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Weekly Eurozone Watch

Key Data Points German 10-year Bund yield 11 bps higher; Spain 55 wider; Portugal 65 bps tighter; Greece 191 bps; Italian banks down 3-5 percent; Other Eurozone large banks flat to up 3 percent; Euro FX up 1.10 percent; Comment … Continue reading

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La Grande Divergence

Great chart of eurozone sovereign 10-year yields from Desmond Lachman of the American Enterprise Institute.  We made a decent living off the “great convergence trade” of the 1990’s, where yields of the eurozone sovereigns collapsed on top of each other.  … Continue reading

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