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An American in Paris, again

Tomorrow yet again an important G20 summit will kick off in Paris. It will be the third time in 5 weeks that Tim Geithner will visit the “old” continent. And his mission this time is no different, ie telling European policy makers to “move fast”. Earlier this week, Geithner told Bloomberg Television that “the Europeans recognize…

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An American in Paris, again

Tomorrow yet again an important G20 summit will kick off in Paris. It will be the third time in 5 weeks that Tim Geithner will visit the “old” continent. And his mission this time is no different, ie telling European policy makers to “move fast”. Earlier this week, Geithner told Bloomberg Television that “the Europeans recognize…

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An American in Paris, again

Tomorrow yet again an important G20 summit will kick off in Paris. It will be the third time in 5 weeks that Tim Geithner will visit the “old” continent. And his mission this time is no different, ie telling European policy makers to “move fast”. Earlier this week, Geithner told Bloomberg Television that “the Europeans recognize…

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"Gentlemen, we've just lost the moon..."

“….but on the other hand, I would very much like to go home”. These words were even more historic than “Houston we have a problem” : Jim Lovell, Commander in chief of the no 13 moon mission, realizing his boys dream shattered into pieces and facing a huge task of bringing his crew safe home. At a whisker distanced from his destination…

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"Gentlemen, we've just lost the moon..."

“….but on the other hand, I would very much like to go home”. These words were even more historic than “Houston we have a problem” : Jim Lovell, Commander in chief of the no 13 moon mission, realizing his boys dream shattered into pieces and facing a huge task of bringing his crew safe home. At a whisker distanced from his destination…

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"Gentlemen, we've just lost the moon..."

“….but on the other hand, I would very much like to go home”. These words were even more historic than “Houston we have a problem” : Jim Lovell, Commander in chief of the no 13 moon mission, realizing his boys dream shattered into pieces and facing a huge task of bringing his crew safe home. At a whisker distanced from his destination…

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Trichet nails it, too late ?

In an interesting speech addressing the London School of Economics (13/06), JC Trichet elaborates on the pros and cons of monetary and economic policy in EMU, this in comparison with the US. Some slides of his presentation, and in particular 1, tells a lot. The picture below just depicts to what extend convergence on competitiveness was achieved within the…

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Trichet nails it, too late ?

In an interesting speech addressing the London School of Economics (13/06), JC Trichet elaborates on the pros and cons of monetary and economic policy in EMU, this in comparison with the US. Some slides of his presentation, and in particular 1, tells a lot. The picture below just depicts to what extend convergence on competitiveness was achieved within the…

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Trichet nails it, too late ?

In an interesting speech addressing the London School of Economics (13/06), JC Trichet elaborates on the pros and cons of monetary and economic policy in EMU, this in comparison with the US. Some slides of his presentation, and in particular 1, tells a lot. The picture below just depicts to what extend convergence on competitiveness was achieved within the…

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The Third Mandate and Stabilit

Speaking on CNBC at a FDIC sponsored forum last week, FED chairman Bernanke was asked how quantittative easing could be called a success in view of rising interest rates and commodity price spikes. His answer revealed that the FED now officially admits having a third mandate : “Our policies have contributed to a stronger stock market, just as they did…

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  1. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: RT @TimVermeir: Het voorgestelde wetboek goederenrecht van @Koen_Geens1 zet de deur wagenwijd open voor binnen- en buitenlandse investeerde…about 4 hours ago
  2. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @DenysJan Wie had het moeten vermijden? Het adagium “de problemen oplossen wanneer ze zich stellen” is het failliet van België.about 11 hours ago
  3. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: Elke dag over carrières en vergoedingen van politici, met op de achtergrond geluiden over stroompannes, economisch… https://t.co/D8cTh3S081about 11 hours ago
  4. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @DusauchoitChris Supertrump.about 13 hours ago
  5. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @lindewin @tijd @peeters_kris1 Misschien niet met volle goesting maar met goede hoop.about 22 hours ago