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The Three Pillar Guerrilla

In the fall of 2014, a group of ECB Governing Council members launched an unusual strategy against the euro area malaise. Mr Draghi initially described it… 291 more words

Notes From Underground: Nineteen Ways To Leave Your Lover

The reference of 19 ways to leave your lover is a reference to Janet Yellen’s Labor Market Condition Index (LMCI), which is what the Fed chair noted as the most important “dashboard” for measuring… 876 more words


Friday's retrospective - 15 September

European equities ended the week mixed with FTSE 100 gaining 0.11% and CAC 40 rising marginally by 0.02%, German DAX ended the day down by 0.42%. 364 more words


Notes From Underground: Mark Carney Lives Up to His Name (A Master of the Strange and Inane)

Did he really say that about currencies and sovereignty? In an article in tomorrow’s Financial Times it is reported that Mark Carney said during a Q&A that a “… currency union between England and an independent Scotland would be ‘ incompatible with sovereignty.'” Carney said a currency union needed three elements for success. 440 more words


Weekly Importer / Exporter Analysis 9-8-14

Big moves in the last two weeks.  Last week had a lot of economic news, beginning with worse economic data coming from Europe.  Various measures suggest that the entire zone is moving toward recession and deflation.  558 more words


City of London Addicts Scream for Bigger QE Fix from ECB

The amount of quantitative easing and other forms of financial “smack” that ECB President Mario Draghi announced this week that he will provide to the desperately addicted European banking system, is “pitifully small and mostly window dressing,” Ambrose Evans-Pritchard protested in a Sept. 211 more words

British Financial Empire

Super Mario: 1up ?

The stake at this month’s meeting of the ECB’s Governing Council was exceptionally high. Mario Draghi himself raised the bar of expectations, with his intervention at Jackson Hole. 2,020 more words