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November 2014

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Grèce, année zéro NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Ce soir, entre 22h30 et 23h30, ARTE diffuse mon documentaire « Grèce, année zéro ». Je répondrai aussi aux questions d’un journaliste de la chaine et je tchaterai avec les...
Supermario kassiert. Erstmals negativer Einlagezins in der Eurozone. Aber wird das wirken? NEW
Die wunderbare Welt der Wirtschaft 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Spannend. Die EZB wagt das große Experiment. Sie hat alle Zinsen gesenkt. Der Leitzins sinkt von 0,25 auf 0,15%, viel spannender aber der Einlagezins, der mit 0,1% nun zum ersten Mal negativ wird.Joah, negativer Einlagezins. Die Banken, die ihr...
Negative ECB deposit rate: But what next? NEW
Bruegel blog 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Authors: Zsolt Darvas, Pia HüttlSee also policy contribution 'Addressing weak inflation: The European Central Bank's shopping list', comment 'Easier monetary policy should be no worry to Germany' and analysis 'Negative deposit rates: The Da...
François Hollande veut travailler la zone euro à la dynamite NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
S’il y a un sujet sur lequel François Hollande s’exprime avec réticence et parcimonie, c’est bien celui de l’Europe. Le chef de l’État, plutôt que d’affronter son propre parti, profondément...
The remarkable rise of continental Euroscepticism | Mark Leonard and José Ignacio Torreblanca NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Trust in the EU has plummeted across the continent. Both southern debtors and northern creditors feel like they are victimsOnce it was seen as a British disease. But Euroscepticism has now spread across the continent like a virus. As the data from Eu...
Week in Bloggingportal: Exercises in Democracy NEW
bloggingportal.eu 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
   BY CC FutUndBeidl   It may be a year until the European elections, but with Croatia joining the EU in July, Croats are heading to the polls today to elect their representatives to the European Parliament. It’s not been the bes...
Does the Cyprus Deal Herald the End of the Euro? : The New Yorker NEW
www.newyorker.com, 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
The Week in Bloggingportal: Cyprus in (y)our heart NEW
bloggingportal.eu 1 Year, 8 Months, 15 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Let’s put it like this: Adrenaline that comes with jumping from a cliff, as the Cyprus tourism video suggests as its first message, definitely was part of this week in Bloggingportal.eu. The tentative Cyprus deal agreed last week that was...
Why is the ECB threatening to pull the plug on Cyprus? And how would it work? NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
The ECB - which holds the key to Cyprus' future inside the euro by virtue of funding the country's banks - this morning issued a statement which essentially set Monday as the deadline for a Cypriot bailout deal. It said:The Governing Council of the E...
Dramatic days ahead in Cyprus NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Authors: Zsolt DarvasThe Cypriot parliament's Tuesday evening rejection of the bank levy on bank deposits, which was a key condition for financial assistance from the EU/IMF and continued European Central Bank support to the Cypriot banking system, w...
What’s a europhile to make of the Cyprus bail-in? NEW
@ottocrat long 1 Year, 8 Months, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
As if there weren’t enough slightly-but-not-very informed comments out there… here are my €0.02 on the Cyprus bail-in, as seen from a ‘pro’-EU perspective. 1.  On a personal level, I’m horrified by the proposa...
All at sea – What does the 'No' vote mean for Cyprus and the eurozone? NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Following the dramatic vote by the Cypriot parliament tonight to reject the bailout deal, here is our flash analysis of the situation:The Cypriot parliament tonight voted against a bill to introduce a tax on bank deposits, in return for a €10bn...
Cyprus deal: the right intentions but major flaws NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 6 Days, 17 Hours ago
Authors: Zsolt DarvasOn Saturday morning, after a marathon meeting of the Eurogoup, it was decided to impose a one-time wealth tax on deposits in Cypriot banks: 6.75% on deposits below €100,000 and 9.9% on deposits above this threshold. Involvin...
Your Cyprus Questions, Answered NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 8 Months, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Gabriele Steinhauser, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, answers some questions about the Cypriot bank levy.
The Cyprus precedent | Felix Salmon NEW
blogs.reuters.com, 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 7 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Is there any chance Cyprus could secure a better deal? NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 10 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
UPDATE 22:00 According to Reuters, German Finance Minister  Wolfgang Schäuble claimed today that it was indeed the Cypriot govenrment's  decision to go for smaller depositors - not Germany's. Speaking to public broadcaster AR...
Observations On Cyprus NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 14 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Cyprus's bailout agreement: the euro zone's messy decision making, the decline of sovereign immunity, the perils of big banking systems, the shortest government honeymoon ever, and more...
If it’s not labeled, did it really happen? NEW
A Fistful of Euros 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
The IMF has published its Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) report for the European Union. Usually FSAP reports are done for countries but this one looked at union level issues and institutions. The above is Figure 7 from it. It’s &hel...
Publikative.org » Rechtspopulisten gegen Europa NEW
www.publikative.org, 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
European Semester Officer NEW
European Economic Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The Netherlands proposed an EU Super-Commissioner for Budgetary Discipline in 2011 that would control the budgets of the member states as a way of stabilizing the euro zone, and rules to expel members who didn't implement austerity swiftly and e...
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, l’inconnu qui ne l’est pas NEW
27 and What ? 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
L’Eurogroupe a un nouveau président. Il s’appelle Jeroen Dijsselbloem. Et, non, ce n’est pas un inconnu. Ce n’est pas un inconnu, contrairement à ce qui est écrit sur… Slate.fr, Le Figaro.fr,...
"Should the left be arguing for an EU wide unemployment insurance system?" by Dan Corry NEW
Social Europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
As the fiscal union screw tightens, it is time the centre-left had a debate about what it can do to make the Eurozone more progressive. Slowly, slowly, bit by bit and sometimes in big leaps, the EU – or at least the Eurozone – is moving towards a...
Die Unberechenbare NEW
Lost in EUrope 1 Year, 11 Months, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Beim EU-Gipfel hat Kanzlerin Merkel eine Vertiefung der Euro-Währungsunion verhindert. Gemeinsam mit den Niederlanden und Finnland kassierte sie die Pläne der vier EU-Präsidenten ein. Zu Hause in Berlin dürfte dies niemand stören, wie die neuest...
Is a Greek bond buyback really as daft as some economists suggest? NEW
Economics Intelligence 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
European leaders are toying with the idea of  buying back Greek debt on the market. At first sight, the idea might look charmful: Greek bonds are currently being traded with huge discounts. If you spend one euro, you can buy … Continue reading...
Choosing faces for euro notes | Gideon Rachman's Blog NEW
blogs.ft.com, 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Europa lebt! NEW
Lost in EUrope 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Endlich einmal eine gute Nachricht: Europa lebt! Ab Mai soll die griechische Sagengestalt, die immerhin Geliebte des Zeus war, auf der neuen Fünf-Euro-Note wiedererstehen. Damit bekomme die Gemeinschaftswährung endlich ein Gesicht, freute sich EZB-...
Striking Athens NEW
mirrors to outside 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
I arrived to Athens a few days before the start of the EGP’s council, intending to walk the streets and get some feeling of the people. Greece nowadays is one of the battle fronts of the european project. Much is a stake. The European Union has giv...
Mesures Ayrault : La réaction positive de Bruxelles NEW
Le blog du bureau de Bruxelles (France 2) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Après les annonces faites hier par Jean-Marc Ayrault, le commissaire européen aux Affaires économiques et monétaires, Olli Rehn, a réagi pour France 2. Il estime que les annonces d’hier vont dans la bonne direction. kitd.html5loader("flash_kpl...
Merkel: le Parlement européen rejette l’Europe à deux vitesses NEW
Fabien l'Européen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Angela Merkel était l’invitée du Parlement européen à Bruxelles ce mercredi 7 novembre 2012 dans le cadre de la conférence des présidents. Un bel exercice d’échanges dont nos « questions au gouvernement » devrai...
Prévisions de croissance : La France trop optimiste NEW
Le blog du bureau de Bruxelles (France 2) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
La Commission européenne publie ce mercredi les prévisions de croissance pour les 27 pays de l’Union européenne. Selon Bruxelles, la croissance en France sera deux fois moindre que ce qu’espéraient François Hollande et son gouvernement. kitd...
French shock therapy prescribed NEW
Blogactiv 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
By David Gow You can hear the tumbrils rolling down Whitehall towards the Treasury: the French economy is in dire need of “shock therapy” and a “comprehensive programme of structural reforms”. Off with Hollande’s head. T...
Dluhová krize | Evropský záchranný fond na podporu ruských oligarchů? (Der Spiegel, Hamburk) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Evropská unie, Mezinárodní měnový fond a kyperská vláda jednají o finanční pomoci ve výši deseti miliard eur pro krachující kyperské banky. Brusel nechce, aby Kypr zbankrotoval, na druhou stranu existuje riziko, že finanční injekce...
Kein Motor mehr NEW
Lost in EUrope 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Die Eurokrise hat nun auch offiziell die Realwirtschaft erfasst. Nach einer leichten Rezession in diesem Jahr dürfte die Wirtschaft in der EU im kommenden Jahr stagnieren, die Arbeitslosigkeit steuert auf neue Höchstwerte zu. Außerdem werden die D...
EU Reduces Irish Economic Outlook NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The European Union Wednesday reduced its economic outlook for Ireland, saying that slowing demand from Europe for its exports and austerity at home are weighing on the country's prospects for a strong recovery.
Austria Readies Its Female Weapon NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
The small Alpine state of Austria doesn’t seem to tire from causing a stir at the European Central Bank, writes Nina Koeppen.
Crise da dívida | Resgate da UE para oligarcas russos? (Der Spiegel, Hamburgo) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
A UE, o FMI e o Governo de Chipre estão a negociar um resgate de €10 mil milhões para os bancos em dificuldades deste país. Bruxelas não quer deixar que Chipre entre na bancarrota. Mas há o perigo de a injeção de capital ser utilizada para b...
Schuldenkrise | EU-Hilfsgelder für russische Oligarchen? (Der Spiegel, Hamburg) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Die EU, der IWF und die zyprische Regierung verhandeln über Finanzhilfen in Höhe von 10 Milliarden Euro für die maroden Banken des Landes. Brüssel will den Inselstaat nicht bankrott gehen lassen. Doch besteht die Gefahr, dass die Finanzspritze vo...
Draghi: la crisi ha raggiunto anche la Germania NEW
Il lato €. 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 58 Minutes ago
Draghi, a un convegno a Francoforte, avverte: “La crisi ha raggiunto anche la Germania”.  C’è poco da stare allegri.   E se avete voglia di numeri (brutti) ecco l’Agi che riassume le nuove stime dell’Unione europe...
Eurozone faces sluggish recovery from downturn NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 31 Minutes ago
The eurozone economy will barely grow next year in a weak recovery from the current downturn, according to the European Commission's autumn forecasts published today...
Weekly Wrap Up:Obama, budget and Greece NEW
Beyond Brussels 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 36 Minutes ago
Obama is elected for another term as the president of the United States. What does that mean for Europe? In Greece the parliament will vote on new austerity measures. At the same time worker unions … Continue reading →...
Athens Anarchist Anti-Fascist Motorcycle Club NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 44 Minutes ago
As of June 2012 the far right/neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn is officially represented in the Greek Parliament with support from the local media. As we have seen throughout history, in times of “economic” crisis, far-right ideologies tend to increase...
Intervención en el pleno del Grupo de los Socialistas & Demócratas del Parlamento Europeo NEW
Antonio Masip 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Intervine en el pleno del Grupo S&D vibrantemente sobre mi carta a Merkel. Fui interrumpido cuando comparé a Merkel, que traiciona a Europa, con el Mercader de Venecia queriéndose cobrar una libra de carne próxima al corazón. Alejandro Cer...
Respuesta de Hannes Swoboda NEW
Antonio Masip 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Dear Antonio,Thank you very much for your intervention. I agree with your position expressed in the letter, and I would like to assure you that in my speech at the Conference of Presidents addressed to Chancellor Merkel I will express our strong crit...
wirtschaftswunder: Sachverständigenrat: Indikatoren für die... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
wirtschaftswunder: Sachverständigenrat: Indikatoren für die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit ausgewählter Länder des Euro-Raums (SVR 2012/13, S.76) http://tinyurl.com/bvhfbny Starke Besserung sichtbar, die immer noch große Lücke allerdings auch.
Robert Goebbels proteste auprès du Président Schulz NEW
Robert Goebbels 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Dans une lettre, le député européen Robert Goebbels s’adresse au Président du Parlement Européen, Martin Schulz, pour protester contre la lettre que ce dernier vient d’envoyer au nom du Parlement européen au Président Van Rompuy,...
"External and Internal Imbalance: The Siamese Twins of the EMU" by Rorita Canale and Ugo Marani NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Following the financial crisis of 2007, Eurozone countries have been separated into two large blocks dependent on their capacity to honor their domestic public finance constraints. The predominant view, and that of the EU institutions, is built upon...
Carta a Ángela Merkel NEW
Antonio Masip 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Querido Presidente Hannes SwobodaComo quiera que, pese a la cordial invitación para reunirnos con la canciller Merkel en el día de hoy, me consta que no habrá turno de catch the eye, te agradecería le hicieras llegar este escrito de un diputado...
La bataille de la BCE a commencé ! NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Il est en ce moment une crise européenne qui ne fait pas les gros titres, et qui devrait pourtant car quelque chose est en train de se passer. La nomination du luxembourgeois Yves Mersch au directoire de la BCE est en train de passer du rang d
Stocks And Commodities Trade Lower On The Exhaustion Of The World Central Banks’ Monetary Authority And Inability To Stimulate Global Trade … Greeks Strike In Front Of Likely Parliament Approval Of Troika’s Third Austerity Vote … Hollande Lurches Right A NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Financial market report for Monday November 5, 2012 Introduction Finviz charts show Stocks, VT, and Commodities, DBC, trade lower on exhaustion of the world central banks’ monetary authority, and on inability to stimulate global trade and their ina...
Why does Europe need a Federal Reserve? NEW
The Euros 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
A few weeks ago, the President of the European Central Bank (ECB) declared that the ECB does not exist to resolve the financial problems of the EU Member States. Many of us were left wondering: if that is the case, then what is the purpose of the ECB...
Nowotny Opens a Can Of Worms With Comments on ECB Votes NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Today is Election Day in the U.S., but European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny seems more concerned with who’s voting at the ECB.
Evropské instituce | Boj o ženu v ECB NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
„Pokud si myslíte, že nekonečná sága kolem jmenování Yvese Mersche do mocné výkonné rady Evropské centrální banky už nemůže být podivnější,...
Spanien | Kampagne gegen Zwangsräumungen NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
El Periódico startet eine Kampagne gegen die Zwangsräumungen  Wohnungen, die wegen der Krise ihren Immobilienkredit nicht mehr tilgen können. „Schluss mit den Zwangsräumungen“, titelt die Tageszeitung, um auf da...
Fortsatt strid kring mansdominerad centralbank NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
En spansk invändning kan hindra att Europeiska centralbankens ledning blir helt kvinnolös. Men även helt spanjorslös.
Grécia | Homem ao mar | Ilustração (To Ethnos, Atenas) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
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Španělsko | Odpor proti vystěhovávání dlužníků sílí NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
El Periódico se vydává do boje proti vystěhovávání rodin, které už nejsou schopné kvůli krizi splácet hypotéky. „STOP vyhánění,“ píše v...
Griechenland | Mann im Meer | Cartoon (To Ethnos, Athen) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Ecco il numero di telefono dell’Europa NEW
Lo Spazio della Politica 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Minutes ago
Qual è il numero di telefono di Mister Europa? Forse abbiamo trovato una risposta alla famosa (ma smentita) domanda di [...]...
Instituições europeias | Contra ou a favor de uma mulher no BCE, todos os meios são bons NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 10 Minutes ago
“Se pensa que a longa e interminável saga da nomeação de Yves Mersh para um lugar na poderosa administração do Banco Central Europeu não pode ficar ainda mais estranha, pense duas vezes”, anuncia...
Espagne | Habitação: uma campanha contra as expulsões NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 34 Minutes ago
El Periódico faz campanha contra o despejo das famílias que, por causa da crise, deixaram de poder pagar os seus empréstimos à habitação. “STOP despejos”, é o título do diário...
Europäische Institutionen | Die EZB sucht ihren Mann NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 41 Minutes ago
„Wenn Sie glauben, dass die langwierige Saga der Ernennung von Yves Mersch in das mächtige Direktorium der Europäischen Zentralbank sich nun wirklich nicht mehr länger hinziehen kann, dann überlegen Sie sich das noch einmal&...
Europa in der Wachstumsfalle? - Szenarien für Wege aus der Eurokrise NEW
Jan Albrecht 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour ago
Podiumsdikussion auf Einladung der Grünen Hamburg-Altona mit Jan Albrecht, MdEP, Adelheid Sailer-Schuster, Präsidentin Bundesbank Hamburg, und Manuel Sarrazin, MdB.
Pressad omröstning i generalstrejkens Grekland NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 2 Minutes ago
Greker generalstrejkar under två dagar samtidigt som grekiska politiker röstar om ännu ett sparpaket. >>>...
Limited Bank Debt Deal Would Help Bailout Exit, says OECD Economist NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 3 Minutes ago
A limited refinancing deal covering about half of the €64 billion Ireland pumped into its stricken banking system should be enough to help the country dig itself out of its debt crisis and emerge from its international bailout, the Ireland expert a...
Le MES et l'UE : soigner le mal par le mal NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 6 Minutes ago
Le 16 et 17 décembre 2010 à la suite de la crise grecque, les chefs d'Etats des entités de l'Union européenne ont décidé de créer Le MES : Mécanisme européen de Stabilité soit l'Union des dettes. Cette institution intergouvernementale, ratt...
Some more (draft) bad news for the Spanish government NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
The European Commission is due to unveil its autumn economic forecasts on Friday, but El País has already seen a draft of what the Spanish government is going to be told - and, unsurprisingly, there seems to be no good news coming from Brussels.Firs...
US vote: Who you gonna call? ECB, not Brussels NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Geithner, left, has been in frequent touch with ECB's Draghi and his predecessor, Trichet. A joint election party co-hosted by Democrats and Republicans Abroad at the Renaissance Hotel in Brussels this evening is scheduled to go until 3am in ant...
Europa verschwindet NEW
Lost in EUrope 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Die Wahl in den USA wird von wirtschafts- und sozialpolitischen Themen beherrscht. Außenpolitik spielt diesmal keine große Rolle, Europa kommt so gut wie gar nicht vor. Das dürfte sich auch nach der Entscheidung zwischen Obama und Romney nicht än...
French shock therapy prescribed NEW
Nucleus 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
David Gow Tuesday, 06 November 2012 You can hear the tumbrils rolling down Whitehall towards the Treasury: the French economy is in dire need of "shock therapy" and a "comprehensive programme of structural refo...
Haro sur la France NEW
Euros du Village 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
La France serait-elle l'homme malade de l'Europe ? C'est en tout cas la couverture du Bild, le plus grand magazine populaire (et populiste) allemand, qui sonne l'alarme sur l'impasse actuelle en France : une fiscalité imposante, des réformes qui se...
Nomination à la BCE : le Conseil se fout du Parlement NEW
Euros du Village 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Le Conseil, dans sa splendide discrétion, a décidé d'engager une procédure écrite de nomination du membre du directoire de la BCE, le Luxembourgeois Yves Mersch. Ce faisant, il passe outre l'opinion du Parlement européen. Ce dernier avait voté...
"Mercantilism and Austerity Policies are the Problem - Not the Euro" by John Weeks NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
The sharp debate over the ongoing crisis of the euro zone has to a great extent driven protagonists into two camps.  In what might be called the “official camp”, we find those who support the common currency project and with it policies...
A Brief Review of the Eurosystem’s TARGET2 Imbalances NEW
Place du Luxembourg 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
This post is a long overdue look at the infamous TARGET2 (im)balances, which are yet another symptom of the ongoing malaise in the Euro-Zone. I do not claim to make any new contribution in this post, whose motivation was exclusively … Continue...
All is calm in the EZ…or is it? NEW
Euro area debt crisis 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
All is relatively quiet in the eurozone these days – or at least that is what you might think, speaking to portfolio managers over the past few months. German chancellor Angela Merkel has visited Greece, Ireland has re-entered the bond markets...
BCE : l’Espagne refuse le coup de force contre le Parlement européen NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Devinette: s'agit-il de la banque centrale d'Arabie Saoudite, du conseil des gouverneurs de la BCE ou encore d'une réunion de cardinaux en civil ? Madrid a sauvé l’honneur en s’opposant,...
National Bank Of Greece And Argentina Banks Lead Stocks Lower Commencing The Age Of Fiat Asset Deflation … The US Dollar Rises Putting An End To The Milton Friedman Free To Choose Floating Currency Regime And Investment Prosperity …. Diktat Is Rising To B NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Combined financial market report for the month of October 2012 and the first week of November, ending November 2, 2012. On Wednesday, October, 31, 2012, the National Bank of Greece, NBG, fell strongly, forcing Greece, GREK, sharply  lower; and also,...
Monday Update: Eurosceptism, gay rights and separatism NEW
Vox Europa 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Happy Monday. EU budget in times of austerity 53 Conservative Members of Parliament demanding that the EU cut spending sided with the opposition, in direct defiance of Prime Minister David Cameron, while an EU commissioner challenged the UK to decid...
Why did Spain block Mersch’s ECB appointment? NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Rajoy is still angered by Spain's snubbing during Mersch's selection earlier this year. If you thought the long, drawn-out saga of Yves Mersch’s nomination to a seat on the European Central Bank’s powerful executive board could not get...
A big week for Greece - but still few answers NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
As we noted in our press summary today, this week is lining up to be another big one for Greece.The Greek government faces two crucial votes in parliament – first on Wednesday to push through the latest package of structural reforms (as demanded by...
Un Exécutif politique pour l'UE NEW
Robert Toulemon 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Platier, 5 novembre. L'une des causes principales de faiblesse de l'UE est l'absence d'un Exécutif politique reconnu à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur. Le saut fédéral nécessaire pour assurer la pérennité de la monnaie unique et au delà celle...
ECB kan ha lånat ut för mycket pengar NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Europeiska centralbanken kan ha brutit mot sina egna regler när de lånade ut stora belopp till spanska krisbanker. >>>...
Kræft: Slut med tysk medicin til Grækenland NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Det tyske medicinalfirma Merck har stoppet leveringen af kræftmedicin til Grækenland, fordi landet ikke længere kan betale sine regninger. - Nyheder / Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten...
Merkel: Minst fem krisår kvar NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Den tyska förbundskanslern Angela Merkel räknar med att den ekonomiska krisen kommer pågå i minst fem år till. >>>...
Domstolsformand: Euro-afstemning i Letland NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Fornanden for den lettiske forfatnngsdomstol mener, at Letland skal have folkeafstemning om tilslutning til euroen, som 59 pct. at letterne siger nej til i seneste meningsmåling - Nyheder / Folkeafstemning, Euro, Søren Søn...
Ekathimerini: Griechenlands BIP könnte 2013 9% fallen NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 42 Minutes ago
also doppelt so stark wie von der Regierung geschätzt und auch stärker als dieses Jahr (siehe GR: Haushaltsplanung 2013: 5,2%/BIP Defizit, Schuldenstand 184,9%/BIP. - egghat’s not so micro blog). Das rechnet der Journalist Dimitris Kontogian...
Stability bonds (Eurobonds) NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 54 Minutes ago
The euro area sovereign debt crisis has revived the debate on the common issuance of sovereign bonds in the eurozone. The introduction of such stability bonds (or Eurobonds) is seen by some policy makers and experts as a solution to the crisis. It wo...
Niederlande | Ist die neue Regierung bereits gefährdet? NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 58 Minutes ago
Schon vor ihrem heutigen Amtsantritt muss sich die neue niederländische Regierung großen Problemen stellen. „Eine angeschlagene VVD schleppt sich zur Treppe“, titelt De Volkskrant in Anspielung auf die Freitreppe des König...
Spain’s Borrowing Conundrum NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 6 Minutes ago
On Thursday, Spain will attempt something that it has not done in the debt market for about a year and a half: sell a government bond with a maturity of more than 10 years. But while the calm tone in financial markets has ensured steady demand for Sp...
Thriller in Athens: Justice Minister and European Commission block Troika measures NEW
Greek Hermes 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 29 Minutes ago
According to a report posted earlier today in enikos.gr news portal,  Justice Minister Antonis Roupakiotis (a technocrat proposed by Democratic ... Continue reading...
Holanda | Governo empossado e já fragilizado NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 35 Minutes ago
Antes mesmo de se instalar, o novo Governo holandês, que toma posse neste dia 5 de novembro, tem de fazer face a algumas dificuldades: “Um VVD ferido arrasta-se em direção às escadas”, é o título d...
Irish Services Data Hits Five-Year High NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 40 Minutes ago
Business activity in Ireland's services sector surged in October, another indication that despite a fifth year of austerity the nation's economy may be set to grow more rapidly than those of other euro-zone members.