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Lonmin wage deal 'will have inevitable impact on jobs'

Lonmin wage deal 'will have inevitable impact on jobs' | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
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Tolling unlikely before matter returns to court

Tolling unlikely before matter returns to court | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
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Unaccountable chiefs are a recipe for a new Marikana

Unaccountable chiefs are a recipe for a new Marikana | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
The Bakgatla baKgafela have been rebuffed at every turn in their attempt to legally tackle what they say is the abuse of power by a politically-connected chief, writes Aninka Claassens...
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The global output gap

The global output gap | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
THE image at right is a graphic taken from Bloomberg's markets page, which shows four indexes of commodity prices. There are obviously a lot of things influencing...
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A victory, and a test

A victory, and a test | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
YESTERDAY, Tyler Cowen has declared, was Scott Sumner day. That strikes me as a fair honour to bestow. For it does appear that the Federal Reserve's statement...
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SA: When all the mines are gone - The Burning Question | Moneyweb

SA: When all the mines are gone - The Burning Question | Moneyweb | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
south africa, mine, gold, platinum, lonmin, mineworkers,...
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Prospects Daily: ECB launches Monetary Outright Transactions program | A forward looking analysis of the global economy.

Prospects Daily: ECB launches Monetary Outright Transactions program | A forward looking analysis of the global economy. | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it

ECB President Draghi confirmed reports today that the ECB will buy government bonds with maturities of one to three years, including longer-dated debt that has a residual maturity of that length.

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A revolution in SA? What would be the point? - The Burning Question | Moneyweb

A revolution in SA? What would be the point? - The Burning Question | Moneyweb | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
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Jim Rogers on the coming fiscal 'catastrophe'

Jim Rogers on the coming fiscal 'catastrophe' | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
The chairman of Rogers Holdings has been outspoken about the consequences of the country's growing national debt.
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The End of South African Exceptionalism

The End of South African Exceptionalism | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
The Marikana mine killings may show that South Africa's problems are no longer specific to the apartheid legacy, but about more global issues of poverty and inequality.
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Economic week ahead: Money, money, money

Economic week ahead: Money, money, money | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
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Do the world's central banks plan to restart the printing presses? The question has preoccupied markets for months. This week may yield some clues.

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SA: An economic thermometer - The Burning Question | Moneyweb

SA: An economic thermometer - The Burning Question | Moneyweb | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
Labour unrest, Lonmin, Marikana, mining crisis, consumer price inflation, cpi, fuel price, food price, Consumer Confidence Index, employee earnings...
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How does the mining crisis look from outside? - The Burning Question | Moneyweb

How does the mining crisis look from outside? - The Burning Question | Moneyweb | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
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The Fed asserts its independence

The Fed asserts its independence | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
ON WEDNESDAY, I argued that the Federal Reserve would probably not announce anything aggressive on Thursday. This was based on my understanding of Mr Bernanke’s...
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The power of positive thinking

The power of positive thinking | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, the Federal Reserve reached a crossroads. It had lowered short-term interest rates to zero and promised to keep them there until 2013, and then...
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Hard Truths About Global Growth by Michael Spence - Project Syndicate

Hard Truths About Global Growth by Michael Spence - Project Syndicate | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
The world’s high-income countries are in economic trouble, mostly related to growth and employment, and now their distress is spilling over to developing economies.
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Not too little, possibly too late

Not too little, possibly too late | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
SINCE the euro crisis erupted, the European Central Bank has been torn between its legal and philosophical aversion to financing governments and its duty as lender...
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South Africa: Only a matter of time before the bomb explodes | Leader.co.za

South Africa: Only a matter of time before the bomb explodes | Leader.co.za | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
The ANC leaders are like a group of children playing with a hand grenade. One day one of them will figure out how to pull out the pin and everyone will be killed.
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Political focus as China growth slips - Columnists | IOL Business | IOL.co.za

Political focus as China growth slips - Columnists | IOL Business | IOL.co.za | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it

Policymakers around the world have long envied China’s ability to get big things done. Now, a once-in-a-decade leadership shift is getting in the way of the stimulus-happy policies to which investors became accustomed.

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A big hairball of risk

A big hairball of risk | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
PERHAPS the most disconcerting aspect of the world's current flight to safety is the lack of a single overriding threat to justify it. China is slowing, but...
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US fiscal cliff gets closer - Across the Atlantic | Moneyweb

US fiscal cliff gets closer - Across the Atlantic | Moneyweb | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
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Analysis: South Africa mine killings could hurt Zuma ahead of vote

Analysis: South Africa mine killings could hurt Zuma ahead of vote | The weekly free lunch | Scoop.it
MARIKANA, South Africa (Reuters) - South African's President Jacob Zuma rose to power as a man of the people but seemed a world away from the masses when he stood in a suit under a parasol to speak to destitute miners about the deadliest police...
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