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Singapore releases third-quarter GDP data, monetary policy statement

Gantry cranes stand at the Port of Singapore in Singapore, on Friday, July 12, 2019. Ore Huiying | Bloomberg | Getty Images Singapore’s economy — often seen as a bellwether for global growth — avoided a technical recession after growing by 0.6% in the third quarter, compared to the previous …

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Investors flock to money markets at highest rate since the crisis

Investors are flocking to the relative safety of money market funds at the highest level since the financial crisis-era collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. The industry has pulled in $322 billion over the past six months, the fastest pace since the second half of 2008, bringing assets to nearly …

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Tinker, Tailor, Writer, Spy – The New York Times

When John le Carré was running agents for the British secret intelligence service MI6 in the early 1960s, there were certain qualities he looked for in a candidate. Gregariousness, cocktail party charm, the ability to hold one’s drink — all of that mattered, of course. But above all, what le …

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