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Tag Archives: Eurobond

US Economy: A recovery not stalled, A Europe still suffering for longer

IMF’s reduction of estimates for US growth dropped US 2012 estimates as well as those for 2013 to 2% ¬†and 2.25% as did all the nine regional Feds when they … Continue reading

July 3, 2012

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: How elegant will this simple solution look after Europe gets it! | Inside Europe’s Mind

Germany’s protestations have shifted to the threat of a “fiscal union” with as many terms and conditions as possible on the budgets of member countries and frequent inspections and veto … Continue reading

June 12, 2012

Europe: Bundesbank decries the LTRO operations again | Europe Review & Insight

The issue at hand is how 800 banks were able to participate because of weaker collateral rules done on the sly by Mario Draghi’s ECB , first for collateral specific … Continue reading

February 29, 2012

European Debt Crisis: Saving Italy, the Merkozy ballot and Liquidity

The Euro is perched at an uncomfortably high 1.34 from here but is unlikely to come down in a hirry even as Santa takes out the reindeer for a December … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 1 Comment

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: The unlikely Lehman moment for Europe

As mentioned in our previous Rinse and Repeat analysis, the situation in Europe is more interesting because of the multiple political power centers and the hegemony between the banks and … Continue reading

October 20, 2011

European bank downgrades by the score | Advantage zyaada

We get another opportunity to offer breaking news on the net as the European Sovereign Debt crisis, about to retire for this weekend after $40 bln in liquidity support by … Continue reading

October 7, 2011

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: ECB drops principled stand, Trichet leaves

As expected Mario Draghi will carry on at ECB much in the vein of the Fed in the USA with Trichet’s last policy meeting before he leaves at the end … Continue reading

October 6, 2011

Europe's troubles create a global ripple, GS wants 0 bonuses

How can the Economy grow at even 3.5% when Asia itself is just 4% Goldman Sachs predicted a much slower growth in UK and a recession a least till Q1 … Continue reading

October 4, 2011