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Archive for June, 2011

  • Hiccup or Total Organ Failure?

    A more persistent correction of U.S. and global equity markets has started in earnest, driven by worries that U.S. and global economic growth may be slowing down much more than expected by the consensus. The optimists argue that this is just a temporary soft patch in global growth, driven by the Japanese earthquake, rising commodity […]

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  • Bloomberg – ‘Perfect Storm’ May Threaten Global Economy: Roubini

    From Bloomberg: A “perfect storm” of fiscal woe in the U.S., a slowdown in China, European debt restructuring and stagnation in Japan may converge on the global economy, New York University professor Nouriel Roubini said. There’s a one-in-three chance the factors will combine to stunt growth from 2013, Roubini said in a June 11 interview […]

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  • The Eurozone Heads for Break Up

    From the Financial Times: The muddle-through approach to the eurozone crisis has failed to resolve the fundamental problems of economic and competitiveness divergence within the union. If this continues the euro will move towards disorderly debt workouts, and eventually a break-up of the monetary union itself, as some of the weaker members crash out. The […]

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  • Paying Greece’s Creditors: History Teaches Us Only So Much

    Now that the ECB has—for the time being—effectively vetoed any bail-in of Greece’s creditors—even a modest reprofiling of the debt, which would push maturities out at unchanged coupon while keeping face value at par—the official sector is running out of options for a meaningful bail-in of creditors. The latest idea—apparently deemed acceptable even by the […]

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