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European Leaders Promise The Greek Debt Crisis Will Be Resolved By Sunday

europeThe wait will soon be over.  Greece submitted a final compromise plan to its eurozone creditors on Thursday, European finance ministers will meet on Saturday to discuss the proposal, and an emergency summit of all 28 EU nations
NYSE:GREK July 9, 2015 9:21pm

It’s Germany vs. Greece, And The Very Survival Of The Eurozone Is At Stake

europeIs this the beginning of the end for the eurozone?  On Thursday, Germany rejected a Greek request for a six-month loan extension.  The Germans insisted that the Greek proposal did not require the Greeks to adhere
NYSE:EWG February 22, 2015 8:20pm

Eurozone Crisis: 26 TRILLION In Currency Derivatives At Risk

europeThis is the month when the future of the eurozone will be decided.  This week, Greek leaders will meet with European officials to discuss what comes next for Greece.  The new prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, has already stated that he will not accept
ETF BASIC NEWS February 12, 2015 5:17pm

Barack Obama Says That What America Really Needs Is Lots More Debt

debtWhen it comes to taking a chainsaw to the future of America, nobody seems more eager than Barack Obama.  Despite the fact that the U.S. national debt is on pace to approximately double during his eight years in the White House, he has just proposed
NYSE:DIA February 3, 2015 2:14pm

Radical Leftists Win Election In Greece; Future Of Eurozone In Serious Jeopardy

europeanRadical leftists have been catapulted to power in Greece, and that means that the European financial crisis has just entered a dangerous new phase.  Syriza, which is actually an acronym for “Coalition of the Radical Left” in Greek,
NYSE:EUO January 25, 2015 11:23pm

11 Signs That Italy’s Economy Is Deteriorating

italyWhen you get into too much debt, really bad things start to happen.  Sadly, that is exactly what is happening to Italy (NYSEARCA:EWI) right now.  Harsh austerity measures are causing the Italian economy to slow down even more than it was previously.
NYSE:EWC July 8, 2013 12:12pm

Will Italy Be The Spark That Sets Off Financial Armageddon In Europe?

europeMichael Snyder: Is the financial collapse of Italy going to be the final blow that breaks the back of Europe financially?  Most people don't realize this, but Italy is actually the third largest debtor in the entire world after the United States and Japan.  Italy currently has a debt to GDP ratio
NYSE:EWG February 26, 2013 6:18pm

20 Signs That The U.S. Economy Is Heading For Big Trouble In The Months Ahead

economyIs the U.S. economy about to experience a major downturn?  Unfortunately, there are a whole bunch of signs that economic activity in the United States is really slowing down right now.  Freight volumes and freight expenditures are way down, consumer confidence has declined sharply,
NYSE:FAZ February 20, 2013 6:18pm

The Government Debt Bubble Will Eventually Burst

debtMichael Snyder: Why are so many politicians around the world declaring that the debt crisis is "over" when debt to GDP ratios all over the planet continue to skyrocket?  The global economy has
NYSE:FAS January 20, 2013 11:23pm

20 Shocking Facts About The Collapse Of Europe

Michael Snyder: The economic implosion of Europe is accelerating.  Even while the mainstream media continues to proclaim that the financial crisis in Europe has been "averted", the economic statistics
NYSE:EUO January 9, 2013 12:00am

ECB Bond-Buying: The Rape of Europe Continues

Jeff Nielson: In the summer of 2011, I wrote a four-part series entitled Economic Rape of Europe Nearly Complete”. In that extended piece; I detailed how the combination of three malevolent forces was decimating the economies of Europe one-by-one.
NYSE:IEV November 12, 2012 3:15pm

China Stimulus Highlights Western Collapse

Jeff Nielson: Yet again we see a Tale of Two Economies. One economy has a (real) plan. One economy has (real) growth. One economy acts proactively to address its problems.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 28, 2012 3:15pm

12 Signs That Spain Is Shifting Gears From Recession To Depression (EWP, XLF, VGK, EUO, EWI)

Michael Snyder: Where have we seen this before?  Bond yields soar above the 7 percent danger level.  Check.  The stock market crashes to new lows.  Check. 
NYSE:EUO July 23, 2012 9:21pm

Election Results: Greece Is Still Doomed And So Is The Rest Of Europe (GREK, EWP, EUO, EWG, VGK, FXE)

Michael Snyder: The election results from Greece (NYSEARCA:GREK) are in and the pro-bailout forces have won, but just barely.  It is being projected that the pro-bailout New Democracy party
NYSE:EWI June 17, 2012 11:23pm

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