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2015.75: The Start of Sovereign Debt Crisis

From Armstrong Economics, by Martin Armstrong

We warned that 2015.75 was the turning point to the start of BIG BANG. As we now have entered the down wave on the Economic Confidence Model, things will begin to heat up. 119 more words

Economy

Could Little Cyprus Bring Hope to a Beleaguered EU?

Under pressure from  all sides — what with the lingering economic crisis, the tidal wave of immigrants, the threat of international terrorism and the endless bickering with Russia — the European Union might see a sliver of hope in the unlikeliest of places. 834 more words

Cyprus

Keeping Perspective

The U.S. stock market rally during the post crisis period seemingly will never end. It is already the third longest bull market in history, and what is particularly remarkable is that it has come in the immediate aftermath of what has been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. 159 more words

Market Outlook

Greece

Greece has a newly-elected government which campaigned on the promise that, if elected, it would renegotiate the bailout terms that previously were imposed upon the Greek economy by a previous government and its financial bailout partners. 406 more words

Fiscal Policy

The future of the welfare state

Europeans are proud of their high standard of living, social protection and generous provision of various public services.

But the global financial meltdown and the ensuing sovereign debt crisis in Europe triggered a debate about the sustainability of this model. 149 more words

EU Agenda