Tag Archives: Banking Crisis

Europe Has A Big Problem

Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella,  named Carlo Cottarelli, prime minister as the attempt to form a left-right populist coalition government fell apart after Mattarella’s veto of Eurosceptic economist, Paolo Savona as finance minister.    An extraordinary development almost tantamount to the Queen … Continue reading

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EU, Germany explore Spanish bank rescue

(click here if video is not observable)

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Chart of the Day: Banks to Sovereigns to Banks

Great chart from IMF showing feedback loop of Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis.  A little busy, but stick with it.

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