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The ECB monetary policy dilemma

There is in Europe a widespread contempt in judging the ECB’s current monetary policy decisions, almost as if virtually any economist, analyst, student or politician could fare better than a panel of respected central bankers. Continue reading

Karlsruhe Blues

Investors are watching with bated breath for the outcome of this week’s two-day round of hearings at the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany. In a case brought before the Court by  the academic  founders of the new “Alternative for Germany” political party among others, and whose petition was signed by 35,000 Germans ,  the Court has to judge on the compatibility of the ECB’s Outright Monetary Program with the German Constitution.

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