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An economist explains the fundamental flaw at the heart of Switzerland's revolutionary referendum on banking

An economist explains the fundamental flaw at the heart of Switzerland's revolutionary referendum on banking

6 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Martin Brown, a professor of banking at the University of St. Gallen, and former economist at the Swiss National Bank, explains the fatal flaw in the logic of Switzerland's...
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Here's how the Swiss plan to change the face of the global financial system would actually work

7 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Harold Cunningham/Getty Images An upcoming referendum in Switzerland could fundamentally change the country's monetary system. The vote will be on the introduction of the...
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Switzerland is about to vote on whether to send its financial system back to the dark ages in a referendum to ban banks from creating money

Switzerland is about to vote on whether to send its financial system back to the dark ages in a referendum to ban banks from creating money

7 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam A referendum in Switzerland could fundamentally change the country's monetary system. The vote will be on the introduction of the sovereign money...
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The Swiss National Bank's stock looks like a pump-and-dump scheme

The Swiss National Bank's stock looks like a pump-and-dump scheme

One year ago   |   Business Insider

Thomson Reuters The publicly traded shares of Swiss National Bank rose 5.7% on Thursday and closed at a new high of 4,449 Swiss francs. They have skyrocket 133% since July 19...
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The Swiss National Bank is acting a lot like a cryptocurrency

The Swiss National Bank is acting a lot like a cryptocurrency

One year ago   |   Business Insider

Thomson Reuters The central bank of Switzerland has become a huge hedge fund since it decided in January 2015 to print Swiss francs - for which there is huge global demand...
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The Swiss National Bank owns an enormous amount of US stocks - but there's a catch

One year ago   |   Business Insider

Harold Cunningham/Getty Images Switzerland is a small country of just 8 million people, but they make an outsized impact on economics and finance and money. Because Switzerland...
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