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No yen for helicopter money, maybe?

Wednesday night news out of Tokyo said Bank Of Japan was going to launch a Y10 to Y20 TRILLION in helicopter money.

Helicopter money is where the government gives cash to the general population in leiu of the banks to spur spending and growth. 206 more words


Of Football Goalkeepers, RBI Governor Subbarao and the Art of Doing Nothing

Sometime in August last year I got an email, late in the evening. Before I clicked to open it, I thought it was one of the many spam emails that one gets during the course of any day. 1,051 more words


Omaha, Omaha: It's the old 5pm audible from Asia market

The helipads around the world are about to get busier.

That’s the central bankers of the world jawboning about “helicopter money coming soon from Japan, Europe and even in the US, while the UK cuts its prime lending rate and perhaps launches a new round of easing. 302 more words


Why QE (Quantitative Easing) is Money Printing

Why is money printing bad? Think of a poker game, 5 players at the table, each put in $20 for 20 chips. So there is a $100 actually backing up 100 chips. 874 more words

Krugman Goes Easy on King

Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, and professor of economics at LSE, recently published a book, The End of Alchemy, containing his reflections on the current state of economic theory and policy from the special vantage point of someone who has been a practitioner of both callings at the highest levels. 1,314 more words

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The Real Reason Fed Stress Aren’t Credible

Source: TheDailyBell.com
June 23, 2016

Why the Fed’s Stress Tests Aren’t Credible … For the sixth year in a row, the U.S. Federal Reserve is conducting stress tests to see whether the country’s largest banks can withstand a severe crisis.

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Sullivan | Coach Cal: calculating or careless?

John Calipari means what he says. But what, exactly, does he mean?

When the University of Kentucky basketball coach paints with a broad brush, is it possible to assign intent to each bristle? 689 more words

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