Tag: QE

QE = Primarily A Debt Monetization Exercise

QE = Primarily A Debt Monetization Exercise

Headlines: Credit Ratings = Meaningless To Central Banks. Central Banks Incentivized To Overpay = Lower Sovereign Credit Costs. ************************************ CASE STUDY: USA + Italy ******* USA = S&P Long Term Credit Rating = AAA+ Italy = S&P Long Term Credit […]

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Why Is RBI Becoming Hawkish?

Inflation is under control, Currency is well behaved, credit growth at multi year low . “The MPC minutes revealed RBI executive director Michael Patra was of the view a pre-emptive 25-basis-point hike in the policy rate was required to prevent […]

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April European Central Bank Meeting And Gold

Last week was a busy time for central banks. In particular, the European Central Bank released its most recent monetary policy statement. What does it imply for the gold market? Gold Riksbank Keeps Rates Steady, but Expands QE On Thursday, […]

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Ode To Investors: Super Size Me!

How do you take your plaque? C’mon, we all have our victual vices that risk turning the gourmet in us gourmand. Those naughty nibbles that do so tempt us. Is it a bacon, cheese, well…anything? Maybe a slice of pie […]