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Daniel Lacalle

Daniel Lacalle has a PhD in Economics and is author of Escape from the Central Bank Trap, Life In The Financial Markets and The Energy World Is Flat.

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Why Is the Euro Still Gaining Against the Dollar?

09/12/2017FedWatch
The ECB has been trying to weaken the Euro. The relative weakness of the US dollar, however, continues to make the Euro look good by comparison.

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Are Central Banks Nationalising the Economy?

08/24/2017FedWatch
Massive monetization of debt is just a way of perpetuating and strengthening the crowding-out effect of the public sector over the private sector.

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People’s QE? It's Venezuela with Tea and Cakes

Money and Banking

Blog08/18/2017
Jeremy Corbyn's "People's QE" is just the Argentinian model and the Venezuelan model disguised in Anglo-Saxon terms.

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The Rise of Zombie Companies — And Why It Matters

08/08/2017FedWatch
A zombie company merely survives thanks to the constant refinancing of its debt. Thanks to central banks, their numbers are alarmingly large.

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Europe's Unsustainable Welfare State

Taxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog07/14/2017
The EU average tax burden on workers is 44.9%. The average worker in the EU spends half a year working for the tax man. This is not sustainable.

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