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Weekly Eurozone Watch

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund 14 bps lower; Italy 10-year 7 bps wider to the Bund; Spain 12  bps wider; Portugal 22 bps tighter; Greece 26 bps tighter; Ireland bond yield below 6 percent; Profit taking in the banks … Continue reading

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The Weekend Read: Death by Debt

“WE HAVE a system of government in which everybody has to give a little bit.” So said Barack Obama at the start of this week. But parse that sentence. Does the president mean that America already has a system in … Continue reading

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Trichet Says Bond “Haircuts” Would Reward Short Sellers

A few week ago ECB President, Jean Claude Trichet, torched the short sellers of the Euro and he is now warning Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) that demanding “haircuts” from bondholders in Greece and Ireland would reward the short … Continue reading

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