Tag archive for ‘Greece’
News Brief On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Billionaire Ackman Sees China Stocks as Worse Than U.S. in 2007

Bill Ackman, the billionaire hedge fund manager who runs Pershing Square Capital Management, said China is a far bigger concern to markets than Greece and that the country’s stock market scares him. “China More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Lucy P. Marcus, Stefan Wolff: Getting Personal With the Greek Crisis

BERLIN – Today’s decision-makers are supposed to embrace the virtues of big data, relentlessly pursue quantitative metrics, and then adhere to the optimal course of action that these powerful tools supposedly More...

News Brief On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Euro economy, markets should recover on Greek deal: Nouriel Roubini

  If implemented, the last-gasp deal to keep Greece in the euro zone should allow the region’s economy and markets to regain the momentum they showed earlier this year by removing an existential threat More...

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Saving Greece, Saving Europe

BERKELEY – Whatever one thinks about the tactics of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s government in negotiations with the country’s creditors, the Greek people deserve better than what they are being More...

News Brief On Monday, July 13th, 2015

We’ll see a lot of turmoil in financial markets over the next two years: Jim Rogers

  The first half of calendar year 2015 has been eventful for the global financial markets due to developments in Greece and China. The possibility of a hike in interest rates by the US Federal Reserve More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, July 13th, 2015

European Summit Strikes Greece Bailout Deal

  Greece reached an agreement with its creditors over the reforms needed to start talks for a third bailout in five years and remain in the euro. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras yielded to their austerity More...

News Brief On Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Making a drachma out of a crisis (and other Greece jokes)

  ATHENS – For many, Greece’s near-implosion and future-in-the-balance crisis is no laughing matter. But in several quarters — not least among wry Greeks themselves — jokes are More...

Bloomberg On Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Greek Bailout Dissected as German Skepticism Clouds Talks

European officials are grilling Greece on its bailout proposals in talks to save its place in the euro as a German-led bloc questions whether they go far enough. Hours after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, July 10th, 2015

Uri Avnery: To be Greek

EVERYBODY HAS already voiced his (or her) opinion on the Greek crisis, whether he (or she) has an opinion or not. So I feel obliged to do the same. The crisis is immensely complicated. However, it looks to More...

Daniel Gros On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Europe’s Greek Failure

BRUSSELS – Narratives matter, especially when they are intertwined with hard interests. As Greece and its creditors court catastrophe, we are getting a clear picture of how conflicting narratives can lead More...

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