Posts tagged with: Christine Lagarde

Every once in a while the truth shines through and we got a few doses of it today. Recently critics who suggested that the Fed’s QE policies artificially elevate asset prices were dismissed as QE conspiracists, but the truth is that...
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On December 12, Christine Lagarde introduced her goals and vision in her first rate-setting meeting as the new President of the ECB. On the actual policy front, there were no surprises. She remained committed to the path set by her...
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Everyone loves a good deal. Last week saw an enthusiastic market response to China’s issuance of its first euro-denominated government bonds for 15 years. But this was more than just a successful bond launch.Beijing’s timing isn’t accidental, with borrowing costs...
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If the stock market is down or bad economic data prints, one can always assume President Trump will make time out of his day to bash the Federal Reserve on Twitter. President Trump’s Fed bashing, sometimes a daily occurrence, if...
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There is a changing of the guard at the European Central Bank this year with two important new appointments. Philip Lane, the governor of the Irish central bank, was appointed chief economist of the ECB back in June. And and...
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Investors are now preparing themselves for the next recession, which some say, will make the Great Recession look like a cakewalk…...
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