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‘It’s very hard to wrap your arms around’ a world of negative yields

The bond market has entered a financial twilight zone, and at this point, there doesn’t seem to be a smooth way out. For the last several weeks, investors have been watching a swift move lower in global bond yields — with the amount of negative yielding debt increasing to the …

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Climate change to slow global economic growth, new study finds

Climate change will exact a toll on global economic output as higher temperatures hamstring industries from farming to manufacturing, according to a new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Record-breaking heat across the globe made headlines throughout July, and now researchers say a persistent increase in average …

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Colleges are slashing their tuition. Here’s why you won’t notice

Wells College, Aurora NY. Google Earth When Jonathan Gibralter became president of Wells College in 2015, enrollment at the school was at a nadir. To understand why, faculty there compared the college’s price tag with other schools in the area. “What we found is that our tuition was $10,000 out …

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