January 6, 2014

Look Who Likes the Anglo-Saxon Econ Model Now

Henrik Muller, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Should the European Central Bank follow the Anglo-Saxon model and buy up vast quantities of sovereign bonds in attempt to finally overcome the euro crisis? ECB head Mario Draghi is under pressure to act now. But what are his options?

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TAGGED: Global Economy, Eurozone, European Central Bank


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