That’s what the world is, after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories.
— Haruki Murakami
  • The eternal zero

    FOR FINANCIAL markets the 2010s were a time when it was hard to tell good news from bad. Even as the world laboured to shake off the financial crisis, the prices of stocks and bonds—not to mention houses—kept climbing. But good news, such as wage growth picking up, could cause ...