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The EFSF has been downgraded by S&P | Insight Europe

For some reason, S&P did not need any working days to discover if the remaining AAA countries would take affirmative action after German PM Angela Merlkkel mentioned the downgrade may … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Decoupling now? | Insight Europe

Even as 9 downgrades drown out peace and quiet in the US on Martin Luther king Holiday ( His birthday was yesterday) ECB deposits are about to hit the EUR … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Corporate Europe at divergence, plans downfall of the Euro

Image via CrunchBase The EFSF insufficiencies unbecoming of the new bailout paradigm even appreciated by rating agencies like S&P, have tinerantly bugged corporates in the Euro zone.EZ corporates running a … Continue reading

November 30, 2011

Averting a crisis: On your "Marks", Euro slide, and split…How Germans would like it!

Even as Italian bonds cross the rubicon and seemingly come back to a ‘safe’ 6.6% yield (that was the bottom, bonds are trading near 6.77%) , the only sovereign guarantee … Continue reading

November 11, 2011

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: S&P reaffirms AAA rating for France, Italy and Greece get new Premiers (Friday Report)

While not yet final, it is likely that EU Commish, Mario Monti will take up as leader of a new National unity government in Italy and another Euro ‘pioneer’ Greek … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

European Banks Recapitalization: Splitting the Eurozone ( French vs German options )

Unfortunately or Fortunately for Merkel and Sarkozy, the markets are now focussed on their golden words emanating from the G20 weekend frustration. First GReece then Italy showed spunk in taking … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Holding the world together with superglue

It’s an absurd notion but somehow.. Market volatility has come down since the middle of September, however the new stress tests and the bank results show up  with markets almost … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Still on the blocks? (Refresh edition Sept 23, 2011)

While now there is a precedent (of a bailout of a government) the US TALF and TARP are hardly prime examples of a working prescription.  and here we are, Europe … Continue reading

September 23, 2011