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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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Letters: Lucrezia Reichlin (and others) on Target2

Lucrezia Reichlin is  quite an authority when it comes to monetary policy in the …

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WSJ disparages Hans-Werner Sinn (and I have to defend him, partly)

It’s really time to add a new category to this blog. Well, here it …

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More on target: Draghi speaks out, CESifo in denial mode, FT Alphaville

The Target2 saga continues….
Lorcan Roche Kelly, Chief Europe Strategist at Trend Macrolytics gave me a pointer …

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On target – what's really going on in the Euro area banking system?

Darkness all around me (Foto: Christoph F. Siekermann via Wikipedia)
I have to confess I …

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Shadow ECB Council: Get softer Greek Debt Restructuring

Image via Wikipedia

A two-thirds majority of the ECB Shadow council  supported a continuation of …

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ECB Shadow Council: Don't raise rates now

ECB headquarter in Frankfurt: Expected to raise rates this week (Photo: Eric Chan …

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Filed under ECB Shadow Council, Monetary Policy

Who is Jens Weidmann?

Several years ago I had dinner with Jens Weidmann. He just had given up …

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Filed under Financial Crisis, Monetary Policy

Axel Weber's odd justification for his resignation

A couple of days ago I explained why I think the  resignation of Bundesbank …

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