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The Gift from the Greek Crisis: Exposing the Euro's Weaknesses

by Andrew White  |  July 10, 2015

If you have read my blog over the last couple of years you will know that I suggested that Greece would leave the Euro. As we now wait for Sunday...

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UK's Prime Minister David Cameron: Now Down to Work

by Andrew White  |  May 9, 2015

On Thursday the UK delivered a stunning victory to the Conservative Party.  Not since 1992 has the Conservative's had a clear majority.  By now the Champagne has probably lots its fizz...

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UK election more important than ever

by Andrew White  |  May 6, 2015

It is interesting that an election in a middle-tier, aging island nation should mean so much: but it does.  It is interesting in that the election is even in question....

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The Mighty Dollar - What Should We Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 27, 2015

My spider-senses are tingling.  I read this morning this week's Economist article, The Mighty Dollar: Feeling Green, and the hairs on the back of my neck stood up.  At present...

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Currency Pegging - Size Doesn't Matter - You Knew That

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2015

There was a small article about a small European country (Denmark) in Tuesday's US print edition of the financial times.  The article was called, "Danes shield currency peg from storm unleashed...

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Greece's troubles will haunt the Euro

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2015

I don't write book reviews for books I am only half way through reading.  But I noted in Tuesday's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal an article titled,...

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Geo Politics: the view from the other side

by Andrew White  |  February 3, 2015

I was reading today's US print edition of the Financial Times and I spotted a "Comment" piece entitled, "Dangerous cracks at Europe's center", by Gideon Rachman.  The article explores the...

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Storm clouds gather over Greece, its debt, and the chances of a 'Grexit'

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2015

The Comment columns in today's US print edition of the Financial Times were awash with calls to save Greece and the Euro, in some fashion.  One article talked about forgiving...

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Should we Forgive Greece its Debts to save the Euro?

by Andrew White  |  January 5, 2015

I was drinking my coffee and tucking into my US print edition of the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal in Tuesday, December 30th, when I spied a particularly alarming set...

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Economic Minute #5: Interest rates and their impact on corporate investment: all at sea

by Andrew White  |  November 6, 2014

An article in last weeks (October 18-24, 2014) US Print edition of the Economist set off my alarm bells again.  It was titled, “Tight, loose, irrelevant”.  Interest rates do not...

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