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Janet Yellen

The Three Battles of Donald

April 12, 2017 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

What is not normal is the divisiveness, intensity, level of danger, and sometimes banality of the conflicts created by the new president of the United States.

4 = 2 = 1 = 0 = -2 = QE4

June 23, 2016 // Les Econoclastes - France - French

For a few years now, finance has dwelled on an illusion. The illusion that growth is infinite, that central banks have supernatural powers, that penal sanctions can never be eschewed, and that Janet Yellen is smarter than the rest of the world.

The Market Is Always Right

March 14, 2016 // Les Econoclastes - France - French

The market is always right: a sentence uttered many times, and yet it still doesn’t mean anything other than to reveal the intellectual vacuity of the financial world.

May the Force Be with Her

December 26, 2015 // Les Échos - France - French

We’ve been waiting for years. The suspense hasn’t stopped rising, thanks to skillfully broadcast trailers and teasers. We know the basic plot and the main protagonists, but this Wednesday is the big day. The release of the new “Star Wars” movie? No. The meeting of the American Federal Reserve Board's Federal [Read more]

They Might Be Taking Us for Fools

November 16, 2015 // Les Econoclastes - France - French

We can reasonably start to doubt the mathematical abilities of the U.S. government since overlooking so many job losses is more akin to "biased statistics" than anything else.

The Best Decision

September 30, 2015 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Yesterday, the U.S. Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates at their current levels and postpone the predicted increase until a time at which the increase will produce more favorable results. The Fed's decision is a prudent response to the complex circumstances surrounding the United States' economy and the [Read more]
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