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Mario Draghi Loosely Outlines ECB Quantitative Easing for 2015

The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to follow the Bank of England by not cutting interest rates. Still, ECB President Mario Draghi has talked up the scenario for additional ...
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What to Expect From European Central Bank and Draghi on Quantitative Easing

Thursday is expected to bring word of expanded economic stimulus at the European Central Bank (ECB) meeting, with the likely timing being early 2015. Mario Draghi has already gone as ...
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Draghi Talks More About Coming Quantitative Easing

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), spoke on Monday to the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. While there are many comments in the prepared notes ...
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Eurozone GDP and Inflation Show Why Quantitative Easing Is Becoming More Certain

Eurostat has released the flash estimate for third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) for the eurozone. The report has a mixed bias to it. The good news is that it was ...
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ECB and UK Maintain Low Rates, Late Word on Quantitative Easing (Updated)

With deflation in the air in Europe, some form of additional easing measures might have been hoped for. That hope has faded, and the reality is that European Central Bank ...
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The Stock Market Joke of October: What Sell-Off?

The end of September brought a sell-off in stocks that went well into October. The first half of October was a month in which many investors started to wonder if ...
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Why WisdomTree Is Back!

WisdomTree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) may seem like an unusual bull market barometer, considering how many investment management firms there are, but Wisdom Tree is back. The company may be ...
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Gold, Silver Skid on Japanese Easing

Gold prices have lost nearly 3% Friday morning to trade at around $1,163, following the surprise announcement of an increase in the Bank of Japan’s planned asset purchases. The bank ...
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Japan Surprises Markets With More Quantitative Easing

The Bank of Japan pumped some air under equity markets Friday morning when its board of governors voted to increase its annual asset purchase amount from a target range of ...
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FOMC Ends Asset Buying, Continues Near-Zero Interest Rate

The Federal Reserve released the minutes of the September meeting of its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Wednesday afternoon. The big news is that the FOMC voted to end ...
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GDP vs. FOMC vs. Unemployment and Payrolls

24/7 Wall St. wanted to make an update for its readers about the dual importance of economic reports. It is unemployment that rules the roost in most months, but this ...
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Richmond Fed President Lacker Warns of Rate Hikes

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond president, Jeffrey Lacker, was a continuous voice of dissent on quantitative easing for quite some time. So, should it be of any surprise that ...
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FOMC Sets New Outlook on Rate Hikes, Inflation, Unemployment and Tapering

The Federal Reserve and Janet Yellen have released their rate and monetary policy for the June 18 FOMC announcement. While inflation was seen ticking up in the CPI report this ...
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St. Louis Fed Bullard Still Sees Rate Hike Sooner Than Markets Expect

James Bullard, President of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, spoke on Monday in front of a group at the Tennessee Bankers Association Annual Meeting. The speech was titled "How Far ...
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European Central Bank Launches Negative Interest Policy Experiment

The European Central Bank (ECB) has now done something most of have never seen before. It has adopted its own quantitative easing method by adopting at least a partial negative ...
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