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Quantitative Easing in the EU: Addressing the Symptom or the Cause?


It may be a new year, but Europe’s economic malaise remains decidedly familiar. Current headlines announcing anemic growth, unemployment, and the looming potential of a Syriza-provoked Grexit could easily be pulled from newspapers published in 2011. The eurocrisis increasingly appears like a virus that must be kept in remission. The latest course of treatment, Europe’s version of quantitative easing, was announced by the European Central Bank More ...

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The Future of Sovereign Debt – The Answer May Lie in Argentina
What Happens When Sovereign Debt Goes Bad? Why The Argentine Debt Case Matters


What happens when sovereign debt goes bad? In the corporate world, debt contracts are subject to bankruptcy and liquidation laws. But no such mechanism exists following sovereign default. Recent legal rulings in the Argentine debt saga suggest that this system may now be unattainable. More ...


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