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Margaret Thatcher’s prophetic prediction of the Euro’s sorry state

Margaret Thatcher’s prediction about the prospects of the Euro appears to be ringing true, as Euroskepticism sweeps the Continent. Thatcherism spread like wildfire as the dominant macroeconomic doctrine through the

Economics Europe

Portugal faces an impossible task, expect a second bailout

It is becoming an infamously familiar chain of events in the Eurozone; public debt mounts, markets react, volatility and uncertainty rule while negotiations take place, a bailout with strings attached

Economics Europe

Cyprus: Now the real work begins

 “Last month Cyprus agreed to a € 10bn bailout from the IMF and ECM, which has relieved considerable short-term stress on the national banking system, as well as calming investor fears

Europe Finance

The Netherlands approaches crisis

The Netherlands is facing the rough aftermath of a burst real estate bubble in a fashion only otherwise witnessed in the US and Spain. Most of us have been observing