All posts tagged "italy"

  • Inexpensive Country ETF CAPE basis
    A Value Investor’s Potential Opportunity in Country ETFs

    A couple of weeks ago financial writer Brett Arends wrote an article featured at Marketwatch highlighting what he referred to as "the 8 cheapest stock markets in the world."

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • 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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  • 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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  • David Rosenberg June 2012
    David Rosenberg: European Crisis at Existential Moment

    Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and crew interviewed David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist at Gluskin Sheff, to get his views on the economy and markets. Rosenberg gained notoriety for his bearish forecasts on the economy before the 2008-2009...

    • Posted June 27, 2012
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  • George Soros - June 2012
    George Soros: Europe in Danger of Evolving into German Empire

    George Soros made news yesterday proclaiming the EU has three days left and warning the summit this week could turn into a “fiasco.” Talking about the prospect of a German empire and a permanently depressed periphery, Soros...

    • Posted June 26, 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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  • James Altucher
    James Altucher: The ECB Can Still Print Money

    James Altucher, managing director of Formula Capital, was interviewed on CNBC this morning. He indicated worries regarding Europe were misplaced for investors in U. S. markets. Altucher compared today’s environment to that of South America in 1981...

    • Posted November 11, 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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  • Jim Rogers Investments Commodities
    Jim Rogers: Greek Debt Crisis Will Result in Opportunity

    In CNBC’s Strategy Session Bob Pisani and David Faber interviewed Jim Rogers and discussed the Greek debt crisis.  Rogers said it was time to face reality and if you’re bankrupt, go bankrupt.  He added that a Greek...

    • Posted September 10, 2011
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  • Can the Worst be the Best to Invest In?

    Jacob Wolinsky speculates that the worst performing country ETFs could possibly be the most generous in producing future returns. Wolinsky mentions Russia, India, China, Italy and Brazil as some countries that experienced drops from the peak ranging...

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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