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The Mighty Dollar - What Should We Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 27, 2015

My spider-senses are tingling.  I read this morning this week's Economist article, The Mighty Dollar: Feeling Green, and the hairs on the back of my neck stood up.  At present...

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Currency Pegging - Size Doesn't Matter - You Knew That

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2015

There was a small article about a small European country (Denmark) in Tuesday's US print edition of the financial times.  The article was called, "Danes shield currency peg from storm unleashed...

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Greece's troubles will haunt the Euro

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2015

I don't write book reviews for books I am only half way through reading.  But I noted in Tuesday's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal an article titled,...

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Geo Politics: the view from the other side

by Andrew White  |  February 3, 2015

I was reading today's US print edition of the Financial Times and I spotted a "Comment" piece entitled, "Dangerous cracks at Europe's center", by Gideon Rachman.  The article explores the...

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Storm clouds gather over Greece, its debt, and the chances of a 'Grexit'

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2015

The Comment columns in today's US print edition of the Financial Times were awash with calls to save Greece and the Euro, in some fashion.  One article talked about forgiving...

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Should we Forgive Greece its Debts to save the Euro?

by Andrew White  |  January 5, 2015

I was drinking my coffee and tucking into my US print edition of the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal in Tuesday, December 30th, when I spied a particularly alarming set...

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Economic Minute #5: Interest rates and their impact on corporate investment: all at sea

by Andrew White  |  November 6, 2014

An article in last weeks (October 18-24, 2014) US Print edition of the Economist set off my alarm bells again.  It was titled, “Tight, loose, irrelevant”.  Interest rates do not...

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Poverty in Decline; Italy on the Hook; Debt Mountain Grows!

by Andrew White  |  November 5, 2014

In Monday's print edition of the Wall Street Journal was an Opinion piece by Mr Irwin, professor of economics and co-director of the Political Economy Project at Dartmouth College, titled,...

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Kyle Bass on CNBC yesterday: Where the Dollar and Euro are headed

by Andrew White  |  September 25, 2014

A whirlwind of ideas this morning (yesterday).  CNBC had Kyle Bass on stage this morning.   He makes a lot of, if scary, sense: Though unemployment is reportedly down, the actual...

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ECB policy of negative interest rates backfires. Duh.

by Andrew White  |  August 29, 2014

Only a few months ago the ECB took the decision to reduce the rate it charges banks to 'park' funds at the ECB to negative territory.  The policy, so the...

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