From Tyler Durden: As we approach the end of a dismal year for European stocks, the question is: which sector had the worst year of them all?
From Chris Kimble: What banks do in the states can impact banks in Europe. The opposite is also true, what banks do in Europe, can send important messages to banks in the states.
From John Ross Crooks III: We are hearing all kinds of headlines and sound bites about why it’s time to invest in Europe.
From Chris Vermeulen: European banks are starting to charge customers simply to hold their money, and the result will have big ramifications on the international banking and business landscape.
David Fabian: The definition of value is a fierce debate among investors that seek to find intrinsically underpriced assets. Some stand their ground on historical fundamentals like price/earnings or price/book ratios. Others look strictly at price relative to other potential opportunities as a measure of opportunity.
How do you fix a superpower with exploding levels of debt, that has a rapidly aging population, that consumes far more wealth than it produces, and that has scores of zombie banks that could collapse at any moment.
Tyler Durden: As was leaked on Friday, when the market surged on news that some 25 banks would fail the ECB’s third stress test (because in the New Normal more bank failures means more bailouts, means the richer get richest,
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