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a beneficial cycle of events or incidents, each having a positive effect on the next.
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inflates until all potential members are joined.
Cap and dividend has another advantage: it creates a
, in which how people fare depends on what they do.
Talk is of a
in which growth feeds expertise, which feeds investment.
Between them, these two things have created a
in which rising exports are balanced by a growing domestic market.
Layering on more austerity would pummel an economy still struggling to achieve a
of jobs, income and spending.
The new strategy seeks to replace this with a
, buying more specialised spacecraft on a reliable schedule.
In some ways, money funds created a
These companies are in a
: as they get bigger they attract better management who bring with them fresh ideas.
Since fees are linked to both, buoyant markets create a
does not operate unchecked.
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