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As was made evident by the internal memo about the EU financial transaction tax (FTT) – that we exclusively published yesterday – there are plenty of concerns amongst the supposed champions of the idea. Today, another heavyweight institution raised the…

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Although Jens Weidmann may have been alone on the ECB executive board in opposing yesterday’s ECB decision to buy government bonds, he looks to have the full-force of German public and media opinion right behind him. Over the last 24 hours, the Germa…

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