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Syriza Matters

“The insurgent leftist Syriza party secured a momentous election victory in Greece (alt) on Sunday night, throwing down a challenge to European governments determined to resist its demands for extensive debt relief and an end to austerity.”  If you’re sitting there wondering why you care about Greek politics, you are probably in good company.   567 more words

Dundalk "booming" again due to euro's fall in value against sterling

Local businesses have been reporting a mini-boom in recent weeks due to the decline in the value of the euro.

Tens of thousands of shoppers have been pouring south of the border from the North to avail of the current strength of sterling compared to the euro. 175 more words

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La livre sterling a atteint son niveau le plus élevé en près de sept ans contre l’euro alors que la Banque centrale européenne a déclaré qu’elle injecterait plus de 1100 milliards d’euros en achetant la dette souveraine dans la région. 412 more words

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EUR/USD Short-term Bottom?

Over the past 9 months EUR/USD has been in a steady downtrend. While there is no indication that the monthly downtrend is over, there are some indications that we have reached a point where we can see a more significant retracement. 215 more words

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Historic Victory for SYRIZA Greece - SYRIZA Faces Herculean Task

Leo Panitch says it is the first left party to come to power since the 2007-2008 crisis of neoliberalism

Dimitri Lascaris says breaking up the troika and the power of oligarchs that control Greece is not going to be an easy task


Is Tsipras the new Lula, or the devaluation of prejudices

It’s now a commonly held view to say that Greece would have been better off exiting the euro, returning to their own currency in 2009, let it devalue and restart from scratch. 1,174 more words


Syriza triumphs: Cameron defends austerity, British left say ‘hope has won’

Published time: January 26, 2015 14:01

Alexis Tsipras, opposition leader and head of radical leftist Syriza party (R) and British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) (Reuters) 850 more words