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Morton's Fork revisited

Last year in October, we gave you a preview on the Belgian budget annex government formation by referring to Cardinal Morton and a style figure coming out of bridge play : http://www.econoshock.be/morton-s-fork-crisis-intermezzo The term Morton’s fork stems from the days Archbishop Morton was Chancellor of the Exchequer and had to decide how to…

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Morton's Fork revisited

Last year in October, we gave you a preview on the Belgian budget annex government formation by referring to Cardinal Morton and a style figure coming out of bridge play : http://www.econoshock.be/morton-s-fork-crisis-intermezzo The term Morton’s fork stems from the days Archbishop Morton was Chancellor of the Exchequer and had to decide how to…

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Morton's Fork revisited

Last year in October, we gave you a preview on the Belgian budget annex government formation by referring to Cardinal Morton and a style figure coming out of bridge play : http://www.econoshock.be/morton-s-fork-crisis-intermezzo The term Morton’s fork stems from the days Archbishop Morton was Chancellor of the Exchequer and had to decide how to…

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Eurocrisis: Minsky is alive (but he is not living in Belgium)

Europe is illustrating my favorite Albert Einstein quote “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” We are approaching the 21st of July, which will be an important day, as EU leaders will gather to “solve” the crisis. The EU perfect storm The crisis in the eurozone is a consequence of many…

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Eurocrisis: Minsky is alive (but he is not living in Belgium)

Europe is illustrating my favorite Albert Einstein quote “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” We are approaching the 21st of July, which will be an important day, as EU leaders will gather to “solve” the crisis. The EU perfect storm The crisis in the eurozone is a consequence of many…

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Eurocrisis: Minsky is alive (but he is not living in Belgium)

Europe is illustrating my favorite Albert Einstein quote “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” We are approaching the 21st of July, which will be an important day, as EU leaders will gather to “solve” the crisis. The EU perfect storm The crisis in the eurozone is a consequence of many…

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Gold replaces AAA

The problems with Greece are not an isolated case. Solving the Greek crisis without a reflection on a long chain of monetary and economic errors would be a complete waste of money. Our political leaders should look far beyond the Greek problems and evaluate their economic and financial policies over a period as long as 40 years. Greece an anecdote in a long history…

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Gold replaces AAA

The problems with Greece are not an isolated case. Solving the Greek crisis without a reflection on a long chain of monetary and economic errors would be a complete waste of money. Our political leaders should look far beyond the Greek problems and evaluate their economic and financial policies over a period as long as 40 years. Greece an anecdote in a long history…

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Gold replaces AAA

The problems with Greece are not an isolated case. Solving the Greek crisis without a reflection on a long chain of monetary and economic errors would be a complete waste of money. Our political leaders should look far beyond the Greek problems and evaluate their economic and financial policies over a period as long as 40 years. Greece an anecdote in a long history…

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Is a new gold-standard part of the solution ?

The gold price continues to climb. On a log-scale, gold (in USD) is on a steady upward trend, with some corrections on the way. This could imply several things (some probably simultaneously): confidence in thebanking systemremains weak confidence inpaper moneyis weak confidence in futurecentral bankpolicy is weak The other possibility (the Roubini thesis)…

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  1. Gino DelaereGino Delaere said: The ⁦⁦@Econopolis⁩ EM team had another good day in Singapore filled with insightful meetings and thought-provoking… https://t.co/8b0QeIhpuua couple of hours ago
  2. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @Schuldensuehner @welt That’s a solution for Italy, and a systemic problem for the eurozone.about 9 hours ago
  3. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: RT @Reuters: China's Xi opens world's longest sea bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau https://t.co/slFn25Loclabout 9 hours ago
  4. EconopolisEconopolis said: Wil nu toch het toeval dat onze blogpost van vorige vrijdag de titel "De toekomst is tech" droeg! #ontopofthings Le… https://t.co/aJi6uXLchHabout 9 hours ago