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How does/doesn't quantitative easing work?

In my previous article I discussed the effectiveness of forward guidance as an unconventional monetary policy instrument..  Forward guidance is not the only unconventional policy that central banks have resorted to after the global financial crisis of 2008-2009.. 1,365 more words

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Berlin is Inspiring the Next Revolution!

We Are Change.org

In this video Luke Rudkowski delivers a speech to over 5,000 Germans that come out every Monday to rally. The main focus of this new, growing and expanding movement in Germany is to end the Fed, highlight main stream media propaganda and put an end to foreign wars of aggression.

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Austerity v. Keynesianism — A Disputation from the Middle Ages?

“ central banks have begun to resemble medieval philosophical faculties, with discussions addressing the issues underlying policy decisions, rather than just the policies themselves. In the ECB, for example, a debate is underway to determine under which conditions deriving from fiscal orthodoxy might be stabilizing in the long term. 74 more words

Dinner dumplings, 22/10/2014 - A Tale of Two Easings

Two trading days and a whole lot of different results…

First we have GDP news fading style out of China, whipping Asian markets around like wet towels, but then I barely have time to see that post on S3 before it’s all nullified by rumours, later confirmed, that the ECB is going in to buy corporate bonds as the next step of quantitative easing. 579 more words

Market Reflections

The Decline of Capitalism* 1

The crisis that erupted in 2008 was the latest in a sequence emerging from the failure of post Second World War prosperity in the 1970s. Each succeeding crisis has proved more serious than those preceding it. 561 more words

Gold: Its History And Recent Trends

By Utkarsh Agrawal
Index Analyst
S&P BSE Indices

During festivals such as Diwali, the demand for gold in India increases because it is considered auspicious. Traditionally, people invested in physical gold bars, coins and jewelry.   463 more words


The end of forward guidance ?

Forward guidance is an unconventional monetary policy instrument that I find very interesting… It may either enhance or ruin a Central Bank’s credibility, depending on how it is used.. 1,759 more words

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