Category Archives: Euro-Debacle

When Will the World Get Interesting?

*For the purposes of this blog that is… the world is pretty interesting. Probably too interesting. My almost-total absence from this blog in the last 6 months is entirely because I’m very close to finishing a milestone in a little … Continue reading

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When It Rains…

After a glorious month of vacationing from all priorities (including this blog), life has a habit forcefully intruding back in. I come back to find a ton of things I should have posted on but didn’t get around to it. … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Baby

Iceland’s economy is recovering nicely¬†(hat tip: Paul Krugman). What are some of the things they did? Iceland let its banks fail, didn’t guarantee these banks’ debts (unlike the Irish), did guarantee the deposits of its domestic citizens, debt relief and … Continue reading

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The Road To Hell…

When I read articles such as this one, Taxing Financial Transactions: Heading for an Own Goal, I sometimes despair. Both for the policy that is proposed and for how the various interested parties for or against a policy cloud their … Continue reading

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If I Ruled the World… I mean Europe

Although Zolltan can’t seem to come up with post ideas because I don’t know… it’s that time of the month or whatever, I on the other hand can claim I’m on injured reserve. I thought eye strain was a physical … Continue reading

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In Which I fall In Love With A Pole

¬†Despite the fact that in my last post I said that I would not comment again on the Euro-mess, I can’t help myself one last time. Believe me, with a busy November from work, it has been relatively easy for … Continue reading

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This and That **UPDATED

I’m currently in the process of getting raped at work. Where the sun don’t shine. I have more than one portfolio, each with their own massive on-going projects, with several deals that we’re pursuing (and mostly rejecting), while our problem … Continue reading

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