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Big, Big Lobbying

Today Pacal Paepen – director capital markets of London city based Daiwa and known from radio 1 coverage on financial markets – explained in a free tribune why David Cameron acted cavalier seul last Friday at the EU summit. And why there is still such a huge difference between Britannia on the one hand and “Europe” or “the old…

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Big, Big Lobbying

Today Pacal Paepen – director capital markets of London city based Daiwa and known from radio 1 coverage on financial markets – explained in a free tribune why David Cameron acted cavalier seul last Friday at the EU summit. And why there is still such a huge difference between Britannia on the one hand and “Europe” or “the old…

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Big, Big Lobbying

Today Pacal Paepen – director capital markets of London city based Daiwa and known from radio 1 coverage on financial markets – explained in a free tribune why David Cameron acted cavalier seul last Friday at the EU summit. And why there is still such a huge difference between Britannia on the one hand and “Europe” or “the old…

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Basel, SIFIs and New Capitalism

For some months now, the Basel Committee is pondering on how to tackle the issues of systemic risk. It seems the outcome might well be something along the lines of “agreed it’s moral hazard but it’s OK”. End of April, Reuters leaked a Bundesbank initiative to set up a so-called SIFI list (Systemically Important Financial Institutions)…

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Basel, SIFIs and New Capitalism

For some months now, the Basel Committee is pondering on how to tackle the issues of systemic risk. It seems the outcome might well be something along the lines of “agreed it’s moral hazard but it’s OK”. End of April, Reuters leaked a Bundesbank initiative to set up a so-called SIFI list (Systemically Important Financial Institutions)…

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Basel, SIFIs and New Capitalism

For some months now, the Basel Committee is pondering on how to tackle the issues of systemic risk. It seems the outcome might well be something along the lines of “agreed it’s moral hazard but it’s OK”. End of April, Reuters leaked a Bundesbank initiative to set up a so-called SIFI list (Systemically Important Financial Institutions)…

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Caligula

The following story is not new and only a few blogs considered it to be important enough to focus on. It nevertheless merits attention because it blows your mind in various ways. And I needed some time to digest the story before commenting it, simply because it is so unreal. Last Thursday, Bloomberg reported on the special open market operations of the FED in the…

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Caligula

The following story is not new and only a few blogs considered it to be important enough to focus on. It nevertheless merits attention because it blows your mind in various ways. And I needed some time to digest the story before commenting it, simply because it is so unreal. Last Thursday, Bloomberg reported on the special open market operations of the FED in the…

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Caligula

The following story is not new and only a few blogs considered it to be important enough to focus on. It nevertheless merits attention because it blows your mind in various ways. And I needed some time to digest the story before commenting it, simply because it is so unreal. Last Thursday, Bloomberg reported on the special open market operations of the FED in the…

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"Il Polpo Goldman"

Do Fascism and Wall street Investment Banks have something in common ? Depending on your definition of fascism, they do. And if fascism is defined as “when big money meets big government”, Goldman Sachs comes close. And pretty soon, it might even have a European angle as well. Il Polpo – the Octopus – Investment bank Goldman Sachs is…

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