All posts tagged Financial crisis

Networking the Euro crisis
October 23, 2011, Comments Off on Networking the Euro crisis

A great little graphical analysis, published in the New York Times, of the links between different economies and the Eur ...

The End of the Euro. Again.
September 21, 2011, 2 Comments

Even as Greece defaults on its debt, the attention shifts to those economies that could be next in line. Euros fly to sa ...

Predicting the next crisis: what don’t we know we don’t know?
January 20, 2011, 2 Comments

Just as “shadow banking” evokes an aura of mystery and mirage, fat tails call to mind squat, repulsive geckos crouch ...

Carry on, Traders! The carry trade and capital controls
January 10, 2011, 2 Comments

Earlier this year, the drumbeats of war sounded again as Chile – the ultimate free market poster child – declared th ...

Currency shoot-out
October 15, 2010, 7 Comments

The big questions will be these: will China let the renminbi rise and will the US ease up on quantitative easing? My opi ...