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Memo to the ECB: the target is the most powerful instrument of all

A James Alexander post

You have to feel for ECB President Draghi sometimes. He’s trying to steer a huge and dysfunctional ship. His heart is in the right place, but he has far too much faith in the interest rate and credit channel “instruments” for the management of monetary policy. 568 more words

James Alexander

Tread Carefully This Friday

Good Morning,

As we approach the weekend , there could well be a very eventful Friday with speeches and possible knock on effects from the oil world. 635 more words

Stock Market

Week End Blog - Commodity Blues hits Investor Sentiment

What started as a friendly week, turned out to be an ugly one, instead. Another leg down in commodity prices triggered investor pessimism, which was reflected in falling equity prices around the globe. 930 more words


La televendita di Berlusconi su flat tax e moneta sovrana. Perché no ai CCF?

Editoriale a cura di Stefano F. Fugazzi (fondatore e direttore di ABC Economics) sulle proposte 

Ho letto con interesse il programma economico che Berlusconi (Forza Italia – FI) porterebbe avanti con Lega Nord (LN) e Fratelli d’Italia (FdI). 262 more words


The Fed, US Data an German CPI

With yesterdays Fed release removing the line that ‘global developments may restrain growth’ saw market participants shift the probability of a hike before the end of 2015 to 45% from the previous 35% seeing EUR/USD take another leg lower. 111 more words