The Dollar’s Role as an International Currency

Some recent items: papers by Chinn, Frankel and Ito and Kamin and Sobel; talk by Mark Copelovitch on Tuesday. By Chinn, Frankel, and Ito (2024), updating Chinn and Frankel (2007, 2008), on the central bank reserve aspect: Figure 1: Central bank holdings of foreign exchange, by currency. 2023 value is for Q3. Source: Chinn, Frankel, … Read more

Toorak: Modernist home attracts international attention with $23m price hopes

A modernist-inspired Toorak house by noted architect Nic Bochsler is attracting international attention thanks to a bold and contemporary design described as “ahead of its time”. Abercrombys director Jock Langley said the 14 Linlithgow Rd home was built circa 2000 but features high ceilings, “exceptional light” flowing in through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows and doors … Read more

Christie’s International Real Estate Is All-In On Sports And Entertainment

The Dallas and Austin-based global network will allow athletes, entertainers and others to more seamlessly find homes across the world, with agents who specialize in meeting their unique needs. Mark your calendars for the ultimate real estate experiences with Inman’s upcoming events! Dive into the future at Connect Miami, immerse in luxury at Luxury Connect, … Read more

Aging and Long-Term Care: An International View

The world population is aging. In the next few decades, a much larger number of people are going to need long-term care. The United States, like most countries, doesn’t really have even a preliminary set of guidelines for how this might best happen. Here’s some background information from Health at a Glance 2023: OECD Indicators … Read more

Stonybrook Capital hires international CEO and group managing director

Stonybrook Capital hires international CEO and group managing director | Insurance Business America Insurance News Stonybrook Capital hires international CEO and group managing director Leader has more than two decades of global reinsurance and capital markets experience Insurance News By Terry Gangcuangco US-headquartered global investment banking and reinsurance broking firm Stonybrook Capital & Risk Management … Read more

APCX) Successfully Boards its First International Airport Onto its Newly Acquired FinZeo Platform for Payment Processing

CARLSBAD, Calif. – January 2, 2024 ( Newswire) AppTech Payments Corp. (NASDAQ: APCX) (“AppTech” or the “Company”), a pioneering Fintech company powering frictionless commerce between business-to-business and business-to-consumer, announces Reno International Airport as the first international airport to adopt its newly acquired FinZeo platform, which manages all financial transactions and payments within the airport’s facilities. … Read more

Taking on insurance with an international twist

Taking on insurance with an international twist | Insurance Business America Risk Management News Taking on insurance with an international twist She has changed the world of risk analysis Risk Management News By Emily Douglas Andrea Keenan (pictured) is originally from Philadelphia, but that was never really where she wanted to end up. She wanted … Read more

The Learning of US 15 Year-Olds in International Context: 2022 PISA Scores

The Program for International Student Assessment, commonly known as PISA, tests 15 year-olds (that is, mostly 10th-graders in the US) on reading, mathematics, and science literacy. It is done about every three years, and coordinated across 81 countries by the OECD. It’s high-level data for cross-country comparisons of what students know. The 2022 results are … Read more

EXp Luxury Makes Sweeping International Expansion Down Under

In addition to launching in Australia and New Zealand, the virtual brokerage also expanded its luxury program into South Africa and the United Kingdom. The verdict is in — the old way of doing business is over. Join us at Inman Connect New York Jan. 23-25, when together we’ll conquer today’s market challenges and prepare for tomorrow’s … Read more