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Draghi, ECB Play the Waiting Game

Source: Business Balla | May 9 2014, 6:40am CDT | by Forbes

Content to do nil for another month, the European Central Bank’s (ECB) chief made it abundantly clear yesterday that...
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Draghi's Latest Announcement Is Another Big Nothing

Jun 7 2014 6:01am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Christopher Mahoney:On Thursday, the ECB governing council announced a range of window-dressing measures intended to make it appear that the ECB understands monetary policy. None of the announced measures will do anything to raise nominal growth to the level required to achieve a material reduction in unemployment. Europe's problem is the combination of a deflationary monetary policy, a contractionary fiscal policy, and ongoing credit contraction caused by the unending banki ...
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EU to impose more restrictive measures against Russia
Brussels, July 30 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has agreed a package of "significant" additional restrictive measures targeting sectoral cooperation and exchanges with Russia, the European Council said in a statement Tuesday. | by IANS
 
Green spaces impact birth weight positively
London, July 29 (IANS) Where expecting mothers live can also have a bearing on the birth weight of their babies as researchers have found that mothers who live near green spaces deliver babies with significantly higher birth weights. | by IANS
 
What makes you a pessimist?
London, July 29 (IANS) Cannot see thing turning out to be all right? A hyperactive habenula, half the size of a pea in the brain that tracks predictions about negative events, could be the key, a study suggests. | by IANS
 
 

Financial Fragmentation Continues To Divide The Eurozone

Source: Business Balla | Apr 28 2014, 1:01pm CDT | by Forbes

The ECB has today released an interesting new metric by which to judge the level of financial integration within the...
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An Economics Lesson For Professor Sinn

Source: Business Balla | Apr 27 2014, 8:44pm CDT | by Forbes

Writing in Project Syndicate, Hans Werner Sinn, Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the University of Munich, ...
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Once Again, François Fumbles In France

Source: Business Balla | Apr 2 2014, 1:57pm CDT | by Forbes

If a week is a long time in politics then, the 23 months since May 2012 when the French elected François Hollande to be...
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ECB Stands Firm Despite Deflation Threat -- Here's Why

Source: Business Balla | Mar 6 2014, 1:26pm CST | by Forbes

ECB Stands Firm Despite Deflation Threat -- Here's Why
In the past month we’ve heard from the IMF, OECD and countless commentators warning of the risks of not taking action...
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France...Economy & Presidency

Source: Business Balla | Jan 14 2014, 7:48am CST | by Forbes

France...Economy & Presidency
This afternoon at 16:30 CET the President of France, François Hollande, will hold a press conference where he intends...
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Merkel hails Greek progress in cutting debt

Source: Business Balla | Nov 22 2013, 10:14pm CST | by IANS

Berlin, Nov 23 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday praised the progress Greece has made in cutting debt while meeting her Greek counterpart, but said more could be done in its efforts to overcome the crisis.
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