What Hath Merkel Wrought?

In my fifth month of blogging in November 2011, I wrote a post which I called “The Economic Consequences of Mrs. Merkel.” The title, as I explained, was inspired by J. 1,244 more words

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10 Mar 2018 (AFR) - ECB hints at end to bond buy scheme - ECB's Mario Draghi says policymakers unanimous in dropping 'easing bias'

(10 March 2018, AFR, p13, by Balazs Koranyi and Francesco Canepa)

‘‚ÄčThe European Central Bank dropped a long-standing pledge on Thursday to increase its bond buying if needed, taking another small step in weaning the eurozone economy off protracted stimulus. 61 more words

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The¬†euro zone‘s economic boom paused last month as rising prices took a toll on demand, but the zone remains on course for its best growth in eight years, a survey showed on Monday. 146 more words

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Why are global stock market falling?

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