Tag archive for ‘Eurozone’
Daniel Gros On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: The End of German Hegemony

BRUSSELS – Without anyone quite noticing, Europe’s internal balance of power has been shifting. Germany’s dominant position, which has seemed absolute since the 2008 financial crisis, is gradually More...

Elizabeth Delaney On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The Contagion Invasion With Greece as Ground Zero

Reality is apparently beginning to set in for decision makers in that there is now more talk of potential default contagion if Greece ends up defaulting in its debit. Those in power in the eurozone such as Angela More...

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Professor Joseph Stiglitz On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Nobel Laureate in Economics Joseph Stiglitz: Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy

 The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders More...

Elizabeth Delaney On Monday, June 29th, 2015

The Greek Conundrum

  It would seem that Greece has become something of a complication within the eurozone. The broke country is so far in debt that it cannot bail itself out without help, but no one wants to help it anymore More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Greece’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis: Austerity Is the Only Deal-Breaker

A common fallacy pervades coverage in the world’s media of the negotiations between the Greek government and its creditors. The fallacy, exemplified in a recent commentary by Philip Stephens of the Financial More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen and Domenico Lombardi: Europe’s Poisoned Chalice of Growth

After a double-dip recession and an extended period of stagnation, the eurozone is finally seeing green shoots of recovery. Consumer confidence is rising. Retail sales and new car registrations are up. The More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini Sees Signs of Life in the Eurozone

 The latest economic data from the eurozone suggest that recovery may be at hand. What is driving the upturn? What obstacles does it face? And what can be done to sustain it? The immediate causes of recovery More...

Tibi Singer On Monday, February 9th, 2015

Greenspan Says There’s No Way to Stop Greece from Leaving EU

Former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan is telling anyone who would listen (that’s the BBC to you and me) that Greece has no choice but to leave the Eurozone. He said there’s no one out there, More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

‘Fresh Start’: Croatia Cancels Thousands of Poor Borrowers’ Debts

Its a move that Croatia’s leaders say has never been done before, but maybe there is a reason for that–the amount it could cost creditors. In a scheme called “Fresh Start, ” which More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Bond Guru Bill Gross Pours Cold Water on Eurozone QE Program

Billionaire investor Bill Gross has expressed doubts about the effect of the European Central Bank (ECB)’s larger-than-expected quantitative-easing (QE) program, saying the step should have been taken much More...

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