80 Years to Deflate Unemployment Crisis in Ireland?

by Constantin Gurdgiev, TrueEconomics.Blogspot.in Continuing with the Ireland Live Register data theme: in the first post I covered broader long-term trends in the LR, with the second post looking at some sub-trends relating to nationality of Live Register signees. Here: a quick note on the size of the problem overall. Total number of persons (officially) …

Has Anything Changed in the Euro Crisis?

by Elliott Morss Introduction The leaders of the Euro countries held meetings late into the night last week. They announced new steps but the UK would not go along. So instead of new rules for the European Union, they had to settle for agreements with individual European countries. What were these agreements and will they …

Can There be Reason for Optimism in the Eurozone?

by Elliott Morss Introduction It was interesting that on Friday, the talking heads and stock markets were quite bullish on developments in the Eurozone. What really happened last week? We had two changes of government and a new “weak sister” came into view. Until last week, I had been calling Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain …

Eurozone: A ‘Depressing’ Brief Analysis

by Elliott Morss Editor’s note: As the title indicates this brief analysis summary by Dr. Morss clearly shows that conditions are “depression-like” when it comes to unemployment and bank weakness associated with the weak sisters (so identified by Dr. Morss in a recent series of articles).