Tag "central banks"
Central bank intervention: Masterpiece or mess?
On January 29, 2016, Bank of Japan Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda, hosted a press conference about Japan’s decision to lower interest rates below 0% for the first time.
(Not) boring finds for February 2016
Our team comes across hundreds of weird and wonderful reads in our daily research. Below are the handful that stood out for us last month.
Thinking for ourselves: Lessons from the NBA's Phil Jackson
One of the core tenets of Jackson’s approach to leadership is allowing individuals to discover their own destiny by forcing them to accept individual responsibility.
An imperfect signal
Bondholders have been on quite the ride in the last few months. The year began with yields moving lower in many regions—notably Europe—to the surprise of some investors who just last year thought that rates could only go higher.
What’s up with Denmark?
For a country whose population is smaller than that of NYC, the Kingdom of Denmark is getting a lot of press these days.
Escalated danger rating
Financial markets function relatively well most of the time; it is only on occasion that markets break, the system goes awry and crises ensue.
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