Tom And Jerry.

No shortage of entertainment on Wednesday.


Can You Say ‘Quantitative Failure’? Fresh Evidence Of Eurozone Economic Deceleration Raises Uncomfortable Questions

Even without the Italian jitters, you do not want to be tightening policy into a slowdown and again, this just underscores the risk inherent in persisting in accommodation for years upon years…

Pulling The Punchbowl When The Espresso Is Hot And The Economy Is Cooling

Some folks are skeptical.


And that’s the week.

What Could Go Wrong? Italy Is The Proud Owner Of A Populist Coalition Government

So you can go ahead and look forward to more fretting over this and you can also look forward to plenty of accusations from Di Maio and Salvini about how the evil “eurocrats” won’t let them spend their way to oblivion.


Keep the faith?

‘Transitory’ Or Not, European Deceleration Raises ‘QF’ Specter, Dreaded ‘Ammo’ Question

Nobody say “quantitative failure”.

Nuclear Football.

And that’s the week.

BTP-Bund Spread Widens As Italy All Set To Try Populist Government, Because What Has Ever Gone Wrong With That?

But don’t get any ideas or Draghi will “rip your eyes out”.

Italian Ice: Who Wants To Have A Snap Election In July?!

Draghi probably could have done without this.

Keep. It. Together.


ECB On Hold: Everything You Need To Know For Draghi

It’ll be more interesting than people were anticipating in light of last Friday’s comments from Draghi and recent lackluster econ.

Pins And Needles.


Digesting Friday’s Draghi, ECB Headlines

A poor choice of words (?) and another leak.

Here Are The 3 Reasons Why Mario Draghi Should Worry

…if you wait too long and the cycle turns on you while you’re still sitting in NIRP with a bloated balance sheet, well then where do you go from there?