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How to Run Your Hedge Fund From a Prison Cell- Bloomberg

“As if America’s hedge-fund elite didn’t have enough crises to worry about — riots in Spain, the fiscal cliff, Lindsay Lohan’s hotel brawl — the parade of underlings copping pleas to insider-trading crimes just keeps growing. Every week it seems … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Munchau: The dwindling chances of a banking union put Draghi in a tight spot.

Welcome back to the eurozone crisis http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/b21f3840-072a-11e2-92b5-00144feabdc0.html#axzz27xREghtM

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Eurozone is facing another imbalance

This time it’s not about debt, euro or bond purchasing. This time is serious. The European Parliament is asking: where are the female central bankers? EP is postponing an appointment of the sixth member of the ECB Executive Board in … Continue reading

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Even if economy is falling apart

there is always a chance to enjoy great music. Together with the national central punks of the euro area we can soon celebrate a release of a brand new album of the Westerwaves. Stay tuned for it’s coming this month, … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Anna Schwartz

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How Much Is a Good Central Banker Worth? – The Atlantic

How Much Is a Good Central Banker Worth? – The Atlantic.

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Professor Bernanke teaches us

about central banks and current financial crisis in a series of live stream lectures. Today, 29 March comes the last lecture. All possible to watch here: http://www.ustream.tv/federalreserve

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Well done Warsaw: Poland’s debt trumps Germany’s and America’s | The Economist

Well done Warsaw: Poland’s debt trumps Germany’s and America’s | The Economist. “ANYONE who takes financial-market indicators as a guide to the real world must be mad or a banker. But it is still interesting to note, as Bloomberg has … Continue reading

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Perversion of central banks “lender of last resort” role

Charles I. Plosser (Phil Fed) – “Pressure on central banks is also showing up through other channels. In some circles, it has become fashionable to invoke “lender of last resort” arguments as a reason for central banks to engage in … Continue reading

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I’d like to thank P. Volcker…

… A. Blinder, O. Issing, R. Nixon and W. Duisenberg because quotations from these people helped me to defend my PhD thesis in economics. http://www.tse.fi/EN/media/events/Pages/DissertationDefenceLicSocScAleksandraMaslowska.aspx http://www.tse.fi/EN/media/news/Pages/DissertationCentral-Bank-Independence-Matters.aspx

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