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Gold move shows Buba can cave in to pressure

Germany’s central bank will repatriate some of its gold reserves. That could mean that …

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Filed under Allgemein, Monetary Policy

Why there's more in Draghi's may-day speech than markets realise

Mario Draghi (Photo by Monika Flueckiger/ World Economic Forum, via Wikipedia)
At first sight, Mario …

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Filed under Economic Policy, Monetary Policy

The Bundesbank and Target2 – the about-face that wasn't

It appeared like a stunning about-face. Earlier this month, press reports suggested that Bundesbank …

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Filed under Monetary Policy, Target 2

Bundesbank's Weidmann on the origin and meaning of the Target2 balances

A couple of days ago, Jens Weidmann, the President of Deutsche Bundesbank, published an …

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Filed under Monetary Policy, Target 2

PIIGS exposure of individual German banks

It was a little bit inconvenient because I had to gather the data from …

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The misleading claims of Hans-Werner Sinn

How do you dare to take issue with Herr Profesor Sinn, you stupid blogger? …

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Filed under Target 2

ECB's Stark contra Sinn, plus: A dire warning by the Ifo Institute

ECB's Chief Economist Jürgen Stark (Image via Wikipedia)

There are more important things than Target2. …

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Stealth Bailout: "The Economist" and Gavyn Davies raise their voices – plus: A word on Sinn's merits

When it comes to press coverage about current economics research, the “Economics Focus” of …

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Sinn and Wolf on wrong target…

… say Willem Buiter, Ebrahim Rahbar and Jürgen Michels with Citi (Link is now working, thanks …

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