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EMRE DELİVELİ

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Fragile five or fab four

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

A high-up investment banker acquaintance was one of those who coined the term the fragile five in August 2013 to refer to five countries whose currencies had depreciated significantly during the summer

Comment(s) 9/29/2014

Turkish monetary policy has turned into Seinfeld

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

Yesterday’s rate-setting meeting of the Turkish Central Bank was 'about nothing,' just like the 90s hit comedy show Seinfeld. To such an extent that I was able to write this column even before the meeting

Comment(s) 9/26/2014

You don’t mess with Erdoğan

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

If this past week taught us anything, it is that you don’t mess with Erdoğan – if you didn’t know that already. Because if you do, He will mess with you back – big time.

Comment(s) 9/22/2014

Why can’t economists predict for *beep*?

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

“When will economists just admit that they can’t predict for *beep*?” When Özyeğin University marketing professor Steven H. Seggie asked this rhetorical question in a tweet after the U.S. jobs report on Sept. 5, I correctly predicted Turkey’s July industrial production figures in my Sept. 8 column to prove him wrong. I have to admit I cheated.

Comment(s) 9/19/2014

Sleepless in Istanbul, listening to Central Bank BS

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

Sleep deprivation can have different consequences on different people. I have difficulty concentrating and become surprisingly hyperactive. I found out about another effect last week

Comment(s) 9/15/2014

Turkey does not have a growth story

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

Second quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which was released on Sep. 10, disappointed big time.

Comment(s) 9/12/2014

‘Pearls’ of the new Government Program

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

“When will economists just admit that they can’t predict for *beep*?”

Comment(s) 9/8/2014

Food for thought

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

At 0.1 percent monthly, Turkey’s August inflation, which was published on Sept. 3, disappointed again by coming in slightly higher than expectations of 0 percent

Comment(s) 9/5/2014

Impressions from London: It is the politics, stupid!

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

I noticed a major shift in my friends’ perceptions of Turkish political risk: Those who used to equate Erdoğan’s one-man rule with stability now expect political and social unrest

Comment(s) 9/1/2014

Scotland exits United Kingdom exits European Union

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

When I checked into my London hotel Monday night, on Aug. 25, I was soaking wet.

Comment(s) 8/29/2014

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