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The ‘Greek Debt Deal’ Is Already Starting To Fall Apart

July 14th, 2015

greeceThe “deal that was designed to fail” has already begun to unravel.  The IMF, which was expected to provide a big chunk of the financing, has indicated that it may walk away from the deal unless Read more…

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Germany Never Intended For Greece To Stay In The Euro

July 14th, 2015

europeThere never was going to be any deal.  All along, Germany has been seeking to establish conditions that would never be met so that they could force Greece out of the eurozone.  But the Germans had to do this subtly so that they would end up looking Read more…

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3 Reasons Why The ‘Greek Debt Deal’ Is Really A German Trap

July 13th, 2015

greeceGreece is saved? All over the planet, news headlines are boldly proclaiming that a “deal” has been reached which will give Greece the money that it needs and keep it in the eurozone.  But as you will see below, this is not true at all.  Read more…

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

July 9th, 2015

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 Read more…

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The German Siege Of Greece Begins

July 6th, 2015

greeceDid you notice that Greece’s creditors are not rushing to offer the Greeks a new deal in the wake of the stunning referendum result on Sunday?  In fact, it is being reported that the initial reaction to the “no” vote from top European politicians was “a thunderous silence“.  Read more…

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3 Rocket Arc Patterns For Overseas ETFs

June 30th, 2015

new etfsCorey Rosenbloom: When doing ETF scans, I came across three “Rocket Arc” Patterns I wanted to share with you. Read more…

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A Closer Look At The Germany ETF Sell-Off

June 12th, 2015

germany 600X300Germany ETFs had a stellar start to this year but failed to hold on to those gains. The key German gauge DAX index entered the correction phase starting this week and retreated over 10% from April. Read more…

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Guess What Happened The Last Time Bond Yields Crashed Like This?

April 21st, 2015

yieldIf a major financial crisis was approaching, we would expect to see the “smart money” getting out of stocks and pouring into government bonds that are traditionally considered to be “safe” during a crisis.  Read more…

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3 ETFs To Profit From Europe’s Economic Recovery

March 6th, 2015

europeGeorge Leong: Europe is open for business. Well, kind of. The region—namely the 19-country eurozone—has recently been in the news with the Greece fiasco and its potential exit. Read more…

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

February 22nd, 2015

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 Read more…

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ECB Draghi’s QE Battle With Germany; Rules Out ECB Gold Buying

December 8th, 2014

gold timeGoldCore: The European Central Bank will decide early next year whether to follow the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and the Bank of Japan with quantitative easing or money creation to buy government bonds and other assets but will not buy gold, Read more…

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German Demand For EU Austerity: It’s Bad, But German Politics Are The Biggest Threat To The EU

October 24th, 2014

germanyJonathan H. Todd: Germany’s Demand for EU Austerity is wrong – but internal politics may be the catalyst that threatens the EU project. Read more…

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The Death Rattle Of Europe’s Statist Dream

October 22nd, 2014

europeRick Ackerman: Europe’s all-too-predictable relapse into recession is gathering force, threatening not only the pipe dream of economic and political unity, but eroding grandiose illusions that have helped prop up the Read more…

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Serious Financial Trouble Is Erupting In Germany And Japan

October 9th, 2014

world1There are some who believe that the next great financial crash will not begin in the United States.  Instead, they are convinced that a financial crisis that begins in Europe or in Japan (or both) will end up spreading Read more…

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iShares To Begin Trading The iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NYSEArca:HEWG)

February 3rd, 2014

new8iShares has announced that they will begin trading the iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NYSEArca:HEWG) on Tuesday, February 04, 2014. The iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (the “Fund”) seeks to track the Read more…

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