Tag Archives: Silvio Berlusconi

Quote of the Day: Euro VOLcano Erupts Again

This election is close to being the worst-case scenario for the markets. If there is one wild card in the European pack willing to do anything, it is Silvio Berlusconi, and he is sitting on the biggest barrel of gunpowder … Continue reading

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Italian Elections

Nice graphic from the Guradian, which illustrates five potential scenarios of Italy’s elections slated for Sunday and Monday.   We think the editors at Bloomberg nail it as Italians prepare to vote in one of their country’s most important elections, … Continue reading

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Berlusconi’s incredible comeback – Economist

As Italy heads into an tightly-fought election battle between three very different candidates, we ask who stands a chance of winning and what Italy will need from its next leader – EconomistMagazine (click here if video is not observable)

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Berlusconi and Grillo gain momentum

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Silvo Won’t Stand for PM, Wants FinMin

Silvio Berlusconi will not pursue his ambition to return to the office of prime minister. That’s the price of a deal he has finally secured with the Northern League in a bid to strengthen Italy’s centre-right ahead of next months … Continue reading

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Enter The Other Super Mario?

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Exit Berlusconi

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Mr. (Bond) Market Prepares to Take Down Silvio

Remember the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis?   The bond and currency markets took down Indonesia’s Suharto regime, which survived three decades of student protests, attempted coups, and external pressure.   What tanks couldn’t do, markets did. With G-Pap now gone Club Med … Continue reading

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