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Pimco Says Let Investors Trade Treasuries With Each Other

Pimco Says Let Investors Trade Treasuries With Each Other (Bloomberg) — Pacific Investment Management Co. is advocating a radical solution to fix the liquidity woes plaguing the world of bonds:

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Frustrated Investors Left Empty-Handed in IndiGo Block Trade

Frustrated Investors Left Empty-Handed in IndiGo Block Trade (Bloomberg) — Investors who attempted to participate in last week’s 20.5 billion-rupee ($258 million) share sale in India’s largest airline IndiGo were

How Do Tariffs Protect Domestic Industries
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How Do Tariffs Protect Domestic Industries?

Tariffs are import tariffs. They essentially increase the cost of those imports, giving domestic firms a competitive advantage in the same markets. Tariffs are typically imposed by governments to aid

A Brief History of International Trade Agreements
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A Brief History of International Trade Agreements

The modern world has been more and more economically connected ever since Adam Smith praised the merits of the division of labor and David Ricardo outlined the comparative advantage of

The Degree of Volatility of Various Commodities
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The Degree of Volatility of Various Commodities

The primary factor driving changes in commodity prices is supply and demand dynamics. A crop’s price often decreases after a large harvest, but during droughts, prices may increase due to

How Do Commodities Work What You Need to Know
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How Do Commodities Work? What You Need to Know

The typical image of a futures exchange trading floor is one of complete pandemonium, complete with shouting bouts, frenetic hand signals, and anxious dealers scrambling to get their orders filled.

Who Sets the Price of Commodities
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Who Sets the Price of Commodities?

How Do Commodities Work? Do you ever consider what ingredients are used to make the daily cup of coffee? What about the petrol you use each week to fill your

What Is the World Trade Organization
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What Is the World Trade Organization?

Former President Donald Trump threatened to leave the World Trade Organization in August 2018 and referred to it as a “disaster” as part of his broader efforts to renegotiate the

What Are Tariffs and How Would They Affect You
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What Are Tariffs and How Would They Affect You?

Tariff Basics A tariff is a type of tax that a country puts on an imported good at the border. Governments have used tariffs in the past to try and

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