Tag Archives: central banking

The ECB and QE: A Risky Experiment

Long-time central bank watchers will not be surprised to hear that J├╝rgen Stark is skeptical about the program of quantitative easing (QE) launched by the European Central Bank (ECB) on 22 January. Read More

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Checking the Math on Global Equity Prices, China Growth, the French Economy, and Gold

Portfolio manager Grant Williams used mathematical proofs to explain four key disconnects between financial markets and the global economy. Read More

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Kyle Bass: Central Bankers Are Building Potemkin Villages to Deceive Us

The prominent hedge fund manager, who believes that policymakers are simply shifting the day of reckoning into the future, updated his thesis on Japan. Read More

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Day 2 Recap: Central Banking, Strategies for a Low-Yield World, Notable Quotes (Video)

CFA Institute content directors Ron Rimkus, CFA, and Jason Voss, CFA, highlight more key takeaways from the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Singapore. Read More

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Audience Poll: Investment Pros and CFA Charterholders Weigh In on Future of Asset Management

Using live-response polling technology, Annual Conference attendees forecasted equity market returns and identified major drivers of risk and reward. Read More

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“Banks Don’t Fail. They Are Destroyed,” Says Nigeria’s Reforming Central Bank Chief

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has combined tough talk with firm action to reform the banking sector in Africa’s most populous country. Read More

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