This post is going to be about the tightening of financial conditions as evidenced by a rush to safe haven assets and bond market spread-widening. But …
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Coronavirus now causing rapid tightening of financial conditionsThis post is going to be about the tightening of financial conditions as evidenced by a rush to safe haven assets and bond market spread-widenin…
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Markets are diving across the globe today, with fears of the negative impact of the coronavirus making most headlines. I made my view on this clear on …
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Whenever I give the 'all-clear’ to the US economy - even on a near-term basis, I am always a little uneasy given how little we know about the lasting i…
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I watched the Democratic Debate in Las Vegas last night. And after looking at some analysis of the economy and the debate this morning, I came to the c…
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I just saw a tweet by Vox journalist Aaron Rupar discussing the controversy surrounding the release of Bernie Sanders' health records. And it led me to…
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I am going to write mostly about the economic impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak today. But I have one or two other pieces to add here as well…
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It was almost exactly nine years ago that I wrote called “Corporatism masquerading as liberty” at Credit Writedowns. The gist was that, as I put it the…
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Millennials' openness to socialism and more on a brokered conventionHappy Valentine's Day! Let me make this a quick post, spurred on by three things - one thing I heard in conversation I had, one thing I heard on…
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Two topics today: the US and the EU. Unlike Monday, when it was the politics in the EU and the economy in the US, this time, I want to talk about the p…
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At first, I called this post "More on Quarles and the introduction of a standing repo facility". But that's not a sexy title is it? That's because repo…
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Today is a bit of a potpourri because I have three different unrelated topics to discuss and one review item. But I'll make it (relatively) short. I ha…
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