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'If You Ain't Cheating, You Ain't Trying' – How Forex Has Changed

May 27th, 2015
in Op Ed

by Andre Spicer, The Conversation

If you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying” were the words of one trader working in the foreign exchange market. They belie an attitude that was widespread among traders in this market between 2009 and 2013. Cheating was simply a normal part of a trader’s day job. In fact, not cheating would be to shirk your duties.

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What Exactly is the Role of an Inflation-Targeting Central Bank?

May 26th, 2015
in Op Ed

Hypocracy about "Rules" in the Eurozone

by Dirk Ehnts, Econoblog101

I have always thought that an inflation-targeting central bank is independent because it follows a clear goal: get inflation to fall in line with the target in the medium term. What I cannot understand is what ECB and Bundesbank are doing.

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First QE Results are in: ECB did not Engage in “Printing Money”!

May 24th, 2015
in Op Ed

by Dirk Ehnts, Econoblog101

"Europe finally starts pumping markets with cash", CNN Money titled in early March 2015 when the ECB announced its program of quantitative easing (QE). Other press outfits wrote similar lines (Telegraph, RT, Reuters, ...) whereas some understood what was going on at the time (among others, the BBC).

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The Federal Reserve May Not Be Expert Enough To Manage The Economy

May 24th, 2015
in Op Ed

Written by

Yesterday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen admitted:

Of course, the outlook for the economy, as always, is highly uncertain. I am describing the outlook that I see as most likely, but based on many years of making economic projections, I can assure you that any specific projection I write down will turn out to be wrong, perhaps markedly so. For many reasons, output and job growth over the next few years could prove to be stronger, and inflation higher, than I expect; correspondingly, employment could grow more slowly, and inflation could remain undesirably low.

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Derailing Amtrak: Tracking the Latest Disaster in the Infrastructure Crisis

May 22nd, 2015
in Op Ed

by Ellen Brown, Web of Debt

The dangerous underfunding of US infrastructure was underscored by a fatal train derailment on May 12th. The tragedy did not deter the House Appropriations Committee from voting to slash Amtrak funding the very next day. There are ways Congress could fund its massive infrastructure bill without raising taxes. But the conservative-controlled Congress seems to have other plans for the nation's profitable public assets.

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