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Short and Sharp: European political risk is still alive



European political risk seems to once again be rearing its ugly head. Last week, Catalonia voted in favor of declaring independence from Spain, with an overwhelming 90% majority. Turnout was low at 43%; although, this was partially due to heavy-handed attempts by the Civil Guard to stop the…

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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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