Posts filed under “Currency”

Controlled Break-up of the Euro?

A controlled break-up of the euro would be hugely risky and expensive. So is waiting for a solution to turn up
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Source: The Economist

Category: Currency, Video

The Euro

The Euro MarketWatch.com – When Will the Euro Collapse? It’s Already Dead In reality, whether it is a few months or a decade away does not make as much difference as you might suppose. Why not? Because in most of the ways that actually matter, the euro is already dead. The Financial Times – Greece…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Should the Central Banks Print Money ?

The Traders have voted: Hat tip Jadog

Category: Currency, Federal Reserve, Humor

The Amazing Irreversible Euro

Click to enlarge: The Telegraph – The euro is “irreversible” and not in danger, says Draghi The euro is “irreversible” and the beleaguered currency union is not in danger of collapsing, according to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, who also argued that eurozone nations will eventually be bound even closer together. The central bank…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank

The Euro

Click to enlarge: Barron’s – The Euro’s Fate Against the intense media glare trained on crucial recent events of Europe, notably Greece’s election and the latest summit of European Union leaders, one important development was all but obscured. Airbus, the European consortium that is the main rival to Boeing, recently announced that it will establish…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank

Soros Calls on EU to Start Joint Debt Fund

Billionaire investor George Soros speaks about Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis. Soros called on Europe to start a fund to buy Italian and Spanish bonds, warning that a failure by leaders meeting this week to produce drastic measures could spell the demise of the currency. He spoke yesterday with Bloomberg Television’s Francine Lacqua in London.

 

Source: Bloomberg, June 25 2012

 

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Category: Currency, Video

Just Another Panic Monday in Euroland

Last week’s rally in Euroland was short lived with today’s big sell-off (see charts below).  The political tensions are coming to the surface and markets don’t like want they see and don’t see a positive outcome. As the Germans think out loud about a Euro breakup (see cover Der Spiegel below)  here’s an excerpt from…Read More

Category: Currency, Think Tank, Trading

Drachma: Feta Accompli ?

Faced with financial ruin, Greece votes to stay within the European Union and enact strict austerity measures — but no one bothered to tell the drachma. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Monday June 18, 2012 (04:55)

Category: Currency, Weekend

Those Crazy Austrians…

As if they don’t have enough to worry about in Europe these days, what with the relief of the Spanish bank bailout fading within hours yesterday and with a Greek election looming this weekend that could lead to a disorderly exit of the nation from the currency union, now there’s apparently a “loose cannon” by…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Currency

Uncollateralized Trillion Euro Perpetual Zero Coupon

Michael Belkin is the author of the eponymously named Belkin Report — a highly respected institutional quantititative/technical service that looks at global markets in equities, commodities, currencies and bonds. His report this week is tongue-in-cheek titled “Where Else Are You Going To Put Your Money?” and begins with this delightful spoof of the Euro bailout…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Currency, Derivatives, Humor