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A 2018 survey by the International Monetary Fund, cited by the Wall Street Journal, found government bankers are experimenting with the technology as a way to lower costs and to blunt the rise of private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.Mastercard launches digital currency kit for central banks | Jeff | September 9, 2020 | Fortune
Washington’s inability to strike a deal on a new stimulus spending plan, market observers agree, has blunted the economic recovery.Jittery investors eye today’s big jobs report as markets rebound from an epic sell-off | Bernhard Warner | September 4, 2020 | Fortune
Ethically speaking, then, any respectful engagement with them calls for a recognition of that fact, not a blunt attempt at persuasion.
Galloway, known well for blunt and opinionated commentary on the tech industry, says he grew concerned that Robinhood had become “casino-like” and gamified, encouraging newer investors to trade when they had little knowledge of the markets.Public, a stock trading app, gets a seven-figure check from Scott Galloway | Lucinda Shen | August 25, 2020 | Fortune
They either blunt other economic activity or have too small of an overall impact to even measure.Why are local governments paying Amazon to destroy Main Street? | jakemeth | August 23, 2020 | Fortune
The pale, baby-faced, red-cheeked rapper is furiously puffing away at a hastily-made blunt crammed with low-grade weed.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’ | Marlow Stern | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
This was very blunt and surprising to hear from any official in charge of an aviation disaster.
The real reason Mister Ham was taking bids was, to be perfectly blunt, because he needed the money.
No matter how admirable or inspiring his message appears to be, it often hits you over the head like a blunt instrument.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion | Alex Suskind | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“It was like a curtain was beginning to be opened,” says Noor, who was surprised by the blunt request.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan | Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Presently his blunt ungainly head rose within ten feet of them.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
She shook her head—Gilbert was not at home, and her axe was so blunt that a body might ride to Rumford on it.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
Jess worked hard over the head, pushing the padding well into the blunt nose.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
Then she picked up a magazine and glanced through it, cutting the pages with a blunt edge of her knife.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
You can bet no trace will ever be found of that blunt instrument, and naturally he left no evidence coming or going.We're Friends, Now | Henry Hasse
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