September 19, 2018

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Europe as German Empire

The German Eurozone Empire

The German Eurozone Empire

A year ago I described Europe as being, in all but name, Germany’s empire of 500 million people – but one about to become a major burden. It would nevertheless stand by its “troubled empire.” Notwithstanding domestic opposition, Germany would “provide or mobilize enough financial aid” to avoid collapse of the Eurozone, “which would be so devastating to the nation’s political, economic and financial interests.” [Read more…]

Inflation: a Menace or a Mirage?

Inflation: a Menace or a Mirage?

Inflation: Menace or Mirage

Inflation: Menace or Mirage

An inflation panic is under way, sending the prices of even the safest bonds into free-fall. Ten-year US Treasuries have fallen 7 per cent in value since late last year, ten-year German Bunds by 9 per cent since mid-2010. Are we really heading into a period of strongly rising prices, and how ought this to affect our personal investment strategy? [Read more…]

Germany Faces the Burden of Empire

The past 60 years have been great for Germany.

Rebuilding a powerful modern economy at the heart of Europe. Establishing an empire of 500 million people based on willing consensus among its territories. Leaving to France predominance in the policymaking of the empire, thus converting a traditional enemy into a close ally. [Read more…]