What We Are Reading

Key Reads U.S., Cuba Quietly Open Historic New Chapter in Post-Cold War Ties Matt Spetalnick / Reuters The United States and Cuba quietly ushered in a new era of post-Cold War relations on Monday, formally restoring diplomatic ties severed more than five decades ago and re-establishing embassies in each other’s capitals. Banks in Greece Reopen, and Sales […]

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Greece, Germany and The EURO – Even on Sundays

But what about the EURO-zone, the EU, the ECB and the German government plus all the rest of those countries who support austerity policies so dogmatically regardless of the consequences? A little less austerity and a bit more Keynes would likely have pulled the EU out of recession several years ago. Germany’s export driven policies which buoyed that country’s economy have relied on sales elsewhere – especially throughout Europe – but if other countries do not have the wherewithal to buy German products how long will this approach succeed? Read more »

What We Are Reading

Key Reads   Greek bailout: Europe strikes deal after marathon talks CNN Europe has offered Greece a new $96 billion bailout after its government agreed to enact deep economic reforms under close supervision by its creditors.   Diplomats Close to Clinching Iran Nuclear Deal Dan De Luce / Foreign Policy Negotiators from Iran and six […]

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