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Sunday brunch : Swedish Smorgasbord - Thou shan't leave EMU

Sunday’s big easy and two stories for the weekly wrap up. First of all Sweden, being the first big European economy to engage on economic stimulus, afraid that the global slow-down will have a strong impact on the economy due to its international exposure (exports 36% of GDP). So as a head start, the government decided to boost public investment by 3.5 bio…

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Sunday brunch : Swedish Smorgasbord - Thou shan't leave EMU

Sunday’s big easy and two stories for the weekly wrap up. First of all Sweden, being the first big European economy to engage on economic stimulus, afraid that the global slow-down will have a strong impact on the economy due to its international exposure (exports 36% of GDP). So as a head start, the government decided to boost public investment by 3.5 bio…

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sweden161.jpg

Sunday brunch : Swedish Smorgasbord - Thou shan't leave EMU

Sunday’s big easy and two stories for the weekly wrap up. First of all Sweden, being the first big European economy to engage on economic stimulus, afraid that the global slow-down will have a strong impact on the economy due to its international exposure (exports 36% of GDP). So as a head start, the government decided to boost public investment by 3.5 bio…

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Growth pact - France, Chile & Sweden

With the new French winds blowing at the Elysée, the debate on a growth pact gathers momentum: briefly “piano piano” on austerity and public investment providing the growth kicker EMU urgently needs. Also the IMF issued some warnings earlier on that moving too quickly on austerity might in the end even be counterproductive. The reasoning would be that…

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Growth pact - France, Chile & Sweden

With the new French winds blowing at the Elysée, the debate on a growth pact gathers momentum: briefly “piano piano” on austerity and public investment providing the growth kicker EMU urgently needs. Also the IMF issued some warnings earlier on that moving too quickly on austerity might in the end even be counterproductive. The reasoning would be that…

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Growth pact - France, Chile & Sweden

With the new French winds blowing at the Elysée, the debate on a growth pact gathers momentum: briefly “piano piano” on austerity and public investment providing the growth kicker EMU urgently needs. Also the IMF issued some warnings earlier on that moving too quickly on austerity might in the end even be counterproductive. The reasoning would be that…

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US Banks were also insolvent in the 80-ies and 90-ies

Experts almost unanimously are pushing for a nationalisation of the banking sector, especially in the US. As this decision will determine to an important degree the next decade, it might be interesting to look at some counterarguments before deciding. The case for nationalisation can besummarised: … the government needs to plunge in, weed out the…

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US Banks were also insolvent in the 80-ies and 90-ies

Experts almost unanimously are pushing for a nationalisation of the banking sector, especially in the US. As this decision will determine to an important degree the next decade, it might be interesting to look at some counterarguments before deciding. The case for nationalisation can besummarised: … the government needs to plunge in, weed out the…

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US Banks were also insolvent in the 80-ies and 90-ies

Experts almost unanimously are pushing for a nationalisation of the banking sector, especially in the US. As this decision will determine to an important degree the next decade, it might be interesting to look at some counterarguments before deciding. The case for nationalisation can besummarised: … the government needs to plunge in, weed out the…

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