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The Eurozone’s financial disintegration

Introduction The Euro Crisis Monitor (above) shows the increasing imbalances in the TARGET2 settlement system between all its members: the ECB (itself with a €145bn deficit) and the national ... Read More
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How Many Euro Crises Will This Make? It’s Getting Hard To Keep Track

Every few years, it seems, one or another mismanaged eurozone country falls into one or another kind of crisis. This leads to speculation about the end of the common ... Read More
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Most European Banks Survive Stress Test

European regulators gave most banks a clean bill of health in “stress tests” despite the Continent’s sluggish growth and low interest rates, saying only a clutch of lenders would struggle ... Read More
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The Eurozone is the greatest danger

World-wide, markets are horribly distorted, which spells danger not only to investors, but to businesses and their employees as well, because it is impossible to allocate capital efficiently in ... Read More

Why the Eurozone May Avoid a Greek Crisis This Summer

The move by eurozone finance ministers to set out a path to debt relief for Greece is a clear step forward Whisper it, but this summer might not be ... Read More

Greece adopted a controversial package of pension cuts and tax hikes

Greek lawmakers late Sunday adopted a controversial package of pension cuts and tax hikes despite mass public opposition, bowing to creditor demands in a bid to unlock the next ... Read More
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EU on brink of ‘terrifying crisis’ Five of Europe’s big banks are in danger, warns expert

Some of Europe’s biggest banks are on the brink for a crisis that echoes the 2008 meltdown, a finance expert warned today, as fears over the global economy escalate. ... Read More
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PwC economists reveal predictions for 2016

G7 to grow at fastest rate since 2010, led by US and UK Geopolitics (rather than economics) will top policymakers’ agendas Commodity prices will remain lower for longer End ... Read More

Greece’s economic crisis goes on, like an odyssey without end

When Stavros Staikos thinks of the year ahead, he expresses dread. Although stoic in demeanour, the retired merchant seaman struggles to be upbeat about his country and his own ... Read More

The Eurozone Crisis: Crystalizing the Narrative

The economy of the eurozone makes the US economy look like a picture of robust health by comparison. Richard Baldwin and Francesco Giavazzi have edited The Eurozone CrisisA Consensus ... Read More
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