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Poll - New ECB long-term loans not likely to revive euro zone lending - Reuters UK

Poll - New ECB long-term loans not likely to revive euro zone lending - Reuters UK | Economics | Scoop.it
Reuters UK Poll - New ECB long-term loans not likely to revive euro zone lending Reuters UK But even with the new measures, economists saw a one-in-five chance of the euro zone slipping into deflation in the coming year, up from the 15 percent...
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Tinker, taper

Tinker, taper | Economics | Scoop.it
“HE’S already stayed a lot longer than he wanted.” Barack Obama’s remark in a TV interview this week fuelled speculation that Ben Bernanke, whose second term...
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Bond markets are more preoccupied by what lies in the future. Since late April the yield on ten-year Treasury bonds has leapt to more than 2.3% from 1.7%. Mortgage rates have also jumped; riskier assets such as emerging-market stocks have fallen sharply.

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Pi Versus Information Theory - IEEE Spectrum

Pi Versus Information Theory - IEEE Spectrum | Economics | Scoop.it
The mathematical constant pi is packed with meanings—or it’s meaningless
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But is all of life written in pi? No. There is nothing there. For every fact you might find, you would also find the exact opposite.

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EU bank bail-out talks deadlocked over saver protection - Telegraph

EU bank bail-out talks deadlocked over saver protection - Telegraph | Economics | Scoop.it
The EU has failed to agree rules on who should pay for failing multinational banks after ministers clashed over how flexible the system should be in a process described as “chaotic”.
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"There’s clear disagreement between France and Germany. That's why the meeting broke up," said one EU diplomat.

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