Posts Tagged: European union

The Big Problem With Europe’s Reverse Debt Crisis

  Analysts have been wowed by the dramatic decline in borrowing costs for core European countries—Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Austria—at the same time as yields on Spanish and Italian bonds soar out of control. But this is really

The Big Problem With Europe’s Reverse Debt Crisis

  Analysts have been wowed by the dramatic decline in borrowing costs for core European countries—Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Austria—at the same time as yields on Spanish and Italian bonds soar out of control. But this is really

A Fantastic Metaphor To Describe The Crisis In Europe

The phrase “dysfunctional family” gets used too much to describe the crisis in Europe, but in this case it’s well used and apt. Here’s Bob Savage of Track Research describing what’s going on… Europe is a dysfunctional family, Mom and

A Fantastic Metaphor To Describe The Crisis In Europe

The phrase “dysfunctional family” gets used too much to describe the crisis in Europe, but in this case it’s well used and apt. Here’s Bob Savage of Track Research describing what’s going on… Europe is a dysfunctional family, Mom and

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The Long Memory Of ‘The Sick Man Of Europe’

en.wikipedia.org East German police in 1989 It’s astounding just how distorted the coverage of Germany the grand Eurozone bailout scheme has been—well, at least in the English-speaking mainstream media. Time after time, we’re confronted with the inanest headlines and reports

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The Long Memory Of ‘The Sick Man Of Europe’

en.wikipedia.org East German police in 1989 It’s astounding just how distorted the coverage of Germany the grand Eurozone bailout scheme has been—well, at least in the English-speaking mainstream media. Time after time, we’re confronted with the inanest headlines and reports

The Euro Has Gotten Destroyed Today, And It’s Due To These Headlines From Germany

  Look at the Euro (via FinViz).     Finviz.com   According to ForexLive, there are headlines about Germany already leaking that nothing at all will be accomplished at this EU Summit. No treaty talk. No banking union or anything like

The Euro Has Gotten Destroyed Today, And It’s Due To These Headlines From Germany

  Look at the Euro (via FinViz).     Finviz.com   According to ForexLive, there are headlines about Germany already leaking that nothing at all will be accomplished at this EU Summit. No treaty talk. No banking union or anything like

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Euro-Area Confidence Slumps, German Unemployment Rises

Economic confidence in the euro area slumped to the lowest in more than 2 1/2 years in June and German unemployment increased more than economists forecast, adding to signs the European economy fell into a recession. An index of executive

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Euro-Area Confidence Slumps, German Unemployment Rises

Economic confidence in the euro area slumped to the lowest in more than 2 1/2 years in June and German unemployment increased more than economists forecast, adding to signs the European economy fell into a recession. An index of executive

The Really Big Show In Europe Is Italy

The Really Big Show In Europe Is Italy   Wikimedia commons Peter Spiegel of the FT has a must-read pieceon the urgency of the current EU Summit, which includes this key insight…   Although Italy does not have Spain’s banks, Greece’s

The Really Big Show In Europe Is Italy

The Really Big Show In Europe Is Italy   Wikimedia commons Peter Spiegel of the FT has a must-read pieceon the urgency of the current EU Summit, which includes this key insight…   Although Italy does not have Spain’s banks, Greece’s

EU looks for bold steps, but what about voters?

By Luke Baker As Europe prepares a 20th attempt to tackle its debt crisis at a summit on Thursday, one point of discussion is getting little mention but worrying politicians perhaps more than anything else – how to keep voters

EU looks for bold steps, but what about voters?

By Luke Baker As Europe prepares a 20th attempt to tackle its debt crisis at a summit on Thursday, one point of discussion is getting little mention but worrying politicians perhaps more than anything else – how to keep voters