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"I give you nice price !!"

Whenever you hear these words, tourist, buyer or businessman, be aware !! The last couple of weeks, we have been focusing a lot on developments in China and this doesn’t relate to the sovereign debt crisis in Europe. No, it concerns China domestically and the various troublesome business news flashes we receive from all kind of sources. On the Chinese…

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"I give you nice price !!"

Whenever you hear these words, tourist, buyer or businessman, be aware !! The last couple of weeks, we have been focusing a lot on developments in China and this doesn’t relate to the sovereign debt crisis in Europe. No, it concerns China domestically and the various troublesome business news flashes we receive from all kind of sources. On the Chinese…

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"I give you nice price !!"

Whenever you hear these words, tourist, buyer or businessman, be aware !! The last couple of weeks, we have been focusing a lot on developments in China and this doesn’t relate to the sovereign debt crisis in Europe. No, it concerns China domestically and the various troublesome business news flashes we receive from all kind of sources. On the Chinese…

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The Nipponization of the US

If we use the same logic over and over again, we will arrive at the same end result. The solutions that were used by Japan, and proposed by ia. Greenspan and Krugman failed. And yet, the same school is still in power, and implementing the same policy in the US. In Europe, this school is very powerful. In 2008 they pushed for higher public spending. Now we are going towards…

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Blog aug 2011.004.jpg

The Nipponization of the US

If we use the same logic over and over again, we will arrive at the same end result. The solutions that were used by Japan, and proposed by ia. Greenspan and Krugman failed. And yet, the same school is still in power, and implementing the same policy in the US. In Europe, this school is very powerful. In 2008 they pushed for higher public spending. Now we are going towards…

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Blog aug 2011.004.jpg

The Nipponization of the US

If we use the same logic over and over again, we will arrive at the same end result. The solutions that were used by Japan, and proposed by ia. Greenspan and Krugman failed. And yet, the same school is still in power, and implementing the same policy in the US. In Europe, this school is very powerful. In 2008 they pushed for higher public spending. Now we are going towards…

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Alan Greenspan still loves bubbles (update)

If he would have the chance, he would do it over again, in exactly the same way… Alan Greenspan has no regrets. The ICT bubble, the housing bubble, the credit bubble, all built on cheap money. The Greenspan era had two periods: a sound policy until 1996, then a period of easy money and monetary experiments. Curiously, after his famous “Bubble”-speech…

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Alan Greenspan still loves bubbles (update)

If he would have the chance, he would do it over again, in exactly the same way… Alan Greenspan has no regrets. The ICT bubble, the housing bubble, the credit bubble, all built on cheap money. The Greenspan era had two periods: a sound policy until 1996, then a period of easy money and monetary experiments. Curiously, after his famous “Bubble”-speech…

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Alan Greenspan still loves bubbles (update)

If he would have the chance, he would do it over again, in exactly the same way… Alan Greenspan has no regrets. The ICT bubble, the housing bubble, the credit bubble, all built on cheap money. The Greenspan era had two periods: a sound policy until 1996, then a period of easy money and monetary experiments. Curiously, after his famous “Bubble”-speech…

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On Krugman, Bubbles and "Minsky moments"

According to Paul Krugman in one of his latest blog articles, there are bubbles and there are bubbles (25/08). The point Krugman is trying to make is that bubbles are not always detrimental to the economic system, it merely depends on the cause setting the scenario for a “Minsky moment”. For Krugman, the tech bubble explosion cost a lot of money but…

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  1. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: RT @melanie_korach: Something good often comes from something bad. When something bad happens to u, instead of focusing on the negative, tr…about 10 hours ago
  2. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @Stijn_Baert Maar die vergelijking met werklozen klopt niet: politici hebben dit systeem voor zichzelf uitgedacht.about 10 hours ago
  3. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @Stijn_Baert Is dit niet schizofreen als je het zo stelt? Of hypocriet?about 10 hours ago
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