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Linda Yueh

Linda Yueh is a London-based economics editor for Bloomberg Television. An internationally-recognized economist, speaker, author and business advisor, Yueh is a fellow in economics at Oxford University.


ECB President Mario Draghi on Oct. 4, 2012 in Brdo, Slovenia

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ECB President Mario Draghi on Oct. 4, 2012 in Brdo, Slovenia

Draghi Defends ECB’s Independence Amid Bond Buying

ECB President Mario Draghi mounted a robust defense of the independence of the central bank against critics who say that the new Outright Monetary Transactions (OMT) bond buying program compromises it. Vocal critics include former German council members Jürgen Stark...

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Mohamed El-Erian, CEO, Pacific Investment Management Co.

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Mohamed El-Erian, CEO, Pacific Investment Management Co.

Pimco’s El-Erian: Europe Could Cause Another Global Recession

It’s another synchronized global slowdown–but it could be worse. There’s a one-in-three chance of a global recession, and the cause is mainly Europe. Left to its own, the U.S. is healing. That’s what Mohamed El-Erian, the CEO and co-Chief Investment...

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Jens Weidmann, president of Deutsche Bundesbank, during a TV interview on Mar. 13, 2012

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Jens Weidmann, president of Deutsche Bundesbank, during a TV interview on Mar. 13, 2012

The ECB’s Difficult Crisis Exit

The European Central Bank’s unlimited cheap bank loans have eased market tensions, particularly–in the words of ECB President Mario Draghi–by removing the “tail risk” of a banking crisis provoked by the euro debt situation. But the gusher of loans has...

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Greece was downgraded again by S&P on Feb. 27

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Greece was downgraded again by S&P on Feb. 27

S&P Doesn’t Think Greece Is Unique

S&P took the historic decision on Feb. 27 of declaring Greece in “selective default.” I spoke with Moritz Kraemer, the head of sovereign ratings for S&P, who argued it’s simply a fact that Greece is in technical default as it...

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Jose Manuel Barroso (L), Herman Van Rompuy (R) and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

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Jose Manuel Barroso (L), Herman Van Rompuy (R) and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao

China to Europe’s Rescue?

China’s willingness to support Europe to cope with sovereign debt problems is sincere and firm. China is ready to get more deeply involved in participating in solving the European debt issue. — Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wen made these very...

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