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USA Today
Investors blink as rally hits speed bumpeconomy still not firing on all cylinders. On the Japanese yuan and the euro ac
Investors blink as rally hits speed bump
USA Today / Posted 37 minutes ago
economy still not firing on all cylinders. On the Japanese yuan and the euro actually rising in value despite the fact both central banks are easing — not tightening — monetary policy (which is the exact opposite of what those central banks... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Buffett: Mattress beats bank if rates negativecharged for deposits is already a reality for some large institutional investor
Buffett: Mattress beats bank if rates negative
Bankrate.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
charged for deposits is already a reality for some large institutional investors in countries like Japan and Switzerland. Central banks in those countries now pay negative interest on bank reserves, the idea being that if they're paying to hold on... Read more
1h
AllAfrica.com
Capital Markets in Africa to Benefit From IFC Led Trainingpractitioners in developing economies. The inaugural cohort will include 20 st
Capital Markets in Africa to Benefit From IFC Led Training
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
practitioners in developing economies. The inaugural cohort will include 20 students from capital market authorities, central banks and ministries of finance in Kenya, Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Gambia, Malawi, Mozambique,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Finance Bill to reform how monetary policy moves closer to passageseeks to set up a monetary policy panel that will set interest rates through a
Finance Bill to reform how monetary policy moves closer to passage
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
seeks to set up a monetary policy panel that will set interest rates through a majority vote, a practice followed by major central banks globally. At present, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor is the sole authority to decide monetary... Read more
1h
Zero Hedge
A Big Bank Suggests WEALTH Taxationgeneral, systemic “tax” inflicted upon everyone (except the Ultra Wealthy). It’
A Big Bank Suggests WEALTH Taxation
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
general, systemic “tax” inflicted upon everyone (except the Ultra Wealthy). It’s called inflation. Every time that corrupt central banks print up a new unit of their fiat currency funny-money, they create inflation. That is the (correct) definition... Read more
1h
Market Watch
Australia names next central bank governorat the Basel-based Bank for International Settlements, where he authored resear
Australia names next central bank governor
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
at the Basel-based Bank for International Settlements, where he authored research on the financial-stability role of central banks in low-inflation environments. The government also named competition expert and academic Ian Harper as a... Read more
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Reuters
Bangladesh Bank officials say to meet NY Fed, SWIFT; seek to recover stolen moneythe recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for In
Bangladesh Bank officials say to meet NY Fed, SWIFT; seek to recover stolen money
Reuters / Posted 2 hours ago
the recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for International Settlements, a group of major central banks. Central bankers from several countries will meet there next week, according to the bank. The stolen $81... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Analysis: A look back on Glenn Stevens' time at RBAthe minutes of the monetary policy meeting two weeks after the decision, bringi
Analysis: A look back on Glenn Stevens' time at RBA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
the minutes of the monetary policy meeting two weeks after the decision, bringing the RBA into line with other major central banks like the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England. The RBA also released its rates policy statement at... Read more
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WA Today
Phil Lowe: The right person to lead the RBAprobably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate
Phil Lowe: The right person to lead the RBA
WA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
probably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate response of the world's key central banks to the global financial crisis, including here. Stevens wasn't an MIT old boy. But during the crisis and the... Read more
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2h
The Irish Times
ECB to stop issuing €500 note but keep its legal statusbanknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain it
ECB to stop issuing €500 note but keep its legal status
The Irish Times / Posted 2 hours ago
banknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain its value and can be exchanged at the national central banks of the Eurosystem for an unlimited period of time.” The number of €500 notes printed in Ireland has been... Read more
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Western Advocate
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governordivision at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he aut
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governor
Western Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
division at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he authored important research on the role of central banks in low-inflation environments. Mr Stevens described the appointment as "superb". "There could be no one better... Read more
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The North West Star
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governordivision at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he aut
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governor
The North West Star / Posted 3 hours ago
division at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he authored important research on the role of central banks in low-inflation environments. Mr Stevens described the appointment as "superb". "There could be no one better... Read more
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3h
Brisbane Times
Phil Lowe: The right person to lead the RBAprobably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate
Phil Lowe: The right person to lead the RBA
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 hours ago
probably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate response of the world's key central banks to the global financial crisis, including here. Stevens wasn't an MIT old boy. But during the crisis and the... Read more
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3h
Daily Liberal
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governordivision at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he aut
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governor
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
division at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he authored important research on the role of central banks in low-inflation environments. Mr Stevens described the appointment as "superb". "There could be no one better... Read more
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3h
The Border Mail
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governordivision at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he aut
Philip Lowe to replace Glenn Stevens as Reserve Bank governor
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
division at the Bank for International Settlements in Switzerland, where he authored important research on the role of central banks in low-inflation environments. Mr Stevens described the appointment as "superb". "There could be no one better... Read more
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3h
Channel NewsAsia
Australian central bank veteran Philip Lowe named as new governortime. He'll be in an environment where interest rates have never been lower bef
Australian central bank veteran Philip Lowe named as new governor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
time. He'll be in an environment where interest rates have never been lower before. And there is still that pressure on central banks to do more even though there are limitations to what they can do," Chan said. Lowe's seven-year term as... Read more
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The Age
Phil Lowe: the right person to lead the RBAprobably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate
Phil Lowe: the right person to lead the RBA
The Age / Posted 3 hours ago
probably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate response of the world's key central banks to the global financial crisis, including here. Stevens wasn't an MIT old boy. He studied at the University of... Read more
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3h
Sydney Morning Herald
Phil Lowe: the right person to lead the RBAprobably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate
Phil Lowe: the right person to lead the RBA
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
probably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate response of the world's key central banks to the global financial crisis, including here. Stevens wasn't an MIT old boy. He studied at the University of... Read more
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3h
Canberra Times
Phil Lowe: the right person to lead the RBAprobably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate
Phil Lowe: the right person to lead the RBA
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
probably not a stretch to say that the MIT influence is visible in the low-rate response of the world's key central banks to the global financial crisis, including here. Stevens wasn't an MIT old boy. He studied at the University of... Read more
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4h
AllAfrica.com
Emefiele, African Central Bank Governors Meet On Financial Stabilitythough, the group will also be focusing on finding country-specific solutions t
Emefiele, African Central Bank Governors Meet On Financial Stability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
though, the group will also be focusing on finding country-specific solutions that best suit individual AFRICAN countries. In attendance are the Governor's of the Central Banks of GHANA, Lesotho, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and m... Read more
4h
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
500-euro 'Bin Laden' note on the way out; aids terror, EU saysremove the purple 500-euro notes from circulation. The decision simply means t
500-euro 'Bin Laden' note on the way out; aids terror, EU says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
remove the purple 500-euro notes from circulation. The decision simply means that, beginning at the end of 2018, central banks in the 19 countries of the eurozone will no longer replace 500-euro bills that are returned for sorting or... Read more
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4h
Rappler
Merkel, Abe differ on how to fix world economyeconomy," she said. She said Berlin supported a 3-way strategy of structural r
Merkel, Abe differ on how to fix world economy
Rappler / Posted 4 hours ago
economy," she said. She said Berlin supported a 3-way strategy of structural reforms, the monetary policy of independent central banks, and fiscal policy, including ongoing investment in digital infrastructure. "We are seeking to combine solid... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Government announces Philip Lowe as RBA's next governorBank for International Settlements (2000 – 2002), where he authored important r
Government announces Philip Lowe as RBA's next governor
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
Bank for International Settlements (2000 – 2002), where he authored important research on the financial stability role of central banks in low-inflation environments." Mr Morrison said Dr Lowe was well regarded in the central banking community,... Read more
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Times of Malta
ECB to stop issuing €500 note but keep it legal tenderbanknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain it
ECB to stop issuing €500 note but keep it legal tender
Times of Malta / Posted 5 hours ago
banknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain its value and can be exchanged at the national central banks of the Eurosystem for an unlimited period of time." The ECB has been looking to get rid of the €500 note,... Read more
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10h
Brisbane Times
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank notemodern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply mea
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank note
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 hours ago
modern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply means that, beginning at the end of 2018, central banks in the 19 countries of the eurozone will no longer replace €500 bills that are returned for sorting or other... Read more
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10h
WA Today
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank notemodern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply mea
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank note
WA Today / Posted 10 hours ago
modern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply means that, beginning at the end of 2018, central banks in the 19 countries of the eurozone will no longer replace €500 bills that are returned for sorting or other... Read more
4 related stories
10h
The Age
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank notemodern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply mea
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank note
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
modern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply means that, beginning at the end of 2018, central banks in the 19 countries of the eurozone will no longer replace €500 bills that are returned for sorting or other... Read more
4 related stories
10h
Sydney Morning Herald
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank notemodern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply mea
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank note
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
modern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply means that, beginning at the end of 2018, central banks in the 19 countries of the eurozone will no longer replace €500 bills that are returned for sorting or other... Read more
4 related stories
10h
Canberra Times
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helic
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helicopter money, or money printing. by the central banks. Investors should therefore expect more quantitative easing, he says, despite the Federal Reserve embarking on... Read more
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10h
Canberra Times
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank notemodern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply mea
Europe to scrap €500 'bin Laden' bank note
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
modern building on one side and a bridge on the other. The decision simply means that, beginning at the end of 2018, central banks in the 19 countries of the eurozone will no longer replace €500 bills that are returned for sorting or other... Read more
4 related stories
10h
Canberra Times
Bring on helicopter drops of money for Europe and Japan, says Capital EconomicsHelicopter money - also known as printing money - could be the next monetary to
Bring on helicopter drops of money for Europe and Japan, says Capital Economics
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Helicopter money - also known as printing money - could be the next monetary tool that European and Japanese central banks turn to as the threat of deflation looms, according to a note from Capital Economics. "Although helicopter money is not yet... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helic
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 hours ago
even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helicopter money, or money printing. by the central banks. Investors should therefore expect more quantitative easing, he says, despite the Federal Reserve embarking on... Read more
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11h
TheStreet.com
Bill Gross predicts guaranteed income for everyone -- once robots steal your jobpositions will be increasingly at risk, too, in fields from medicine to investm
Bill Gross predicts guaranteed income for everyone -- once robots steal your job
TheStreet.com / Posted 11 hours ago
positions will be increasingly at risk, too, in fields from medicine to investment management. How should central banks and governments respond? Retraining and education, two items that perennially top the wish lists of political... Read more
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The Age
Bring on helicopter drops of money for Europe and Japan, says Capital EconomicsHelicopter money - also known as printing money - could be the next monetary to
Bring on helicopter drops of money for Europe and Japan, says Capital Economics
The Age / Posted 11 hours ago
Helicopter money - also known as printing money - could be the next monetary tool that European and Japanese central banks turn to as the threat of deflation looms, according to a note from Capital Economics. "Although helicopter money is not yet... Read more
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The Age
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helic
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'
The Age / Posted 11 hours ago
even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helicopter money, or money printing. by the central banks. Investors should therefore expect more quantitative easing, he says, despite the Federal Reserve embarking on... Read more
4 related stories
11h
Sydney Morning Herald
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helic
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helicopter money, or money printing. by the central banks. Investors should therefore expect more quantitative easing, he says, despite the Federal Reserve embarking on... Read more
4 related stories
11h
Sydney Morning Herald
Bring on helicopter drops of money for Europe and Japan, says Capital EconomicsHelicopter money - also known as printing money - could be the next monetary to
Bring on helicopter drops of money for Europe and Japan, says Capital Economics
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
Helicopter money - also known as printing money - could be the next monetary tool that European and Japanese central banks turn to as the threat of deflation looms, according to a note from Capital Economics. "Although helicopter money is not yet... Read more
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11h
The New Zealand Herald
How to get an interest-free mortgageis minus 1.25 per cent for wealthy savers. Steve Hart's property podcast: Neg
How to get an interest-free mortgage
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
is minus 1.25 per cent for wealthy savers. Steve Hart's property podcast: Negative interest rates have been adopted by central banks in Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and the European Central Bank. The theory was that by imposing a... Read more
11h
WA Today
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helic
'They will choose to fly, instead of die'
WA Today / Posted 11 hours ago
even has the answer to how to fund this trillion dollar exercise: Through helicopter money, or money printing. by the central banks. Investors should therefore expect more quantitative easing, he says, despite the Federal Reserve embarking on... Read more
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11h
Channel NewsAsia
Bangladesh Bank officials say to meet NY Fed, SWIFT; seek to recover stolen moneythe recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for In
Bangladesh Bank officials say to meet NY Fed, SWIFT; seek to recover stolen money
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
the recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for International Settlements, a group of major central banks. Central bankers from several countries will meet there next week, according to the bank. The stolen US$81... Read more
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Herald Sun
NY Fed, SWIFT meet Bangladesh chiefthe recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for In
NY Fed, SWIFT meet Bangladesh chief
Herald Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
the recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for International Settlements, a group of major central banks. The stolen $US81 million was sent to a bank in the Philippines and quickly passed on to casinos and casino... Read more
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12h
The Courier Mail
NY Fed, SWIFT meet Bangladesh chiefthe recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for In
NY Fed, SWIFT meet Bangladesh chief
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
the recovery of the stolen funds. Basel is the headquarters of the Bank for International Settlements, a group of major central banks. The stolen $US81 million was sent to a bank in the Philippines and quickly passed on to casinos and casino... Read more
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12h
TheBull
ECB scraps 500-euro noteof 2018 although those currently in circulation will remain legal tender. Exis
ECB scraps 500-euro note
TheBull / Posted 12 hours ago
of 2018 although those currently in circulation will remain legal tender. Existing bills can also be exchanged at national central banks of eurozone nations for an unlimited period of time, added the ECB, announcing its decision to scrap the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
They're Bringing Back Feudalism... And Nobody Seems To NoticeBring back indentured servitude. The top of the pyramid are not the central ba
They're Bringing Back Feudalism... And Nobody Seems To Notice
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 hours ago
Bring back indentured servitude. The top of the pyramid are not the central banks, they are just pawns of the Oligarchs. The top of the pyramid are the Globalist Oligarch "royal" families like the Rothschilds, Rokefellers etc. Those families are the... Read more
13h
TheBull
Merkel, Abe differ on how to fix world economyshe said. She said Berlin supported a three-way strategy of structural reforms
Merkel, Abe differ on how to fix world economy
TheBull / Posted 13 hours ago
she said. She said Berlin supported a three-way strategy of structural reforms, the monetary policy of independent central banks, and fiscal policy, including ongoing investment in digital infrastructure "We are seeking to combine solid... Read more
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Weekly Times
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro notebanknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain it
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro note
Weekly Times / Posted 14 hours ago
banknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain its value and can be exchanged at the national central banks of the Eurosystem for an unlimited period of time." The ECB has been looking to get rid of the 500 euro note,... Read more
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14h
Herald Sun
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro notebanknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain it
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro note
Herald Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
banknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain its value and can be exchanged at the national central banks of the Eurosystem for an unlimited period of time." The ECB has been looking to get rid of the 500 euro note,... Read more
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14h
Perth Now
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro notebanknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain it
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro note
Perth Now / Posted 14 hours ago
banknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain its value and can be exchanged at the national central banks of the Eurosystem for an unlimited period of time." The ECB has been looking to get rid of the 500 euro note,... Read more
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14h
Adelaide Now
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro notebanknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain it
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro note
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 hours ago
banknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain its value and can be exchanged at the national central banks of the Eurosystem for an unlimited period of time." The ECB has been looking to get rid of the 500 euro note,... Read more
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14h
The Courier Mail
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro notebanknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain it
ECB to stop issuing 500 euro note
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
banknote, like the other denominations of euro banknotes, will always retain its value and can be exchanged at the national central banks of the Eurosystem for an unlimited period of time." The ECB has been looking to get rid of the 500 euro note,... Read more
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