Tag: European Central Bank

A Report From The Front Lines…

| July 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

As former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright once said, “To understand Europe, you have to be a genius – or French.”  Well, I took the challenge head on and spent two weeks traveling about Europe.  While the trip was supposed to be a vacation, I spent a good deal of time unearthing the “European” […]

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These PIGS Aren’t Flying…

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

I love Wall Street.  They have an acronym for everything.  If you buy and sell Exchanged Traded Funds, you’re investing in ETFs.  If you buy a BRIC, you’ve just invested in one of the emerging market countries like Brazil, Russia, India, or China.  You can even buy a CDS, or Credit Default Swap, to protect […]

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Where The Euro Goes After Its 10th Birthday

| January 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

All over Europe people are celebrating a birthday.  Ten years ago this month the Euro was born.  Ok, not so much born as created.  The EuroZone is celebrating the birthday of the Euro… as they should.  The Euro has been one of the biggest drivers to economic expansion in Europe over the last decade.  Some […]

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