attacked by Megalodon, a giant 75-foot shark that was thought to be extinct for over millions of years. With the ship disabled at the bottom of the sea, a rescue diver and oceanographer must quickly work to rescue the crew. It...

(First, read the title carefully a few times) President Trump Signs a Presidential Memorandum Targeting China’s Economic Aggression

D. J. Trump: “As a candidate, I pledged that if elected I would use every lawful tool to combat unfair trade, protect American workers, and defend our national security. Today, we took another critical step to fulfill that commitment.” In what is probably the most...

FED Press Conference, first of Chairman Jerome Powell

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in January indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains have been strong in recent months, and...

Phantom Thread

Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps),...

First Powell’s testimony to Congress.

Monetary Policy and the Economy Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell appeared before the House Financial Services Committee to deliver the central bank’s semiannual monetary policy report. He said the economic outlook remains strong despite the recent market volatility and rising rates on U.S. government debt, thus continuing the policy...

City of London Lord Mayor Chinese New Year message (中文字幕)

City of London Lord Mayor Charles Bowman sends his best wishes to everyone in Britain, China and around the world celebrating Chinese New Year. 伦敦金融城市长鲍满诚祝大家新春快乐,狗年大吉!    

Byron Wien Ten Surprises for 2018

New York, January 2, 2018 – Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman in the Private Wealth Solutions group at Blackstone, today issued his list of Ten Surprises for 2018. This is the 33rd year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market...

Total tax contribution of UK financial services – tenth edition.

The tenth edition of our annual total tax report finds that the UK’s financial services sector contributed £72.1 billion in taxes in the year to March 2017. This year’s figure is the highest since the survey began in 2007. The full report can be downloaded...

ECB halves QE for 2018. ECB Press conference – 26 October 2017.

INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT (Mr. Draghi) Ladies and gentlemen, the Vice-President and I are very pleased to welcome you to our press conference. We will now report on the outcome of today’s meeting of the Governing Council, which was also attended by the Commission Vice-President, Mr Dombrovskis.  ...

Nobel Price Youtube’s channel interviews 2017 “Nobel” in Economics.

Richard H. Thaler describes some of the impacts of his work on behavioural economics in this telephone interview recorded immediately after the public announcement of the award of his Prize in Economic Sciences. He also explains the concept of the ‘nudge’, and looks forward to...