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ECB Tumult - November 5, 2019

In addition to former central bankers, there are signs that “even the staunchest defenders of negative rates are getting wary”. Central bankers are coming around to the idea that they need to work in conjunction with fiscal policy, but such cooperation could hurt their independence. Hungarian central bank governor Gyorgy Matolcsy argues that the euro is “a trap”, citing recent research on the damage done by the introduction of the euro on some member economies.

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US Wages and Europeans NPLs - April 24, 2018

Beige Book, Richmond Fed, and Consumer Confidence data all support anecdotal evidence from Walmart and railroad companies that indicate significant tightness in the labor market and incoming wage increases. Mario Draghi gave a speech discussing Non-Performing Loans, which could have been subject to new rules, but were instead left to bank supervisor's discretion, to the chagrin of German Andreas Dombret.

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