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Thursday, May 14

14th May - Quiet end of the week

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Finland: The healthy branch of the economy has been left to rotNordea

The €1 Trillion Eurozone Bond OscillationWSJ
Great Graphic: Bunds and the EuroMarc Chandler

Mario, stay on track and avoid the mistakes of 1937 and 2012 Lars Christensen

Inflation report May 2015BOE
Britain's monetary policy: Uncertain timesThe Economist

Daily Central BanksWSJ
Douglas’s Take: Bank of England Review Sheds New Light on UK Supply Side * Bipartisan Fed Overhaul Bill Filed * China Launches Stimulus Aimed at Local Debt Crisis * Greek Banks Well Equipped for Crisis Says ECB’s Nouy * Bank of Russia to Replenish Foreign-Currency Reserves

Daily MacroWSJ
What’s the opposite of freeloading? That’s what China’s doing to the rest of the world’s benefit right now.  Even as other Asian currencies swoon, the People’s Bank of China keeps pushing the yuan higher versus the dollar, making it by default the best performing major currency in the world over the past year. That’s despite the fact that China’s economy is undergoing a serious slowdown.

Morning MarketsTF
It's another dismal start for the dollar as the greenback slips against all its major rivals after yesterday's disappointing retail data.

Daily FX CommentMarc Chandler
Dollar Extends Losses as Economic Angst Deepens

Daily ShotTF
China's pace of economic expansion is slowing faster than expected. Fixed asset investment, industrial production, retail sales, and broad money supply growth - all came in below consensus.
Daily Press Summary – Open Europe

Brussels Playbook – Politico

Despite Surging Euro S&P Futures Jump On Stop Hunt, Lack Of Daily Bund Rout’

Martin Sandbu’s Free LunchFT
Below potential, but how far? The productivity challenge constrains all other policy levers

Terveisiä Smolnaan (2/2): tilaa työllisyyden kasvulleOsmo Soininvaara
Luvassa miljardileikkaukset? – ”Kiristyksillä syödään osaamista ja kilpailukykyä”SK
Säästöt iskisivät opettajiin ja hoitajiin, sanoo tutkija Lauri Holappa.

Missä EU, siellä ratkaisuAntti Ronkainen
Komissio vaatii Suomelta tämän ja ensi vuoden aikana uudistuksia,

Neuvoston suositus vuoden 2015 kansallisesta uudistusohjelmasta – EC
Suomen kansallinen ohjelma kevät 2015 – EC
Julkisen talouden suunnitelma 2016-2019 – EC
Suomen maaraportti 2015 – EC