I have a ton of links so I am going to break them up into groups. Here's the first bunch from late last week. Three topics are most interesting.
Topic 1: Euro
First are the post-mortems for the euro summit last week. I think the expectations for the summit were low and so it was a good thing that Europe was able to beat those expectations and deliver more. But universally, pundits say that there's a lot more to do. Some focus on the fact that politically, Europe still seems willing to move forward to avert crisis. Others, however, focus on the tough slog during the road ahead. In my view the downturn in ISM data suggests economic weakness that will make coming to agreement harder rather than easier. Here are the articles I thought worthy of reading on Europe. The German ones are mor...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.