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Shiny collateral - opening up a gold debate

A lot of new comments have showed up recently on gold and especially the gold fever of some central banks. The objective of this blog is to shed some light on the numbers and the possible implications going forward. First of all the numbers and more important, the evolution of the numbers. From the World Gold Council, we could extract the following ranking, both…

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Shiny collateral - opening up a gold debate

A lot of new comments have showed up recently on gold and especially the gold fever of some central banks. The objective of this blog is to shed some light on the numbers and the possible implications going forward. First of all the numbers and more important, the evolution of the numbers. From the World Gold Council, we could extract the following ranking, both…

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Screen shot 2013-02-11 at 12.03.50 PM.png

Shiny collateral - opening up a gold debate

A lot of new comments have showed up recently on gold and especially the gold fever of some central banks. The objective of this blog is to shed some light on the numbers and the possible implications going forward. First of all the numbers and more important, the evolution of the numbers. From the World Gold Council, we could extract the following ranking, both…

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A short intermezzo by side-show Bob

I have been feeling a lttle bit under the weather but luckily, we can post some stuff with a little help from our friends. Sideshow Bob volunteered and came up with the following short consideration about the impact of Basel III going softer on banks and capital cushion requirements. It also touches the vital aspect of financial markets, being liquidity, and…

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A short intermezzo by side-show Bob

I have been feeling a lttle bit under the weather but luckily, we can post some stuff with a little help from our friends. Sideshow Bob volunteered and came up with the following short consideration about the impact of Basel III going softer on banks and capital cushion requirements. It also touches the vital aspect of financial markets, being liquidity, and…

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th-jpg.jpg

A short intermezzo by side-show Bob

I have been feeling a lttle bit under the weather but luckily, we can post some stuff with a little help from our friends. Sideshow Bob volunteered and came up with the following short consideration about the impact of Basel III going softer on banks and capital cushion requirements. It also touches the vital aspect of financial markets, being liquidity, and…

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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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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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Sunday's Ballroom visit

A month ago, the IMF cut it growth outlook for Latin America. It was done against a backdrop of deteriorating global growth, contagion risk of the euro-crisis and the Chinese dragon running out of fire coming out of its mouth. The IMF concludes : “Policymakers in the region must be alert to spillovers from weaker prospects in advanced economies and major…

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  1. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @DenysJan @Gelerobbie Ik heb het meeste gezien Jan, maar ben geen fulltime JDN-spotter.about an hour ago
  2. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @DenysJan @Gelerobbie ‘Leading by example’ is belangrijk. Argument: doe dan zelf die job is naast de kwestie. Will… https://t.co/oDOudP2qUvabout an hour ago
  3. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @PhRoose @JoVandeurzen Het is een premie om om te schakelen naar een andere sector, geen bonus. Ook pensioen is rui… https://t.co/fVcPoKCYuwabout an hour ago
  4. 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 18 hours ago
  5. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @Stijn_Baert Maar die vergelijking met werklozen klopt niet: politici hebben dit systeem voor zichzelf uitgedacht.about 19 hours ago