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And So it Goes...#567

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard of the Daily Telegraph sums up in one go what the Mindless Marionettes at the Westminster burlesque are congenitally incapable of doing.telling it like it is.   1,300 more words

UK Politics

The Currency Wars are now besieging Switzerland as it imposes negative interest-rates

The world is an incongruous place right now and a clear example of this has been given to us by the central planners over the past 24 hours. 1,248 more words

Quantitative Easing And Extraordinary Monetary Measures

The eurozone faces another recession

The eurozone’s economy continues to stumble from crisis to crisis. Despite reassuring statements from the European Central Bank and Jean-Claude Juncker’s plans to “kick-start” the EU’s failing economy, the eurozone could be in recession again by the end of January. 72 more words


Eurozone crisis threatens Britain's economy

The Bank of England has warned that the eurozone’s continuing economic crisis could threaten the UK’s economic growth and the stability of its financial institutions. 85 more words


European Central Bankers Reflect Trade Arrangements Made in the Thirteenth Century

On December 4, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank’s monthly meeting left financial markets feeling frustrated. Instead of announcing the beginning of a highly anticipated bond-buying program known as quantitative easing, the European Central Bank, or ECB, only slightly changed the vocabulary it used to describe its plans: “We expect” became “we intend.” 204 more words

Not Just Oil: Guess What Happened The Last Time Commodity Prices Crashed Like This?…

Michael Snyder
December 10, 2014

It isn’t just the price of oil that is collapsing.  The last time commodity prices were this low was during the immediate aftermath of the last financial crisis.  1,153 more words


European Central Bank case for more stimulus boosted on muted demand for long-term bank loans

The European Central Bank’s second round of long-term loans came in at the low end of analysts’ estimates Thursday, bolstering the case for the institution to start large-scale quantitative easing. 759 more words