Tag Archives: interest rates

The Eurozone “Soviet”?

Negative interest rates have a pernicious effect on human beings. They corrode the structures of society, culture and people’s mindsets, triggering widespread resignation and even nihilism.

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The World of Negative Interest Rates: An Introduction

We now witness the marks of the inverted universe of ultra-loose monetary policy and lax central banking.

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Central Bank Bosses as Lackeys?

How Trump and Erdogan are like twin brothers.

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How the US Fed Tries to Discipline Trump

The Fed’s current interest rate increases are to tamp down the possibly very dangerous effects of fiscal recklessness during a time of a booming U.S. economy.

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Economic Reason Returning to Turkey?

The surprisingly strong interest rate hike in Turkey makes a recession even more likely.

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Turkey’s Next Challenge: How Bad Can Inflation Get?

How Turkey’s central bank plans to regain market confidence that it will eventually hit its 5% inflation target again remains a mystery.

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Fed Needs to Rethink How to Tighten Monetary Policy

The Federal Reserve going about the process of tightening in the wrong way could have severe global repercussions.

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The U.S. Fed and the Seven-Year Itch

The peculiar logic of raising interest rates because you pre-announced it

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Why the Fed Should Start Tightening

If the Fed wants to wait for economic circumstances that are perfectly balanced for a rate rise, that day might never come.

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Truly a New Economic Order

How to operate in a world shaped by a cost crash and a demand lull?

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