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"Money Heist": State Counterfeiting on TV

Money Heist: State Counterfeiting on TV

By Duncan Whitmore

At first, Money Heist seems little different from any run-of-the-mill “cops vs. bad guys” series. A well-prepared group of eight, small time criminals, previously unknown to each other and using city names as pseudonyms, hijacks the Spanish Royal Mint in Madrid. 1,314 more words


Real and Imagined Constraints on Euro Area Monetary Policy

Real and Imagined Constraints on Euro Area Monetary Policy. Peterson Institute for International Economics. Working Paper 18-8. Patrick Honohan. August 2018

 Although the European Central Bank (ECB) has been pursuing an aggressively expansionary policy since 2012, previously the ECB was behind the curve in lowering interest rates and making asset purchases to combat the prolonged euro area recession. 181 more words

Economic Growth And Stability

..The Tyranny of the U.S. Dollar...

The incumbent international currency has been American for decades.

Is it time for regime change?

There’s a paradox at the heart of global finance.

The U.S. 1,911 more words


The First 20 Years of the European Central Bank: Monetary Policy

The First 20 Years of the European Central Bank: Monetary Policy. Brookings Institution. Philipp Hartmann and Frank Smets. September 13, 2018

 The European Central Bank’s Philipp Hartmann and Frank Smets provide a comprehensive view of the ECB’s monetary policy over these two decades. 52 more words

Economic Growth And Stability

Dip in underlying euro zone inflation likely to worry ECB

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT – Underlying price pressures dipped unexpectedly in the euro zone’s 19 countries this month, data that is likely to increase concern at European Central Bank (ECB) as it prepares to curb economic stimulus measures. 408 more words

Analysis And News

Eurozone Inflation Edged Higher to 2.1 Percent in September -- European Central Bank

Inflation in the eurozone rose above the target level of the European Central Bank, data showed on Friday, heaping further pressure on the ECB to scale back its crisis-era stimulus. 197 more words

When And How The Economy Will Collapse Is Now In The Hands Of Central Bankers by Ellen Brown

by Ellen Brown
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Web of Debt Blog
September 15, 2018

Central bankers are now aggressively playing the stock market. To say they are buying up the planet may be an exaggeration, but they could. 1,870 more words