Author Archives: Geta Grama-Moldovan

When Will the ECB Pull Its Trillions From the Markets?

After three years of asset purchases, negative interest rates and cheap loans, the European Central Bank is finally confident that it has beaten the risk of deflation in the euro area. Now it’s time to start thinking about how to ... Read

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Mafia money pollutes the EU economy


Major profits from large-scale illegal activities have to be laundered to enter the so-called clean economy. The money laundering itself is increasingly done by external specialised groups, which take a 5-8 percent cut for the service, Europol, the EU’s police ... Read

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Bitcoin Jumps After First Solution to Major Ideological Divide


Bitcoin reversed steep losses as miners began using new software which aims to bridge an ideological gap that has threatened to divide the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin’s community has been at bitter odds for more than two years about how to solve ... Read

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Europe Is Bored With Brexit


As the U.K. finally gets down to Brexit business, the rest of Europe has already moved on. Britain may be consumed by the political and economic fallout from voters’ decision to leave the European Union, but judging from the reaction ... Read

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