Tag: eurozone

The EU At 60: Part II

The EU At 60: Part II

Last week, we began our retrospective on the EU. This week we will examine the post-Cold War expansion of the EU, including a discussion of the creation of the euro and the Eurozone. With this background, we will analyze the […]

Hedge Funds See 2.29% Gains For 1Q 2017

Hedge Funds See 2.29% Gains For 1Q 2017

Hedge funds gained 0.34% during the month of March, bringing its first quarter performance to a gain of 2.29%. Meanwhile underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) gained 0.79% during the month, with first quarter gains […]

The Sovereign Doom Loop: Deutsche Bank AG Edition

The Sovereign Doom Loop: Deutsche Bank AG Edition

Karen Shaw Petrou’s memorandum to the Federal Financial Analytics clients  on “The Sovereign Doom Loop: Deutsche Bank Edition.” TO: Federal Financial Analytics Clients FROM: Karen Shaw Petrou DATE: September 30, 2016 The Sovereign Doom Loop: Deutsche Bank Edition Earlier this week, […]

Failure Of Inflation Targeting?!

Failure Of Inflation Targeting?!

Failure of Inflation Targeting?! by Axel Merk, Merk Investments It ain’t working. Eight years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, central bank chiefs suggest they have saved the world, but have they? We argue central banks have become part […]

Brexit Thwarts UK And Eurozone Growth

Brexit Thwarts UK And Eurozone Growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its growth projection for the Eurozone in the wake of Brexit. But instead of basing its revision on a strict subtraction of the UK’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from that of the Eurozone, […]