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Just as it was easy for me, back in 2007, to say GM, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Citigroup are broke, you just take a look at the balance sheet. You’re beyond a Minsky moment, and most countries are in that situation today.

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"The world´s financial markets seem obsessed with daily monetary and fiscal policy evolutions in euroland which form the basis for risk on/risk off days in the marketplace and the overall successful deployment of carry strategies so important to asse

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Laughable Text of EU "Memorandum of Understanding"; ESM Not Been Ratified Yet Already Requires Changes; How Much ESM Firepower Is There?

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European leaders threw a critical financial lifeline to struggling Spain and Italy and agreed to a roadmap to restructure the euro currency union at a Brussels summit that continues through Friday.

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The Golden Revolution looks at how the world is rapidly moving toward some form of global metallic standard, in which money, at least in official, international transactions, is linked directly to gold, silver, or both.

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If a referendum were to be held in Germany tomorrow on membership of the euro, those in favour of retaining the common currency would have a very narrow majority over those wanting to bring back the Deutschmark, according to a new opinion poll.


A powerful European supervisor should be charged with overseeing the region's banks, and national budgets should be pre-approved by the rest of the bloc before euro-zone states take on responsibility for each others' finances....

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Spain formally requested euro zone rescue loans to recapitalise its debt-laden banks on Monday as the euro and shares fell on investor scepticism about this week's EU summit.

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Strapped with spiraling debt, the Greek healthcare, which is government-run, has had to receive gobs of international financial aid just to keep operating with some semblance of normalcy. There has also been plenty of IOUs issued, and desperate patie

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Angela Merkel will have to “invent a way” to kick Greece out of the eurozone, a leading Greek politician has claimed, as all political parties promise to renegotiate the country’s €130bn (£105bn) bail-out agreement after tomorrow’s pivotal elections.