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What Monetary Policy 3 (MP3) Will Look LikeDaily Observations | February 2016
As discussed yesterday, it seems intuitively obvious to us, and is in keeping with our experiences, that four factors drive relative economic growth – competitiveness, indebtedness, culture and luck. These are not independent influences so we could configure them in different ways.Read
Thoughts on the Oil Investment Cycle
Daily Observations | March 2016
We are in the midst of the fourth major oil investment bust since 1900, and while this cycle is different in some critical ways (particularly the speed at which investment translates in to output), the big picture process is the same as in previous cycles.
Some Thoughts on Why European and Japanese QE Are Proving Insufficient
Daily Observations | October 2015
The Fed ended QE in October 2014, and in the early part of 2015 that withdrawal of dollar printing was initially offset by an improvement in private sector credit creation and large quantitative easings in Euroland and Japan.