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World in Review: The Greek Tragedy Continues to Set the Tone

  The Greek drama of Greek Tragedy continues with a rumored agreement to continue the stimulus in return for promised reforms, only to have Greek Prime [...]

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Clarifying the Euro

It appears that a June closing on cash below 11095 in the euro will reflect Grexit. A month-end closing for June below 10520 level will be very bearish short-term. [...]

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Greece Wakes Up – It is About Democracy

The Eurozone, or Euroland, is now getting ready to deal with a Greek debt default next week after refusing to extend credit following Prime Minister Alexis [...]

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Greece – a Reversal of Fortune on the Horizon?

Greece and its creditors stuck to their positions on Monday after the collapse of talks aimed at preventing a default and possible euro exit, while Germany’s [...]

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Is S&P Playing Dirty Games With Ratings Again?

Rating Agencies Testify Before Congress for their AAA-Ratings after 2007 S&P has issued a warning of a UK downgrade if it exits the EU. Quite frankly, we have [...]

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The European Bond Crash

The turmoil in the European bond market has demonstrated that the theory interest rates will not rise and are in control of central banks is dead wrong. Despite [...]

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How to Survive a Banking Crisis

Many in Spain are starting to figure out that the only way to survive is to get your money out of the bank. Accounts can just be frozen as they did to [...]

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The Coming Cashless Society

You are now watching newspapers, TV shows, and other forms of media preparing for the coming cashless society. This is a marketing campaign, and may indeed be what [...]

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The Greek Nightmare

QUESTION: Marty, With the default of Greece and their exit from the Euro, what is likely to happen to the debt and what rate would you expect the drachma to be [...]

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The Polish Election – Really No Surprise

  Polish President, Bronislaw Komorowski, 62, conceded defeat to conservative challenger Andrzej Duda, 43, shown above voting in the Sunday’s presidential [...]

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