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At Last! QE in the ECB!



You’ll want to mark 22 January on your calendars as a date to remember. Not because it’s the birthday of Lord Byron, nor that it’s the anniversary of the maiden voyage of the first “jumbo jet,” Boeing’s 747. Rather, 22 January is important because the European Central Bank (ECB) finally…

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Increased Bank Capital Requirements – Some Investors Love It, Some Hate It



On 9 December, the Federal Reserve (Fed) released a notice of proposed rule-making (NPR) that would require the largest U.S. banks to increase their capital levels even further. Specifically, this new capital requirement will be tied to a bank’s “systemic risk profile.” That’s a fancy way…

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