August 21, 2017

EU Update (And FI Reality)

If you've been tuning out the Euro situation, despite Gelpern's periodic updates, … [Read more...]

Thanks a lot, USADA: Lance Armstrong faces the loss of his seven Tour de France titles

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition. And now for something completely different! Well, maybe not … [Read more...]

HSBC in Settlement Talks With U.S. Over Money Laundering

HSBC in Settlement Talks With U.S. Over Money Laundering HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA), which is under … [Read more...]

Big Carbon

Hot gas. So, how’s that carbon-trading thing going?  Big Carbon set up shop in the European Union in … [Read more...]

Big Carbon

Hot gas. So, how’s that carbon-trading thing going?  Big Carbon set up shop in the European Union in … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Preparations. Israel has bolstered its security presence for the London Olympics amid fears that an … [Read more...]

Germany may need to — er — “adjust” its own clean-energy standards

That's embarrassing. As one of Europe’s more fiscally sane, politically organized, and … [Read more...]

HSBC Executive Resigns During Senate Hearing

Europe’s biggest bank – HSBC – is being accused of laundering money for drugs … [Read more...]

European “breakthrough” rounds out a solid week for Obama?

I hate it when that happens. I say “breakthrough,” because I’m taking it with an … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

A tough couple of weeks. It’s been a tough couple of weeks for President Obama, one of those … [Read more...]

France goes full socialist

No more socialism-lite. While certain other European countries continue to reel from the effects of … [Read more...]

Video: Greece forming a center-right alliance, not unity government

"There's no Plan B." After a tumultuous election day, a little more clarity seems to be coming from … [Read more...]

Led by Germans, Europeans are increasingly disillusioned with Obama

Honeymoon's over. Oh, how the mighty fall! When Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, plenty … [Read more...]

Hey, who’s up for another massive stimulus package?

Hairofthedogonomics. I guess we can call this Hairofthedogonomics.  Europe and the US got drunk on … [Read more...]

Lovely: Spain now looking for a $125 billion bailout

Another one bites the dust. Friday, the International Monetary Fund informed the world that, in … [Read more...]

Lovely: Spain now looking for a $125 billion bailout

Another one bites the dust. Friday, the International Monetary Fund informed the world that, in … [Read more...]

HAMP 2 is HERE – Some say it’s the best HAMP yet, and they’re probably right about that.

This past year has been transformational as far as the foreclosure crisis was concerned, although we … [Read more...]

President Obama: “The private sector is doing just fine”

Uhh, if you say so... By most counts, it hasn’t exactly been a spectacular week for Team … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Jobs. The bleak jobs report on Friday predictably had heads snapping toward the White House, looking … [Read more...]

Spain scuttles clean-energy subsidies; promptly watches the industry go down like a sinking ship

Renewable energy finally meets a moratorium it doesn't like. Serious question, greenies: is a nation … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Disappointment. In Europe, where more than 200,000 people thronged a Berlin rally in 2008 to hear … [Read more...]

30 Minutes of Talking: Has Housing or Our GDP Hit Bottom?

MINUTES OF TALKING (I understand that last week’s edition of 30 MINUTES OF TALKING had a few … [Read more...]

The most atheist country in the world is…

Terrific. …no longer a country. The surveys found: Atheism is strongest in northwest European … [Read more...]

The fallacy of subsidized parity in energy pricing

Solardammerung, continued. Yesterday, the Washington Post told the sad tale of Germany and the rest … [Read more...]

Chu: Uh, never mind on that European gas prices goal

Shocka! Isn’t it amazing what a couple of bad polls can produce?  In 2008, … [Read more...]

Europe at the Brink – A WSJ Documentary

In this documentary, Wall Street Journal editors and reporters examine the origins of Europe’s … [Read more...]

70 years ago today: A date that will live in infamy

And transformed America into a world power. Before December 7th, 1941, most Americans believed that … [Read more...]

Gallup: Obama’s job approval the lowest at this point for any modern president except … Carter

Omens. In all seriousness, it’s amazing that his numbers are as high as they are. Never in my … [Read more...]

Quotes of the day

Flashover. “The Federal Reserve and other major central banks moved on Wednesday to help … [Read more...]

Never Mind Eupdate, Greek Referendum Edition

No more referendum. Still my candidate for the most important moment in this crisis. The possibility … [Read more...]

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