Posted by WARREN MOSLER on May 22nd, 2012
Except it’s just about an ‘allowable entry’, not a ‘fund’.
The BOG, functionally a ‘branch’ of the ECB, just ‘accounts for’ negative member bank balances as loans.
Presumably on a ‘legally’ collateralized basis.
That’s what CB’s do in the normal course of business.
CB’s don’t ‘have funds’ in their currency of issue any more than the scorekeeper in a card game has any points.
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