Stratfor: Disturbing Precedent in the Cyprus Bailout

By George Friedman, Founder and Chairman, Stratfor The European economic crisis has taken different forms in different places, and Cyprus is the latest country to face the prospect of financial ruin. Overextended banks in Cyprus are teetering on the brink of failure for issuing loans they cannot repay, which has prompted the tiny Mediterranean country, …

The Euro Mess Gets Messier

by Elliott Morss, Morss Global Finance Introduction I have not written about problems in the Eurozone and surrounding areas since last October since nothing had changed. The Eurozone is in the process of falling apart because what I called the “weak sisters” will never be able to compete with Germany, the Netherlands, and Austria. But …