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Real EZ Problems and the Contagion: Don't Believe the Hype

Posted November 16, 2011 | 05:36 AM (EST)

Contagion today is causing even the 'core' European countries to be affected by investors' fear of the EuroZone (EZ) crisis, causing a mass selloff of EZ bonds which has caused the spread for French yields over German Bunds to hit a record high, and the Euro to fall. Even the...

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Will Berlusconi's Departure Help The Eurocrisis? Not Unless Austerity Plans Exit, Too

25 Comments | Posted November 11, 2011 | 06:25 PM (EST)

Cross-posted from Alternet.

What exactly is the eurozone crisis? Is it a financial crisis? An economic crisis? Actually, it's a growth crisis. And as such, it must have growth solutions. Instead we are being bombarded every day with theatrical new developments (Papandreou's referendum, Berlusconi's wavering on reform and...

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