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The Bernanke critics are wrong ?

The answer is “yes”, that is if you read today’s main article on Bloomberg. The main story line being : “The criticism about the FED being inflationary is not fact-based. Unemployment is slightly improving but far from inflationary levels. And though several republican presidential candidates are claiming Mr Bernanke is the most…

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The Bernanke critics are wrong ?

The answer is “yes”, that is if you read today’s main article on Bloomberg. The main story line being : “The criticism about the FED being inflationary is not fact-based. Unemployment is slightly improving but far from inflationary levels. And though several republican presidential candidates are claiming Mr Bernanke is the most…

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The Bernanke critics are wrong ?

The answer is “yes”, that is if you read today’s main article on Bloomberg. The main story line being : “The criticism about the FED being inflationary is not fact-based. Unemployment is slightly improving but far from inflationary levels. And though several republican presidential candidates are claiming Mr Bernanke is the most…

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FED and 5 year "risk free" heading to 0% boundery

May you live in interesting times”, so goes the English translation of a Chinese curse/proverb. And indeed we live in interesting times because the FOMC yesterday decided to shift the outlook on a 0% short term rate from 2013 to at least 2014. And at the same time, the FED made some choices on explicit inflation targeting with at least 2% being the objective.…

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FED and 5 year "risk free" heading to 0% boundery

May you live in interesting times”, so goes the English translation of a Chinese curse/proverb. And indeed we live in interesting times because the FOMC yesterday decided to shift the outlook on a 0% short term rate from 2013 to at least 2014. And at the same time, the FED made some choices on explicit inflation targeting with at least 2% being the objective.…

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FED and 5 year "risk free" heading to 0% boundery

May you live in interesting times”, so goes the English translation of a Chinese curse/proverb. And indeed we live in interesting times because the FOMC yesterday decided to shift the outlook on a 0% short term rate from 2013 to at least 2014. And at the same time, the FED made some choices on explicit inflation targeting with at least 2% being the objective.…

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Inflazione

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled, was convincing the world he didn’t exist” (Verbal Kint, “The Usual Suspects”). A same line of reasoning applies to the current inflation/deflation debate, the official approach by policy makers and what we are supposed to believe. When it comes to inflation and remarks on the subject,…

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Inflazione

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled, was convincing the world he didn’t exist” (Verbal Kint, “The Usual Suspects”). A same line of reasoning applies to the current inflation/deflation debate, the official approach by policy makers and what we are supposed to believe. When it comes to inflation and remarks on the subject,…

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Inflazione

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled, was convincing the world he didn’t exist” (Verbal Kint, “The Usual Suspects”). A same line of reasoning applies to the current inflation/deflation debate, the official approach by policy makers and what we are supposed to believe. When it comes to inflation and remarks on the subject,…

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Automatische concurrentiehandicap

De ontslagnemende regering loopt vast op het IPA. Vooral omdat ABBV/FGTB het akkoord niet zien zitten, werd het naar de regering verschoven.De Standaard stelde de vraag aan Rudy De Leeuw (ABVV) wat er mis is met het IPA. Wat is er mis met het IPA? ‘Veel. Onze militanten van de sterke sectoren klagen bijvoorbeeld aan dat het akkoord te weinig solidariteit…

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  1. Fred JanssensFred Janssens said: Kosten, regels en gebrek aan vertrouwen dwingen fintech spelers samen te werken met de gevestigde orde https://t.co/2GiSW631bx45 minutes ago
  2. Gino DelaereGino Delaere said: Some 30% of >430 American companies in China have/are considering moving production sites abroad amid trade tension… https://t.co/jRI8k04hkCabout 11 hours ago
  3. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @rogajokri @haevik @dbotterman @abeelec Schaf de tram is niet nodig. Maar afgescheiden/ondergronds, en meer fiets.… https://t.co/IFp1lFwtJ1about 19 hours ago
  4. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @verbeke_t @brinckie @abeelec Ja, dat denk ik ook. Een elektrische voertuigen moeten ook meer geluid maken.about 19 hours ago
  5. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @KWillekens @brinckie @abeelec Ik rij elektrisch, en de fietsers horen me niet meer. Dat is levensgevaarlijk want f… https://t.co/aLXihNVS5Jabout 19 hours ago