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Book Notes: The Money Trap

First published in Central Banking, Vol XXIII, Number i, August 2012, page 86. Four insights in particular are worth mentioning: First, Pringle is right to draw attention to the frequency of financial instability in the post-Bretton Woods world. Since the early 1980s there has been an average of one such episode every three years. The relationship between these…
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Discredited central bankers caught in the money trap

Central banking used to be an august profession – highly respected, almost reverred, mainly because they looked after everybody’s money. But now that Wall Street can rake in more money than God, and the Fed and European Central Bank are still printing money to keep their economies from deflating, central bankers have lost their god-like…
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