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Tag Archives: European sovereign debt crisis of 2010–present

European Debt Crisis: ECB engenders new confidence (Banks and companies) : Refresh edition

Even as deposits at the ECB grew  to EUR 464 bln, the constrained borrowing from the Emergency lending facility  by Friday bought the crisis watermark lower . Thursday’s usage of … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Global Downward spiral : Inflation nose down, ETF inflows revert to markets

The Global downward spiral for markets Though correlation steams on at near 90% in global equities and fixed income markets ( latter a simple tattle of everyone going bankrupt at … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

The mechanics of Euro(pe) in panic

An illustration of how the depsits in the ECB system have grown in the last two weeks, showing banls and companies unwilling to keep money in “national” banks and willing … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 1 Comment

European Banks recapitalization: Italy falls?

 On the Contrary, Belgium and Portugal become happier places..   Italian Default Probabilities Rise exponentially overnight even as Belgium and Portugal enjoy good fortune and the Eurozone investors keeps saying … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 5 Comments

European Banks recapitalization: Berlusconi close to leaving, coalition to rule Greece

Greece and Portugal folded when yield on bonds closed above 6% in their case or closer to 7%. ITalian 10 year bond yields hit 6.68% on Monday even as ECB … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · 5 Comments

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: 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

Another $404 bln for Operation Twist

The Fed closed out September’s FOMC meeting with a new $404 bln allocation of stimulus to sell its short term holdings and buy loneger dated 10 y US treasuries. Some … Continue reading

September 22, 2011