All posts tagged "germany"

  • Athanasios Orphanides - MIT
    Athanasios Orphanides: Cyprus Precedent Major Blow to European Union

    The latest tempest in a teapot, tiny Cyprus, which amounts to 0.2% of the economic output of the European Union, roiled markets early this week when a proposal was floated to tax depositors in their undercapitalized banking...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • Mohamed El-Erian PIMCO
    Stocks Collapse Due to Draghi, Not Obama: Mohamed El-Erian

    Stock futures were flat this morning after Obama’s successful bid for re-election. However, around 7 a.m. comments from Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), sent the market significantly lower. PIMCO’s Mohamed El-Erian, interviewed on...

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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  • Mario Monti
    European Summit Agreement Gets Stocks Moving

    Germany relented from their hard line stance agreeing with the plan to allow the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) to get bailout funds to banks; mainly Spain. Italy’s prime minister Mario Monti (photo left), while claiming to...

    • Posted June 29, 2012
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  • Marc Faber - Gloom Boom and Doom Report
    Marc Faber Expects Favorable Outcome From Greek Election; German Exit

    Asked for his positioning ahead of the Greek elections by CNBC’s Melissa Lee, Marc Faber, editor of the Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, said recent strength in the dollar caused the euro to be oversold. Faber also...

    • Posted June 16, 2012
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  • Jeffrey Kleintop LPL Financial
    Jeffrey Kleintop: Gold and Oil Are Buys on Renewed Chinese Growth

    Jeffrey Kleintop, chief financial strategist at LPL Financial and author of Market Evolution: How to Profit in Today’s Changing Financial Markets, still thinks it’s to early to get into stocks.  So said Kleintop in an interview on...

    • Posted June 11, 2012
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  • Louise Cooper - BGC Partners
    60 Minutes Covers the European Debt Crisis

    Steve Kroft reported on the economic troubles facing Europe in a fascinating piece aired this week (available below). The footage included many scenes of protest and strife. Kroft interviewed Christine Lagard, Managing Director of the International Monetary...

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Jim Rogers - Renowned International Investor
    Jim Rogers on Euro Crisis: Staggering Numbers Involved

    Jim Rogers was interviewed by Reuters’ on Friday regarding the Euro crisis; specifically the Greek bailout. Rogers commented that the solution was, “just pushing the problems out into the future.”  He added, “everybody is trying to get...

    • Posted November 7, 2011
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  • Niall Ferguson - Harvard University
    Niall Ferguson Discusses the Possibility of European Bank Failures

    Niall Ferguson, a history professor at Harvard University, was interviewed by Margaret Brennan regarding the European sovereign-debt crisis. Ferguson said European bureaucrats are scrambling for a solution to the sovereign-debt issue.  He added there are significant divisions...

    • Posted October 26, 2011
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  • Michael Lewis - Boomerang author
    Michael Lewis Focuses on the Sovereign Debt Issue

    Michael Lewis has been making the interview circuit promoting his new book.  Lewis is the author of several financially related books including Liar’s Poker, The Big Short, and most recently Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World. Charlie Rose’s interview of...

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Roubini: Perfect Storm of a Global Recession

    Nouriel Roubini writes at his blog, “Macro developments in the last few weeks suggest that now all of the G7 economies (the group of the major advanced economies including US, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Canada)...

    • Posted August 12, 2008
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