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Draghi Speech At Jackson Hole 2014: Unemployment In The Euro Area

Annual central bank symposium in Jackson Hole,

22 August 2014

No one in society remains untouched by a situation of high unemployment. For the unemployed themselves, it is often a tragedy which has lasting effects on their lifetime income. 4,474 more words


The end of the era of decisive central banks

Legend has it that when President Harry Truman grew tired of the indecisiveness of his economic advisers, he begged for a one-handed economist who wouldn’t analyze every policy proposal with “one the one hand . 644 more words


The markets clearly thought bad news was good news this week

Markets are not so much shrugging off bad news, as celebrating it.

With much of Europe mired in depression and disinflation that’s teetering on the edge of outright deflation… 256 more words

European #stocks shrug off mixed PMIs

Europe’s stock markets showed broad-based gains on Thursday as investors largely ignored a 67 more words


Het Langdurige Stagnatie verhaal klopt niet

Zoals LuKas Daalder in zijn column van deze week aangeeft is er al enige tijd aandacht voor Secular Stagnation of wat vrij vertaald Langdurige Stagnatie… 300 more words


EBA's stress tests specs are out!

The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today the final templates for the 2014 EU-wide stress test.

Click here for the template.

Click here for the 2014 Stress Test page of the EBA.