Category Archives: European Central Bank

Backlash to World Economic Order Clouds Outlook at IMF Talks

Fed by stagnant wages and diminishing job security, the populist uprising threatens to depress a world economy that is already weak and fragile.  The sentiment toward less integration and more trade barriers also pose risks for elevated financial markets that … Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank Under Pressure

Deutsche Bank, a bank that is considered too big to fail with $2.02 trillion in assets, has undergone a number of issues this week. Clients including several hedge funds have withdrawn billion of dollars from the bank as a result … Continue reading

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Negative Interest Rates

An unprecedented market phenomenon has economists the world over scratching their heads: negative yielding corporate debt. Currently, European investors hold approximately €465 billion, or roughly $512 billion, of negative yielding investment-grade corporate debt. The idea of negative interest rates may … Continue reading

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ECB Leaves Stimulus Unchanged

The European Central Bank decided to stand pat on its €1.7 trillion ($1.9 trillion) stimulus at a policy meeting on Thursday. This decision comes even as the ECB continues to miss its 2% inflation target, and investors are expecting the … Continue reading

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