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Zero Hedge
Is This The Most Overpriced Asset In The World?German bund to short. I thought the 2-year Schatz was trading at levels that si
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 minutes ago
German bund to short. I thought the 2-year Schatz was trading at levels that simply reflected expectations for an “on hold” ECB for the next two years. Much to my surprise, I was wrong. The German overnight deposit rate is trading at negative 40... Read more
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Reuters
ECB seen keeping option to prolong bond-buying again in 2018again, six sources told Reuters. A stubbornly strong euro, with its dampening
Reuters / Posted 57 minutes ago
again, six sources told Reuters. A stubbornly strong euro, with its dampening effect on inflation, is driving a rift among ECB policymakers, the sources on the ECB’s Governing Council with direct knowledge of its thinking said. The split is... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Equities Hit New All Time High Ahead Of The Fed; VIX < 10; Japan Stocks Surgethat the Brexit process would weigh on the economy’s potential growth for a per
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
that the Brexit process would weigh on the economy’s potential growth for a period. Elsewhere, at a Reuter’s interview, ECB’s governing council member Ardo Hansson reiterated that solid Eurozone growth will allow the ECB to dial back stimulus... Read more
1h
Zero Hedge
Euro Tumbles On Report ECB Is "Concerned And Divided" Over End To QE"clear and transparent" central bank communication was on full display moments
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
"clear and transparent" central bank communication was on full display moments ago, when following months of build up to an ECB taper announcement, the ECB used its favorite mouthpiece, Reuters, to "trial balloon" that an ECB decision over whether... Read more
1h
EuroNews
Portugal's bond yield plays catch up with Southern European peersbalance sheet run-up through years of post-crisis money printing. This is seen
EuroNews / Posted an hour ago
balance sheet run-up through years of post-crisis money printing. This is seen as significant by European investors as the ECB is also expected to tighten policy, possibly by announcing in October its plans for ending its own money-printing... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bill Blain: "One Fund I Met Is Convinced Bond Markets Are On The Edge Of A Precipice"debt a real possibility. European sovereign debt remains a game of Pretend and
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
debt a real possibility. European sovereign debt remains a game of Pretend and Extend. Without the implied support of the ECB – WHO WOULD BUY? Seriously… If Europe’s sovereigns were businesses, they’d be well bust by now. Growth in parts of... Read more
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express
Portugal boosts EU as bonds levels reach new levels not seen since eurozone debt crisisbalance sheet run-up through years of post-crisis money printing. This is seen
express / Posted 3 hours ago
balance sheet run-up through years of post-crisis money printing. This is seen as significant by European investors as the ECB is also expected to tighten policy, possibly by announcing in October its plans for ending its own money-printing... Read more
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Zero Hedge
About That "Coordinated Global Economic Recovery"GDP growth expectations are unchanged. What changed? Simple... G3 Central Bank
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 hours ago
GDP growth expectations are unchanged. What changed? Simple... G3 Central Banks printed over $3 trillion to save the world again. So what happens next when The Fed (and/or The ECB) begin to normalize? "paint drying", we suspect will not describe... Read more
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Hunts Post
Summer of stunning success for the Eaton Socon youngstersGold lads piled up 323-6 compared to their opponents’ offering of 293-6. And a
Hunts Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Gold lads piled up 323-6 compared to their opponents’ offering of 293-6. And a super summer of success was topped off by ECB Under 19 Club T20 Blast glory for Eaton Socon Under 19s. The club staged the recent finals day of that competition for... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed’s balance-sheet unwind will be moment of truth for financial marketsBank has yet to taper its monthly purchases of €60 billion ($71.6 billion) in b
Market Watch / Posted 15 hours ago
Bank has yet to taper its monthly purchases of €60 billion ($71.6 billion) in bonds, though investors are looking for the ECB to begin the wind-down process next year. “The Fed is also conscious of the fact that while it plans to start reducing... Read more
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Reuters
Give ECB supervisors more power, not rules: LautenschlaegerCentral Bank’s supervision arm greater discretion rather than more rules in ove
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
Central Bank’s supervision arm greater discretion rather than more rules in overseeing lenders across the euro zone, an ECB director said on Monday. “Instead of having overly detailed rules, we should have a strong basic set of rules that... Read more
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Market Watch
Here’s one slim opportunity to play the German electionnine to 12 months, with that process starting early next year. She forecasts no
Market Watch / Posted 20 hours ago
nine to 12 months, with that process starting early next year. She forecasts no interest-rate hikes until 2019 and sees ECB President Mario Draghi possibly talking down the rallying euro, which has been a headwind for shares of European... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Swiss Mystery: Someone Keeps Flushing €500 Bank Notes Down The Toiletcan make here, "dirty money", "flush with cash" and "flushing money down the to
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 hours ago
can make here, "dirty money", "flush with cash" and "flushing money down the toilet" certainly coming to mind, perhaps the ECB was on to something when it warned that €500 "Bin Laden" bills (which it has since discontinued to print) tend to be used... Read more
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Louth Leader
Lincs ECB Premier: Alford and Louth CC survive as rain ruins final dayRan dominated the final Saturday of the Lincs ECB Premier League season as Alfo
Louth Leader / Posted yesterday
Ran dominated the final Saturday of the Lincs ECB Premier League season as Alford and District CC successfully avoided the drop. Alford went into the final weekend at champions Bracebridge Heath just 10 points above second-bottom Grimsby who had a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Storm To New Record High Ahead Of Historic Fed Announcementthe pound’s best week versus the greenback since 2009, while the euro swung bet
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
the pound’s best week versus the greenback since 2009, while the euro swung between losses and gains as a report cited ECB Governing Council member Hansson advocating a “somewhat broader recalibration” of stimulus. The U.S. dollar rose to an... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Starts With A Whimper, Ends With A Bang": Trader Previews Fed's Balance Sheet Reductionthe Fed’s balance sheet is now only the third-largest in the G-10 (currency eff
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
the Fed’s balance sheet is now only the third-largest in the G-10 (currency effects and extended purchases have allowed the ECB and BOJ to move past it), it does oversee the world’s reserve currency for one thing, and for another it will be the... Read more
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Reuters
ECB's Hansson calls for broad discussion beyond 'inordinate focus' on asset buysmember Ardo Hansson said in a Reuters interview. Hansson, Estonia’s central ba
Reuters / Posted yesterday
member Ardo Hansson said in a Reuters interview. Hansson, Estonia’s central bank governor and a moderate hawk on the ECB, said robust euro zone growth will allow the ECB to dial back stimulus but normalization will be gradual. He said the... Read more
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Reuters
Banks to borrow 4.0 billion euros at ECB's weekly tendershowed on Monday. That take up by banks at the tender is similar to the 3.986
Reuters / Posted yesterday
showed on Monday. That take up by banks at the tender is similar to the 3.986 billion euros borrowed last week from the ECB. While the consensus matched a survey last week, the range of forecasts in the latest poll showed lower highs and lower... Read more
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Reuters
ECB's next move should be a set of measures going beyond QE: Hanssoncould be more precise about interest rates,” he said. Another option worth deba
Reuters / Posted yesterday
could be more precise about interest rates,” he said. Another option worth debating, Hansson said, would be making the ECB’s guidance symmetrical, not only stipulating the bank’s willingness to increase monthly asset buys if the outlook... Read more
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EuroNews
Euro zone inflation confirmed at 1.5 percent in August1.3 percent in July. Excluding the volatile components of unprocessed food and
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
1.3 percent in July. Excluding the volatile components of unprocessed food and energy, an indicator closely watched by the ECB for its monetary decisions, the rate was 1.3 percent on the year. This matched a previous estimate released by Eurostat... Read more
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Market Watch
Don’t call the German election boring — it could be huge leap or setback for the eurozoneor the eurozone finance minister, if that post is adopted. Having a German in
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
or the eurozone finance minister, if that post is adopted. Having a German in one of those roles and as head of the ECB may be too much to stomach for the other member states. That increases the chances of a non-German running the central... Read more
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Market Watch
ECB: Eurozone inflation likely to fall below 1%down its giant monetary stimulus. Inflation will probably fall to 0.9% in the
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
down its giant monetary stimulus. Inflation will probably fall to 0.9% in the first quarter of 2018, some way from the ECB's target of just below 2%, the bank said on Monday in its monthly report. Inflation had risen to 1.5% in August,... Read more
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TheBull
Low yield yet carry friendly environmentstimulus. The probable moves over coming months, by the Fed to begin reducing t
TheBull / Posted yesterday
stimulus. The probable moves over coming months, by the Fed to begin reducing the size of its balance sheet, and by the ECB to taper its monthly bond purchases, are welcome developments on the long path towards more normal operation of monetary... Read more
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Herald Sun
Gold falls on ECB, Fed tightening prospectGold prices have fallen after a European Central Bank (ECB) official calls for
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Gold prices have fallen after a European Central Bank (ECB) official calls for scaling back the bank's stimulus program, although losses were capped when weaker-than-expected US economic data raised questions about further interest rate hikes. ECB... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Gold falls on ECB, Fed tightening prospectGold prices have fallen after a European Central Bank (ECB) official calls for
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Gold prices have fallen after a European Central Bank (ECB) official calls for scaling back the bank's stimulus program, although losses were capped when weaker-than-expected US economic data raised questions about further interest rate hikes. ECB... Read more
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News.com.au
Gold falls on ECB, Fed tightening prospectGold prices have fallen after a European Central Bank (ECB) official calls for
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Gold prices have fallen after a European Central Bank (ECB) official calls for scaling back the bank's stimulus program, although losses were capped when weaker-than-expected US economic data raised questions about further interest rate hikes. ECB... Read more
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TheBull
IG Research - The long and the short of it - www.thebull.com.aueyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursda
TheBull / Posted yesterday
eyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursdays FOMC meeting, but also the 26 October ECB and the 2 November BoE meeting. Arguably the most aggressive market moves have been seen front and centre in UK assets,... Read more
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Canberra Times
8@eight: Positive start to the week for the ASXeyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursda
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
eyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursdays FOMC meeting, but also the 26 October ECB and the 2 November BoE meeting. 1. UK in focus: Arguably the most aggressive market moves have been seen front and... Read more
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WA Today
Positive start to the week for the ASXeyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursda
WA Today / Posted yesterday
eyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursdays FOMC meeting, but also the 26 October ECB and the 2 November BoE meeting. 1. UK in focus: Arguably the most aggressive market moves have been seen front and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: Positive start to the week for the ASXeyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursda
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
eyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursdays FOMC meeting, but also the 26 October ECB and the 2 November BoE meeting. 1. UK in focus: Arguably the most aggressive market moves have been seen front and... Read more
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The Age
8@eight: Positive start to the week for the ASXeyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursda
The Age / Posted yesterday
eyeing important announcements of monetary policy normalisation in this Thursdays FOMC meeting, but also the 26 October ECB and the 2 November BoE meeting. 1. UK in focus: Arguably the most aggressive market moves have been seen front and... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Durham begin investigation after spectator suffers broken legfixtures since being opened in 1995, was recently barred from hosting Test matc
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
fixtures since being opened in 1995, was recently barred from hosting Test matches following a financial bail-out from the ECB that also resulted in the club losing its first-division status. On the field, West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Adults in the Room: The Sordid Tale of Greece's Battle Against Austerity and the Troikastart of 2015 Greece was being confronted by the joint power of the European Co
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
start of 2015 Greece was being confronted by the joint power of the European Commission (EC), the European Central Bank (ECB), and the International Monetary Fund (I.M.F), collectively known as the "Troika," who were insisting that Greece impose... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Quantitative Easing In The Eurozone Will Be Extendedstable GDP growth rate, reading between the lines suggests we could see an exte
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
stable GDP growth rate, reading between the lines suggests we could see an extended Quantitative Easing program. The ECB is probably correct when it claims the economic recovery will remain ‘robust’, but it also mentions the ‘favorable... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Spectators injured after partial collapse of standfixtures since being opened in 1995, was recently barred from hosting Test matc
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
fixtures since being opened in 1995, was recently barred from hosting Test matches following a financial bail-out from the ECB that also resulted in the club losing its first-division status. ABOUT COOKIES We use cookies to help make this website... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
This week in finance: Is it time for the Fed start shrinking its $US4.5 trillion balance sheet?but not rate hikeEU: OPEC meetingMeeting in Vienna for an update on the product
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
but not rate hikeEU: OPEC meetingMeeting in Vienna for an update on the production cut deal Thursday 21/9/2017EU: ECB speechPresident Mario Draghi in Germany 22/9/2017EU: PMIsSep: Readings of both manufacturing and services activity, both... Read more
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Daily Mirror
England T20 cricket match evacuated after three fans fall through hole26 internationals since opening in 1995 - but was banned from hosting Test matc
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
26 internationals since opening in 1995 - but was banned from hosting Test matches last years as a punishment for Durham for accepting a financial bailout from the ECB. England lost to the West Indies by 21 runs as the hosts were bowled out for... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Deutsche Bank: "This Is The $2.5 Trillion Question"or about 0.4% of its total AUM. Putting this "shrinkage" in context, over the s
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
or about 0.4% of its total AUM. Putting this "shrinkage" in context, over the same time period, the Bank of Japan and the ECB will continue adding new liquidity amounting to more than $400 billion. As a result, in Q4 net global liquidity will... Read more
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Spalding Today
WEEKEND WEB: Markets stumble as clouds rumble2016 (yields move inversely to prices). Oil firmed as hurricanes disrupted pro
Spalding Today / Posted 2 days ago
2016 (yields move inversely to prices). Oil firmed as hurricanes disrupted production. • The European Central Bank (ECB) indicated it just might make a decision next month about whether and when it should start scaling back its massive... Read more
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express
Eurozone economy still needs 'substantial' support, Euro bank economist warnsEuro bank economist warns THE fragile eurozone still needs huge levels of mone
express / Posted 2 days ago
Euro bank economist warns THE fragile eurozone still needs huge levels of monetary support, the European Central Bank (ECB)'s chief economist has warned. ECB chief Mario Draghi has also warned the eurozone still needs support The central bank... Read more
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Market Watch
A hawkish ECB has placed German bund yields squarely in the spotlightCentral Bank President Mario Draghi has hinted that a more substantial discussi
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Central Bank President Mario Draghi has hinted that a more substantial discussion of the tapering of the ECB’s €60 billion ($71.7 billion) monthly asset purchases at its October meeting. Many investors have bet on that yield... Read more
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Reuters
France and Italy open to German ECB chief, but not Weidmann: SpiegelMinister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his officials of their position. Paris and Rom
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his officials of their position. Paris and Rome fear Weidmann, a long-time critic of the ECB’s quantitative easing programme, would oppose a flexible and pragmatic monetary policy in times of crisis, but Der... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Yesterday's "Watershed" Central Bank Announcement Which Everybody Missedkick-in for financial stability. This will lead to greater policy divergence be
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
kick-in for financial stability. This will lead to greater policy divergence between the likes of the BoC and BoE, Fed, ECB and the BoJ and RBA, but ultimately policies will once again reconverge as more central banks follow in the BOC's... Read more
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EuroNews
France and Italy open to German ECB chief, but not Weidmann - SpiegelMinister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his officials of their position. Paris and Rome
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his officials of their position. Paris and Rome fear Weidmann, a long-time critic of the ECB’s quantitative easing programme, would oppose a flexible and pragmatic monetary policy in times of crisis, but Der... Read more
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Reuters
Greece sees no need for precautionary credit line to exit bailoutfor 2018. “The Greek case is simple, Greek banks are part of the European syst
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
for 2018. “The Greek case is simple, Greek banks are part of the European system. We have the European authorities, the ECB and the SSM (Single Supervisory Mechanism), neither of which is asking for an asset quality review,” Tsakalotos... Read more
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DW
Italy, France: 'We don't want Jens Weidmann to become ECB president' |both nations had told German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble that they had n
DW / Posted 3 days ago
both nations had told German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble that they had nothing against a German at the helm of the ECB, "but it must not be Jens Weidmann." The report elaborated that southern eurozone nations feared current pragmatic and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Goldman Is Becoming Increasingly Bearish On Junk Bondsto improve still warrant an underweight allocation. Why does this matter? Beca
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
to improve still warrant an underweight allocation. Why does this matter? Because for the past 18 months, or since the ECB launched its CSPP corporate bond monetization program, fundamentals have not mattered as investors snapped up any piece... Read more
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express
Merkel under pressure: German Chancellor backs Juncker's dream of EU finance ministerMerkel also said economic cooperation was still "incoherent."Related articles
express / Posted 3 days ago
Merkel also said economic cooperation was still "incoherent."Related articles 'There's no stock market bubble!' ECB chief slaps down Deutsche Bank Revealed: Bank of England fears over Deutsche Bank's Brexit model Angela Merkel in... Read more
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Newsmax
Gold Weighed Down by Prospects of Fed, ECB Tighteningalthough losses were capped when weaker than expected U.S. economic data raised
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
although losses were capped when weaker than expected U.S. economic data raised questions about further rate hikes. ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger made the most explicit call so far from an ECB policymaker for paring the bank's 2.3... Read more
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Reuters
Former ECB board member says EU rules could pose bank run risksrescued. “We should reflect on whether the resolution framework can accelerate
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
rescued. “We should reflect on whether the resolution framework can accelerate bank runs,” Jose Manuel Gonzalez-Paramo, an ECB board member between 2004 and 2012, said in a contribution to Eurofi magazine, a financial publication. Gonzalez-Paramo,... Read more
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