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The economy of Italy remains a "Girlfriend in a Coma" sadly

It is time for us to take another trip to the beautiful country that is Italy and touch base on economic developments there. The mainstream view is that it is on the edge of an economic boost and that would be welcome indeed as Italy has struggled for quite some time and in fact throughout its period of Euro area membership. 1,275 more words

General Economics

You suck

On The Boardwalk Gacha is going strong and I have three items from there for you. The balloon comes from Nerdology and comes with different sayings to win. 177 more words


Bad News for British economy

Bank of England cuts UK growth forecasts, holds rates


The British economy is set to expand by 2.2 percent this year, down from the previous November prediction of 2.5 percent, the Bank of England says. 158 more words

A not so Super Thursday for Mark Carney and the Bank of England

Today is Super Thursday in the UK where the Bank of England not only makes its policy announcement and releases the meeting minutes but also we get the Quarterly Inflation Report. 1,470 more words

General Economics

How To Fight The Fed

It is an understandable concern for many investors wary from years of relentless monetary policy intervention into capital markets by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Many look around and see a global economic backdrop that is shaky at best, corporate earnings that are in steady decline and valuations that remain rich by historical standards. 110 more words

Market Outlook

'Googlenomics' predicts sharp rise in US unemployment

It is no secret that I am quite fascinated by the the idea that social media data might be very useful as early/leading indicators of macroeconomic variables. 493 more words

3 Feb 2016 (AFR) - Central banks, markets are at the point of 'quantitative exhaustion'

(3 February 2016, AFR, p29, by Vanessa Desloires)

‘Investors are becoming increasingly sceptical about ever more monetary policy stimulus, questioning its effectiveness in the wake of… 28 more words

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