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Germany’s uncompromising stance is short-sighted, and poses a greater risk to its economic and political interests than a ‘grand bargain’ with the French and Italians.
The goal of a capital markets union should be to develop healthy non-bank sources of finance. This should be achieved mainly by liberating, not controlling markets.
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The ECB needs to be more innovative and drastic to weaken the euro. This would help the eurozone without hurting the world economy.
The eurozone is caught in a low growth trap: public investment, tax cuts, aggressive monetary stimulus and reforms to boost competition are needed to free it.
France is not yet the 'sick man of Europe', but it is ailing thanks to swallowing too much bad medicine prescribed by Brussels and Berlin.
The banking union is a work in progress but a significant step in the right direction. However, it will not be enough for a proper recovery.
Aggressive fiscal and regulatory policies are needed to counteract the effects of divergent real interest rates in the eurozone – but this is not happening.