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Stop, Thief!

March 21, 2019 // Izvestia - Russia - Russian

It turns out that if a thief is relatively loudly and confidently shouting, “Stop! Thief!” then they will actually drive suspicion away from themselves.

Trump Against the Fed

September 5, 2016 // Izvestia - Russia - Russian

<i>Economic analyst Vasily Koltashov on whether the Republican candidate can solve America's debt problem if elected.</i> The Federal Reserve System, also known as the Fed, is widely believed to be the backbone of the American economy. It prints dollars and provides credit to banks. In the past few years, the banks [Read more]

“At Current State of the US Economy the Question of Returning the Borrowed Funds Is Particularly Acute”

October 27, 2014 // Kommersant - Russia - Russian

The experts of the rating agency Moody’s has calculated that the debt of the American companies will grow by $1 trillion 360 billion by the end of 2014. This number is just a little bit less than the record index of the last year. Among the reasons of the increase in a corporate debt – the soft monetary policy of the FRS and also the expected deterioration in the conditions of the attraction funds through the debt securities, told the experts.

Financial U-Turn

September 27, 2014 // Gazeta - Russia - Russian

In August, the U.S. Treasury published its regular report on financial flows between the country and the rest of the world. As with any statistical report, it looked boring enough and practically half-full of numbers. However, under closer inspection, it enables us to see an important tendency that cannot help but [Read more]