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Hedge funds foiled by Europe’s distorted debt market

(Reuters) – Ultra-easy European Central Bank monetary policy is protecting the debts of some of the bloc’s weakest countries from attack by speculative hedge funds. Through a combination of low rates and bond purchases over the last four months, the […]

ECB has a Hedge Fund Issue

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Two stories have come out in the last few days with regard to how the ECB handles news and hedge funds. On Monday, ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure caused the first problem when he spoke at […]

Fed, ECB prepare to tackle deflation head-on

Reuters – Officials from the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank on Sunday vowed to fight the damaging effects of deflation as the global economy suffers a deep and lengthy recession. In just a few months, central bankers’ concerns […]