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About Alchemy
"The science of alchemy I like very well, and indeed, 'tis the philosophy of the ancients. I like it not only for the profits it brings in melting metals, in decocting, preparing, extracting and distilling herbs, roots; I like it also for the sake of the...
The Rose - Love, Healing, Symbolism and Alchemy
When someone gives you red roses you know what it means: Love. Some say it means love and respect, but most of the times it means love and desire. The rose, this wondrous Lady of Flowers, is attributed to femininity. The red rose belongs with Aphrodite, the...

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The End of Alchemy, by Mervyn King, review: banks are 'the Achilles heel of
“For many centuries, money and banking were financial alchemy, seen as a source of strength, when in fact they were the weak link of a capitalist economy,” writes Mervyn King in his new book. As Governor of the Bank of England for a decade from 2003, ...
Uncertainty principles: 'The End of Alchemy', by Mervyn King
More specifically, he examines the alchemy that runs through the financial system, whereby governments pretend that paper money can be turned into gold on demand and banks pretend that the short-term deposits used to finance long-term investments can ...
Mervyn King: Alchemy should be squeezed out of the world's banking system
For centuries, alchemy has been the basis of our system of money and banking. Governments pretended that paper money could be turned into gold even when there was more of the former than the latter. Banks pretended that short-term riskless deposits ...
Indie Distributor Alchemy Hit With 40 Layoffs
Troubled independent distributor Alchemy has pink-slipped about 40 employees — about 40% of its staff — on the heels of a disappointing performance by its slate of films.
The Clinton Campaign Tries a Little Alchemy
The phrase “hermetically sealed,” in fact, goes back more than four centuries, rooted in the esoteric philosophy of alchemy.

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