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Rather than having the ECB continue its path of raising just the boats of the rich, it is high time for the delivery of “helicopter money” to everyday Europeans.
Argentina’s voters, foreign institutional investors and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) never seem to learn from previous calamities.
The scope of central banking has expanded significantly in recent years. The former IMF boss is well prepared for those challenges.
Can von der Leyen make a difference? Probably yes — but only modestly so.
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Despite some obstacles, it is likely that Ursula von der Leyen will lead the next European Commission.
A deal on how to fill the top jobs in Europe is almost across the line. The actual candidates however are somewhat surprising.
Amidst Trump administration flame-throwing, top experts worry about the ability of the main multilateral institutions safeguarding the global economy.