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ECB's inaction could plunge the eurozone into deflation

  • Euro area inflation in the year to March was 0,5%, below the goal of 2%
  • Falling prices hamper creation of jobs and debt reduction in crisis hit countries…
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Weekly Importer / Exporter Analysis 4-21-14

Importers bounce back as markets seek safety in bonds and dollars on account of a potential military action in Ukraine.  That may accelerate after 5 deaths over the weekend prompted rhetoric from all sides.  159 more words


RT: Bond bubble bursts anew

Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges.

Published time: April 16, 2014 08:08… 802 more words


Half of Eurozone in deflation expecting salvation from monetary measures

Five Eurozone countries posted negative inflation rate in March (Greece (-1.5%), Cyprus (-0.9%), Portugal (-0.4%), Spain and Slovakia (both -0.2%), while the rate of change of consumer prices ranged between 0.1% and 0.3% in another four euro area members states during the same month. 835 more words


ECB Needs to Act Now

Mario Draghi should act now rather than later if he wants to stem the rising Eur/Usd tide. His patience has seemed to have worn thin, telling reporters in Washington this past weekend, “The strengthening of the exchange rate requires further monetary stimulus”. 301 more words

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El-Erian: Don't overburden the ECB with expectations

A debate is heating up ahead of the European Central Bank’s next policy-making meeting on Wednesday: Whether the bank should engage in its own version of quantitative easing, the extraordinary bond-buying that central banks in the U.S. 636 more words