How a small town reclaimed its grid and sparked a community revolution | Aditya Chakrabortty
March 9, 2018

When a German utilities contract expired, one man thought his neighbours could take over. Wolfhagen not only reclaimed its grid, it cut energy prices and inspired hundreds of other cities, writes Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Martin Rhl never imagined Continue reading

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash
March 3, 2018

Nouriel Roubini calls cryptocurrency the mother of all bubbles as it falls below $8,000

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash

Nouriel Roubini calls cryptocurrency the mother of all bubbles as it falls below $8,000 Continue reading

Deja vu? It’s looking like 1987 again for the US economy
February 25, 2018

Weak dollar, rising inflation, recession memories fading, new hand at the Fed and meltdown?

Deja vu? It’s looking like 1987 again for the US economy

Weak dollar, rising inflation, recession memories fading, new hand at Continue reading

Dow Jones suffers worst day in over six years as global stock markets plunge
February 7, 2018

The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 4.6% as investors fled amid fears of rising interest rates: This was volatility unleashed

Dow Jones suffers worst day in over six years as global stock markets plunge

The Dow Jones industrial Continue reading

2018 Feels Ripe for Big Unexpected Crisis, Eurasia Group Says
January 7, 2018

This year could see a geopolitical crisis on the scale of the financial crash a decade ago, Eurasia Group warned in its annual outlook.

Describing global political challenges as “daunting,” the New York-based political risk consultancy said that “if we had Continue reading