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 another one flips, promising to turn state’s evidence.”
http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-04/how-to-run-your-hedge-fund-from-a-prison-cell.html?ftcamp=crm/email/2012105/nbe/AlphavilleLondon/product

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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 request for searching the best candidate whose the most important feature is the gender. The crisis must really be over if this is the key agenda for European decision makers.

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An opening for the £302,885 annual salary job at the BoE

Government to advertise Bank of England governor job for first time
A new governor of the Bank of England to succeed Mervyn King will be chosen by the end of the year through “fair and open competition”, chancellor George Osborne has said, with advertisements for the job to run from Friday.”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/9536382/Government-to-advertise-Bank-of-England-governor-job-for-first-time.html

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Die Welt – “Financial markets cheer the death of the Bundesbank”

“(…) the German Bundesbank released a statement after Mario Draghi’s press conference that said Buba president Jens Weidmann continues to stand opposed to the central bank buying sovereign bonds.”

Die Welt’s lede: “ECB President Draghi breaks with brazen principles of German monetary policy. The central bank is pumping unlimited money in the bond markets. Stock markets cheer – for Germany, the nightmare begins.”

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Mishs Global Economic Trend Analysis: Unlimited Bond Buying “With Strings”; Mario Draghi vs. Randall from Monsters Inc

 

Mishs Global Economic Trend Analysis: Unlimited Bond Buying “With Strings”; Mario Draghi vs. Randall from Monsters Inc.

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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, August 2012. The Westerwaves official website is here http://www.westerwaves.com

 

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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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