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  • 14 maggio 2015

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    The “Second Navigation” Renzi Has to Face

    The shift is there and the government deserves credit for it. Provided it is really there (Five Star Movement’s Beppe Grillo says it’s bull) Italy harvests, for now, only the fruits of a weak euro, the drop in the price of oil, and the European Central Bank (ECB)’s expansive monetary policy wanted

  • 17 aprile 2015
    The Noise of Contagion

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    The Noise of Contagion

    Hoping that Greece’s default or its exit from the euro monetary system will not impact the markets and the other countries in the European Monetary Union (EMU) is like expecting an exploding bomb not to cause any damage or make any noise.

  • 21 gennaio 2015
    Why the ECB’s Move Isn’t State Aid

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    Why the ECB’s Move Isn’t State Aid

    It’s not yet clear what the Quantitative Easing by the European Central Bank (ECB), led by Mario Draghi, will be like. But we already know what it won’t be: not an operation that improves the solvency of nations, not one that compensates for the lack of competitiveness of systems, or one that

  • 22 novembre 2014
    The ECB’s “Bazooka” Is Valid If It Helps to Restart the Economy

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    The ECB’s “Bazooka” Is Valid If It Helps to Restart the Economy

    The European Central Bank (ECB) is now ready for a massive intervention on the markets to scare off the deflation threat, which has become the fundamental

  • 02 settembre 2014
    The ECB’s Dilemma and the Risks of European Inertia

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    The ECB’s Dilemma and the Risks of European Inertia

    As long as economic reforms are viewed as political suicide by governments that still haven’t put them in place (France and Italy), and European growth without

  • 19 agosto 2014
    Faith in the ECB’s Double Bazooka

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    Faith in the ECB’s Double Bazooka

    From the defense of the euro with the OMTs (outright monetary transactions) to the fight against deflation with the QE (quantitative easing). In both cases,

  • 10 dicembre 2013
    The ECB’s Bridge Too Far

    Economia

    The ECB’s Bridge Too Far

    BERKELEY – Is Europe’s economic crisis mutating once again? If debt fears are now being superseded by the danger of deflation, as recent data suggest, the

  • 04 agosto 2012
    The ECB’s Need for Political Support

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    The ECB’s Need for Political Support

    The decisions announced by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi include both negative and positive choices, a fact that was confirmed by the markets’

  • 31 luglio 2012
    Confidence Tests in ECB’s Hands

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    Confidence Tests in ECB’s Hands

    What will the European Central Bank (ECB) do? And what should it do? The statements released by President Mario Draghi changed the euro zone perspectives but

  • 24 luglio 2012
    The ECB’s Duty

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    The ECB’s Duty

    We are all waiting for something easily predictable to happen in the next 10 days and we are getting ready to live those days with the contagious anxiety of

  • 15 giugno 2012
    The Sybil Angela and the ECB’s Role

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    The Sybil Angela and the ECB’s Role

    We are hanging on Angela Merkel’s words as if they were those of Sybil. How should we interpret her speech to the German parliament, convened to approve the

  • 02 marzo 2012
    The ECB’s Cure for Europe’s Illness

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    The ECB’s Cure for Europe’s Illness

    With Tuesday’s 530 billion euro liquidity injection, which came after last December’s 489 billion injection, Mario Draghi’s European Central Bank presented

  • 31 ottobre 2011
    The ECB’s Battle against Central Banking

    Economia

    The ECB’s Battle against Central Banking

    BERKELEY – When the European Central Bank announced its program of government-bond purchases, it let financial markets know that it thoroughly disliked the

  • 01 gennaio 1900
    The ECB’s Secret Bailout Strategy

    Economia

    The ECB’s Secret Bailout Strategy

    MUNICH – Why did Greece, Ireland, and Portugal have to seek shelter under the European Union’s rescue umbrella, and why is Spain a potential candidate?For

    The ECB’s Moment of Decision

    Economia

    The ECB’s Moment of Decision

     LONDON – With the crisis of the eurozone’s periphery having mutated into a crisis of its core, the prescriptions for recovery must change. Fortunately, it is

  • 01 gennaio 1900
    The ECB’s Faulty Weapon

    Economia

    The ECB’s Faulty Weapon

    BRUSSELS – With stubbornly remaining on a downward trajectory, pressure on the European Central Bank to do something to prevent outright deflation is growing.