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3 Ways to Fix the EU From a Nobel-Prize Winner

Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, in a new book, The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe, argues that the EU’s experiment with the euro was flawed from the start and that the 2008 financial crisis only amplified its shortcomings. 102 more words


IMF had disastrous love affair with the euro,

– Culture of complacency, prone to “superficial and mechanistic” analysis noticed -Apologises for the immolation of Greece

The International Monetary Fund’s top staff misled their own board, made a series of calamitous misjudgments in Greece, became euphoric cheerleaders for the euro project, ignored warning signs of impending crisis, and collectively failed to grasp an elemental concept of currency theory. 1,328 more words

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What could a UK business have done differently, FX wise, in the lead up to 23/06/16?

So confident were the establishment, The City and #Remainers at large, of a #UK vote to continue as a member of the EU and single market, that little attention was paid to the possibility of #BREXIT let alone its near and medium terms effects. 1,258 more words

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If the GOP convention had a motto it would be “make America hate again”. The theme of the convention was that of a broken America (actually… 2,790 more words