Financial Times (ft.com) video above published Oct 9, 2017: Outgoing German finance chief says central bank policies risk forming ‘new bubbles’--Wolfgang Schäuble has warned that spiralling levels of global debt and liquidity present a serious risk to the world economy, in his parting shot as Germany’s finance minister.
- Austria election 2017 results 15 Oct 2017: Eurosceptic Conservative Millennial Sebastian Kurz, age 31, declares victory--Europe's youngest leader--'Brussels Nightmare'
- FT.com: Paris and Berlin at odds over key plank of eurozone reform plans
- Merkel's Party Suffers Vote Setback in Germany's Lower Saxony on Sunday, Oct 15, 2017, with the poorest showing in 58 years for Angela Merkel's party, the CDU, in Lower Saxony (a German state larger than the Netherlands), further weakening Merkel as she tries to form an "awkward" alliance with pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and environmentalist Greens. Negotiations could well drag into 2018, reports Reuters.com.
What Tulips and the Great Recession Have in CommonMarkets may be underpricing global risks, #ECB official says https://t.co/GtHqgg19Pm via @markets #markets #bonds 3FX #bondbubble— Robert Burgess (@burgessansm) October 9, 2017
Bloomberg.com video above published Oct 9, 2017: Most people would agree that the bond market is expensive. But is it in a bubble? Alan Greenspan thinks so. So will this bubble be popping anytime soon? Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro explains. #BondBubble
Everybody Wants Duration Even as Fed Normalization Draws Near https://t.co/ViEa89tvwc via @markets #markets #bonds #bondbubble #Fed— Robert Burgess (@burgessansm) October 5, 2017
If you must own #bonds stick to short-term bonds…the #bondbubble is now back to where it was in July 2007!— Vern Sumnicht (@VernSumnicht) October 5, 2017