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Out of the public eye, a debate rages over Ukraine's post-war economy

Out of the public eye, a debate rages over Ukraine’s post-war economy

With Russian missiles pounding apartment buildings, power plants, schools and roads, a scintillating vision of a rebuilt post-war Ukraine seems impossibly distant. But an urgent battle of ideas has already begun over how to handle what would be the largest reconstruction project in Europe since the end of the Second World War. The sparring engaged …

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The Fed's housing market 'reset' officially triggered the second biggest post-war house price correction

The Fed’s housing market ‘reset’ officially triggered the second biggest post-war house price correction

In June, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told reporters that the overheated US housing market – which has seen US home prices rise more than 40% in just over two years – had need a “reset”. And higher mortgage rates, he said, would slowly bring “equilibrium” back to the market. “We saw [home] prices have risen …

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