- The markets are rebounding somewhat, in part in anticipation of the expected asset purchases by the European Central Bank (ECB). Here we will look at global liquidity, what assets the ECB can purchase, and what this is likely to do for the economy. We conclude that adding liquidity is better than nothing but no substitute for structural reform.
Virtual currencies are used by an increasing number of persons within various communities. Most of them are limited to on-line games for instance, but one has a much wider reach and that is Bitcoin. With this paper we seek to inform those curious about this phenomenon.
In Guangxi in southern China, two conifer species native to the region are in danger of extinction. The project, supported by the IUCN and run by Fauna & Flora International, seeks to boost the natural regeneration of the two species in their natural habitat.