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A policy with a Twist

The FOMC minutes are out and it seems the committee of US rate setters is no longer unanimous on the issues. An extension of Operation Twist was the compromise outcome and there is a reason for that. And in addition, they softened the language even more by the previous commitment of rates on hold to at least Spring 2014 changing into at least Spring 2015. Note that…

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A policy with a Twist

The FOMC minutes are out and it seems the committee of US rate setters is no longer unanimous on the issues. An extension of Operation Twist was the compromise outcome and there is a reason for that. And in addition, they softened the language even more by the previous commitment of rates on hold to at least Spring 2014 changing into at least Spring 2015. Note that…

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A policy with a Twist

The FOMC minutes are out and it seems the committee of US rate setters is no longer unanimous on the issues. An extension of Operation Twist was the compromise outcome and there is a reason for that. And in addition, they softened the language even more by the previous commitment of rates on hold to at least Spring 2014 changing into at least Spring 2015. Note that…

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Dear Mr(s) Credit Rator, Part II

In my previous posting dd 16/01, I forgot to mention some important leverage factors as well. I therefore take the privilege to give you an update with new numbers, taken from a very recent McKinsey study on global debt and debt deleveraging The following chart gives you the facts on the composition of total debt across main economies. And again, the UK’s…

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Dear Mr(s) Credit Rator, Part II

In my previous posting dd 16/01, I forgot to mention some important leverage factors as well. I therefore take the privilege to give you an update with new numbers, taken from a very recent McKinsey study on global debt and debt deleveraging The following chart gives you the facts on the composition of total debt across main economies. And again, the UK’s…

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Dear Mr(s) Credit Rator, Part II

In my previous posting dd 16/01, I forgot to mention some important leverage factors as well. I therefore take the privilege to give you an update with new numbers, taken from a very recent McKinsey study on global debt and debt deleveraging The following chart gives you the facts on the composition of total debt across main economies. And again, the UK’s…

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10 US myths

Here are 10 myths American politicians want the American (and global) public te believe. The article was written by John Defeo at TheStreet.com. You can read the entire version through the link http://www.thestreet.com/story/11142443/10-myths-that-politicians-want-you-to-believe.html. 10. Quantitative Easing Helps the Economy Make no mistake,…

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10 US myths

Here are 10 myths American politicians want the American (and global) public te believe. The article was written by John Defeo at TheStreet.com. You can read the entire version through the link http://www.thestreet.com/story/11142443/10-myths-that-politicians-want-you-to-believe.html. 10. Quantitative Easing Helps the Economy Make no mistake,…

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10 US myths

Here are 10 myths American politicians want the American (and global) public te believe. The article was written by John Defeo at TheStreet.com. You can read the entire version through the link http://www.thestreet.com/story/11142443/10-myths-that-politicians-want-you-to-believe.html. 10. Quantitative Easing Helps the Economy Make no mistake,…

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The IMF and Lady Luck

A turbulent day and a sigh of relief seems to be the conclusion following the Greek vote. Europe and the IMF are happy with the outcome, for Greece mega austerity and a giant wall of debt refunding are on the menu. Concerning the IMF position on this rescue mission and what was said on debt policy world-wide, there is plenty of room for controversy however. Next to…

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  1. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @pisiski She is bot from London. She is from Belgium and nobody knows her there. Prejudices are like acid: poisonous.about an hour ago
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  3. Geert NoelsGeert Noels said: @pisiski She did it on her own, that is called perseverance.a couple of hours ago
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