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Deutsche Bank… playing the bailout Hokey cokey

Bailout in Bailout out… In out, In out, shake the share price about Do the hokey cokey, DB gets turned around.. That’s what its all about…… Do the bailout cokey… Etc At the weekend Angela Merkel promises no DB bailout.  But not everyone read that memo.  Die Bild newspaper ran with Chief Executive John Cryan’s comment that state aid is “not on the table”.  But yesterday Die Zeit reported that an emergency plan was being worked on “if the worst comes to the worst”. Already today one […]

Inflationary pressures building..

So CPI for August was unchanged from July at 0.6%yoy (still way below the Bank of England’s 2% target). However its factory gate prices that once again are causing inflationary alarm. What I used to call PIPs and POPs, producer input prices and producer output prices, now seem to have changed their name. But the […]

Carney and Rates and Markets

I am slightly confused why £ fell on Carney’s rate cut speech because as I wrote last week, the gilt market had priced in rate cuts by first thing last Friday. Although I guess that is why macro hedge funds exist – to trade differences between markets. Having said that gilts also rallied strongly with […]

Louise Cooper, CFA, columnist, commentator, speaker and reporter on today's economy and market activity – business, industry, money and personal finance.
'a brilliant communicator with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

Louise Cooper, CFA, columnist, commentator, speaker and reporter on today's economy and market activity – business, industry, money and personal finance.
'a brilliant communicator with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

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