Category Archives: European Union

Euro flatten

While one realizes that Epoch Times is a Falun Gong paper, and hence associated with promotion of a particular anti-Chinese Communist perspective, articles may be separated from such context. Learning about yet another disadvantage to membership in the European Union; … Continue reading

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Sovereign is Sovereign

Great Britain will be having a referendum on continuing its membership in the European Union. The Prime Minister has said that he has obtained sufficient “compromise” from other European Union members, in relation to issues affecting Great Britain’s sovereignty, that … Continue reading

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Constraint

Going to have to go back to the advocacy times for a European Union. Were the potential disadvantages emphasized as well? From “Ireland writing a new economic textbook”, by G. Pascal Zachary. The Wall Street Journal, via the Globe and … Continue reading

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Greece: Allnight Dance Fadeout

Greece hasn’t done what it said it would do, fiscally, for at least a year and a half. Germany’s next to last move was to buy back bonds from its own banks to avoid default. Presumably Germany as the bondholder … Continue reading

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Buyback to Borrow More

Their capacity to shock and awe markets will not occur in one day, but over time. Thinking about the European Central Bank buying bonds. What it is buying is bonds in the secondary market, from what I can see. No … Continue reading

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