Month: May 2020

Fed fund futures turn negative, BoE talks UK back to 1706

Fed futures move into negative territory. NAB’s Gavin Friend considers why. Whilst the BoE considers a contraction not seen for 300 years.

A debt jubilee – the only real answer?

Steve Keen has long argued the need for a debt jubilee. Now, with governments, businesses and individuals racking up massive loans, is now the time to put it into practice?

Lifting lockdowns but the debt remains

Two questions remain over the COVID-19 crisis: when is it safe to lift lockdowns, and what will the debt-impact be on the economy?

Germany’s judges “declare war” on the ECB

German judges throw uncertainty on the ECB’s QE program, but NAB’s Tapas Strickland says markets are generally buoyant on back-to-work initiatives

Airlines take a beating, German judges to rule on QE

A mixed picture on equities says NAB’s Rodrigo Catril, with a court ruling on QE in Europe today’s known unknown.

You’ve had your fun, now get back to work

Balls Radio asks, how many people would you be prepared to see die to see the economy back on track? And is David Icke certifiable?

Bad start to a rocky month

Amazon, Apple, Elon Musk and President Trump all did their bit to deliver a bad start to the month, says NAB’s Ray Attrill on today’s Morning Call podcast.

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