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The battle for your savings is JUST beginning (POLITICO)

By Bjarke Smith-Meyer – May 5, 2023 There’s a turf war going on for your savings. At stake are over $16 trillion worth of deposit balances in the European Union alone, vital to banks’ capacity to keep credit flowing to small businesses and individuals. This is especially the case in Europe which relies far more […]

In the Blind Spot (Grey economy — Influencers — Drug wars)

Happy coronation weekend to all my royalist readers, but also commiserations to the republicans. It’s been an extraordinarily busy week for me, but things will get into more of a normal flow as soon as the new Charles era begins proper. This edition of the Blind Spot Wrap was mostly compiled by Dario Garcia Giner, […]