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The Blanchard Danger

by Roger Koppl

Oliver Blanchard tells us “Where Danger Lurks”  in the macro-finance world.

The big theme is nonlinearity, which is a profoundly conservative move: DSGE modeling is just fine and we don’t need to rethink it at all. 334 more words

Financial Markets

Power to the investors?

Are investors flexing their muscles too late to discourage government from legislating on new investors powers?

By Michelle Perry | Published 16:42, 03 May 12… 607 more words


Developments: Ocean Holding Acquires Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank

Ocean Holding acquires Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank

Completing one of the largest bank acquisitions in Germany in years by total assets at approximately €12 billion, Lone Star has sold its controlling interest in Düsseldorfer Hypothkenbank to Ocean Holding, an Attestor fund. 74 more words


Nail In The Petrodollar Coffin: Gazprom Begins Accepting Payment For Oil In Ruble, Yuan

Zero Hedge reports:

‘Several months ago, when Russia announced the much anticipated “Holy Grail” energy deal with China, some were disappointed that despite this symbolic agreement meant to break the petrodollar’s stranglehold on the rest of the world, neither Russia nor China announced payment terms to be in anything but dollars. 225 more words


Russia and economic warfare: RIP the free market new world order

Larry Elliott writes for The Guardian:

‘[...] Although Putin has no alternative ideology to offer, times have changed. This is now a messier, less clearly defined, multipolar world. 110 more words


How to Cope in Crisis

Every marriage goes through times of crisis.  The crisis could be a personal, emotional crisis for one of the family members, financial crisis, a death in the family, a devastating illness or accident, or the focus of this site–infidelity.   1,218 more words