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  • The Year of Betting Conservatively

    The upswing in global equity markets that started in July is now running out of steam, which comes as no surprise: with no significant improvement in growth prospects in either the advanced or major emerging economies, the rally always seemed to lack legs. If anything, the correction might have come sooner, given disappointing macroeconomic data […]

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  • Nouriel on Draghi’s Plan: It Could Weaken EUR in Longer Run

    Nouriel speaks on Bloomberg about Mario Draghi’s bond-buying plan, the future of the euro and the Fed’s plans this week and ahead of the election. Roubini: Here’s My Blueprint for the Future

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  • Roubini Bloomberg Video: 2013 Global Perfect Storm May Surpass 2008 Crisis

    July 7 (Bloomberg) — Nouriel Roubini discusses “greedy” bankers, the euro-zone crisis and risks facing the global economy in 2013. He speaks in Aix-en-Provence, France, with Bloomberg Television’s Caroline Connan.  

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  • Fix it or Fixit – Could Finland Be Next?

    Talk of Finland leaving the EZ sooner rather than later has increased, with many in influential positions now reconsidering the costs and benefits of EZ membership and coming to the conclusion that a “Fixit” may be the country’s best option. Consider the following factors. First, the other Nordic countries are outside the EZ and/or the […]

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  • Greece Must Exit

    From Project Syndicate: The Greek euro tragedy is reaching its final act: it is clear that either this year or next, Greece is highly likely to default on its debt and exit the eurozone. Postponing the exit after the June election with a new government committed to a variant of the same failed policies (recessionary […]

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  • CNBC Video and Report – Portugal to Fall, Greece to Leave Euro Zone: Roubini

    CNBC — Portugal is likely to be the next to restructure its debt and exit the euro zone, economist Nouriel Roubini predicted on CNBC Friday. There are several euro-zone countries in trouble, including Italy and Spain, but Roubini sees Portugal as the weakest. The longtime bear and chairman of Roubini Global Economics said the Greek […]

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  • Italy’s Debt Must Be Restructured

    Here is my latest article from the Financial Times: It is increasingly clear that Italy’s public debt is unsustainable and needs an orderly restructuring to avert a disorderly default. The eurozone’s wish to exclude private sector involvement from the design of the new European Stability Mechanism is pig-headed – and lacks all credibility. With public […]

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  • Video: Roubini in Moscow Diagnoses the Eurozone

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  • Rising Risk of Eurozone Breakup

    From Project Syndicate: The eurozone crisis seems to be reaching its climax, with Greece on the verge of default and an inglorious exit from the monetary union, and now Italy on the verge of losing market access. But the eurozone’s problems are much deeper. They are structural, and they severely affect at least four other […]

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  • Why Italy’s Days in the Eurozone May Be Numbered

    From the Financial Times: With interest rates on its sovereign debt surging well above seven per cent, there is a rising risk that Italy may soon lose market access. Given that it is too-big-to-fail but also too-big-to-save, this could lead to a forced restructuring of its public debt of €1,900bn. That would partially address its […]

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