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It's hard to satisfy us

Unbelievable but now the FED has managed to arrive at the point where they exactly wanted to be, it seems that a growing part of voting members within the FOMC does no longer agree: “Prices of assets such as bonds, agricultural land, and high-yield and leveraged loans are at historically high levels,” George said in a speech last week. “We must not ignore…

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It's hard to satisfy us

Unbelievable but now the FED has managed to arrive at the point where they exactly wanted to be, it seems that a growing part of voting members within the FOMC does no longer agree: “Prices of assets such as bonds, agricultural land, and high-yield and leveraged loans are at historically high levels,” George said in a speech last week. “We must not ignore…

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Screen shot 2013-01-17 at 2.07.29 PM.png

It's hard to satisfy us

Unbelievable but now the FED has managed to arrive at the point where they exactly wanted to be, it seems that a growing part of voting members within the FOMC does no longer agree: “Prices of assets such as bonds, agricultural land, and high-yield and leveraged loans are at historically high levels,” George said in a speech last week. “We must not ignore…

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Market Update - Global banks, CDS and Fx

QE3 and the morning after, what’s the score ? Well, considering it was pretty well wired, market reactions so far are not that exuberant in terms of volatility. Ben’s message was simple : Nevermind the greenshoots appearing, we are going “all in”, no matter. Until unemployment does not dive under the FED’s 6,5% target, we will…

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Market Update - Global banks, CDS and Fx

QE3 and the morning after, what’s the score ? Well, considering it was pretty well wired, market reactions so far are not that exuberant in terms of volatility. Ben’s message was simple : Nevermind the greenshoots appearing, we are going “all in”, no matter. Until unemployment does not dive under the FED’s 6,5% target, we will…

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Screen shot 2012-12-13 at 10.42.39 AM.png

Market Update - Global banks, CDS and Fx

QE3 and the morning after, what’s the score ? Well, considering it was pretty well wired, market reactions so far are not that exuberant in terms of volatility. Ben’s message was simple : Nevermind the greenshoots appearing, we are going “all in”, no matter. Until unemployment does not dive under the FED’s 6,5% target, we will…

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All right listen up everybody, this is the plan...

…and it’s all about plan B, AKA “The Great Escape”. There has been some speculation going on lately on how our monetary policy makers intend to normalize the unusual situation where we are in right now. Some – and probably helicopter Ben included – argue that it can become even more unusual in view of the fact that things…

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All right listen up everybody, this is the plan...

…and it’s all about plan B, AKA “The Great Escape”. There has been some speculation going on lately on how our monetary policy makers intend to normalize the unusual situation where we are in right now. Some – and probably helicopter Ben included – argue that it can become even more unusual in view of the fact that things…

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Screen shot 2012-12-07 at 5.40.58 PM.png

All right listen up everybody, this is the plan...

…and it’s all about plan B, AKA “The Great Escape”. There has been some speculation going on lately on how our monetary policy makers intend to normalize the unusual situation where we are in right now. Some – and probably helicopter Ben included – argue that it can become even more unusual in view of the fact that things…

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The "Empire" strikes back - Higher

Since unemployment and consumer confidence are not in line with its desired target, the FED decided…to buy houses. Again. QE1 apparently developed the appetite for a repetition. So we now have some 85 bio USD of asset buying on a monthly basis including the 40 bio USD extra MBS from now on (remainder re-investing of maturing MBS and Treasury bonds to keep…

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  1. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @pisiski She is bot from London. She is from Belgium and nobody knows her there. Prejudices are like acid: poisonous.37 minutes ago
  2. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @DaveSinardet Ik zie weing redenen waarom dit met een andere coalitie in de komende jaren anders zou worden. We moe… https://t.co/nvn1ShyFHL46 minutes ago
  3. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @pisiski She did it on her own, that is called perseverance.about an hour ago
  4. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @JurgenBuyst Oh, we worden echt het balastingsmuseum van de wereld.a couple of hours ago
  5. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: Of nog hogere belastingen. Waar alleen Frankrijk nog voor België staat.a couple of hours ago