Daily Archive: February 2, 2017

Feb
02

The Federal Reserve Is Already Reversing QE In A Strange Sort Of Way

Yes, perhaps there really is a good reason why I do journalism and they, Bernanke and Yellen, do central banking. The takeaway here being we should fear the end of QE less than we perhaps do, because they’ve been working hard to make it less important all along

Feb
02

Trump Trade Team Gets One Right – Germany Benefits On Trade From Weak Euro

Praise be, we’ve actually found an economic point that Peter Navarro is correct about

Feb
02

North Korea sacks head of secret police amid signs of ‘crack in elite’

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has dismissed its minister of state security, a key aide to the reclusive state’s young leader, Kim Jong Un, South Korea said on Friday, in what a high-profile defector said would be another sign of a “crack in the elite” in Pyongyang if true.

Feb
02

Pirates, cyclones and mud: Bangladesh’s island solution to Rohingya crisis

THENGAR CHAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – The island is two hours by boat from the nearest settlement. There are no buildings, mobile phone reception or people. During the monsoon it often floods and, when the seas are calm, pirates roam nearby waters hunting for fishermen to kidnap for ransom.

Feb
02

Pence to attend Munich Security Conference, organizers say

BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has accepted an invitation to attend the Feb. 17-19 Munich Security Conference, conference organizers said on Friday.

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