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Former BIS Chief Economist On Coming Crash: “Will Be Uncomfortable For People Who Think They Own Assets That Are Worth Something”

“I’m working on a piece for the G30 which basically deals with the future of central banking and the future of monetary policy. I sense from talking to many of the members, many of whom are previous central bankers, that they are very concerned about the direction this has taken, in particular the continued over reliance on stimulative monetary policy to get us out of the predicament we are in. 2,281 more words

The International Reporter

bank reserves and oil

Bank reserves and the euro area money supplied have soared. Keeping euro area banks and governments afloat during the sovereign debt crisis has unveiled a bag of tricks. 114 more words


Gold The Metal That Central Banks Love To Hate

February 8, 2016

Editor’s Pick

Gold is having a great start to the year and with uncertainty the theme for the year its luster is stronger than in 2015. 65 more words


French and German Central Bankers Want a Central Euro Finance Ministry

The euro zone needs to press ahead with structural reforms and closer integration, including a euro zone finance ministry, to deliver sustainable growth, the heads of the French and German central banks wrote in a German newspaper on Monday. 268 more words


Then there are the disruptions from below. Never before have individuals been so empowered to influence their destiny. They expect a lot more from those who serve them, be it in the provision of goods or services, or in governance and corporate responsibility.

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The Deceit of Full Employment - 02/07/16

On Friday the 5th of February, US employment data was released, non-farms payrolls increased by 151,000 and US unemployment officially fell below the 5% mark to 4.9%. 698 more words

Finance And Economics