Posted on April 1, 2018April 1, 2018 by The Crew at This Time it is DifferentAll posts from March 2018 Here is a listing of all posts from March 2018, All posts from February 2018 Spotify to go public with a direct exchange listing Will Rupert Murdoch buy Netflix with the sale proceeds of 21st Century Fox to Disney? Retail and restaurant apocalypse in the UK? The economics behind the 25% tariff on Steel imports and 10% tariff on Aluminium imports to the US The Governor of the Bank of England is right on cryptocurrencies This is how much train operators in the UK are subsidized High (or hyper) inflation or long term zero (or negative) interest rates – how might the world pay its debt? Interest Rates around the World As US Judge rules cryptocurrencies are commodities, should we now call cryptocurrencies virtual commodities? USD 1-year % change mapped Income tax rates around the world Here are some interesting things you may have missed in the equity, commodity, currency and bond markets Would you lend money to this company? Answers in the comments … This time it is different for cryptocurrencies Thank you What we have learnt in 75 days of this site – Part 1: Visitors and visitor interaction What makes the Swedish economy unique and should the world follow its economic model? Markets should ignore cyclical factors and focus at the structural factors instead As LIBOR moves upwards, Central Banks remain so predictable The biggest danger of social media is the way it has and continues to be used as a propaganda machine 7 countries hiked interest rates and 7 lowered interest rates in the past 2 weeks Inefficiency keeps unemployment low and here is why it now matters The ECB balance sheet is now over 4.5 trillion Euros, some 45% of Eurozone GDP On Equities – Do as they say, not as they do? On Bond Yields – some things from the FOMC minutes What we have learnt in 75 days of this site – Part 2: Advertising this website online UK households’ saving ratio falls to the lowest ever on record as mortgage and consumer credit outstanding hits the highest ever Alphabet (the parent company of Google) spent the most as a company on Lobbying. Facebook’s spend on lobbying increased 5500% since 2009. They spent most lobbying on changes to … data privacy.