Ethereum will match Visa in scale in a ‘couple of years’ says founder

 The mind behind Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, is matter-of-fact about the crypto. In short, he believes what interviewer Naval Ravikant called “brain virus” is the true future of security and economics and, with the right incentives, Ethereum can replace things like credit card networks and even gaming servers. Buterin separates the world into two kinds of people. “There’s… Read More

Fall in migration after Brexit could push up inflation, says Carney

Bank of England governor says labour shortages could also raise wages in short term, but Brexit would have only modest impact on prices

A sharp fall in migrant workers coming to Britain as a consequence of Brexit could push up wages and cause a spike in inflation in the short term, according to the governor of the Bank of England.

Mark Carney was setting out his view on inflation days after the Bank’s rate-setting panel indicated it could raise interest rates for the first time in a decade.

Related: UK interest rates stay at 0.25% but Bank of England hints rise is looming

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An Infrastructure Deal Should be Easy

Trump Needs a Win? Infrastructure Should Be a ‘Gimme’ There’s an easy, important, bipartisan deal just waiting to be made. Bloomberg, September 18, 2017       How was your summer? Quite likely better than President Donald Trump’s cruel, cruel summer. He spectacularly failed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare as promised. That much-hyped border wall gets no love…

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