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Unemployed men line up outside a soup kitchen in Depression-era Chicago in 1931. Poverty in the First World, particularly in countries such as the US, seems to have replaced inequality as the talking point across the globe. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The economics of despair

8 min read . 08 May 2017
The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index jumped 15% last week, the biggest such gain this year, as it became apparent that the healthcare bill was not going to survive a vote in the House. Photo: Bloomberg

Alarm bells ringing on Trump trades

1 min read . 28 Mar 2017