Tag Archives: Italy


Saving Europe

There are almost 40 billion euro reasons that Germany wants to replace Merkel. Since the 1992 Maastrich Treaty, the EU was a dream that portended great things – create a trading bloc and a currency. By 2002 the Euro was created with rules that capped GDP deficit spending to 103%. The rules were almost immediately broken and in the same […]

News that Moves Markets: Housing Double Dip, Italy Plunge, Korean Bank Run, ECB Emergency Borrowing, NYSE Short Interest Extremely Low

Reducing the Noise: A look at the stories that really matter A quick perusal of the stories below should result in the immediate understanding of why equity markets are lower this week. ¬†The fairly¬†heady equity gains of Feb. have been mostly neutralized in two days. This should not be a surprise to anyone actually paying attention the the signs. From […]