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Bernanke’s « Syrian Moment »

Published by Fabrice Drouin Ristori | Sep 29, 2013

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s decision to go ahead with unabated quantitative easing (QE) seems to have taken many by surprise. To such an extent that, from now on, the major market participants are saying they have totally lost faith in Ben Bernanke. True, Ben Bernanke has been saying constantly, fo...

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Bernanke Confessing QE Tapering Impossible

Published by Philippe Herlin | Sep 26, 2013

Last Thursday, there was quite a surprise : contrary to what the majority of market participants were anticipating, Ben Bernanke decided not to taper his QE (quantitative easing). Thus, $85B a month is still being created by the Fed to keep buying $45B of federal debt and $40B of mortgage-backed sec...

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Gold Slowly Getting Its Shine Back

Published by Philippe Herlin | Sep 5, 2013

This drop in the price of gold in the first quarter of this year, though significant, will no doubt seem very soon like a glitch, a short pause. The price of gold really started to go up in 2002 when the Fed implemented its laxist policies and now the central banks are stuck with their printing pres...

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