June 13, 2014

Wanted: Inflation in Germany

Chris Johns, Irish Times

The Associated Press

The current behaviour of global bond and equity markets could, as is often the case, be simply irrational. About the only way we can justify all-time highs in bond prices and stock markets is if inflation is likely to stay at current low levels forever and real economic growth also trundles along at current modest rates. That’s good enough for Britain and the US but a likely disaster in the making for Europe.

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