Most of these links are on Cyprus. I have been doing a lot of tweeting on this topic since early yesterday. If you're not already on twitter, you should be. Follow me at @edwardn and here is a list of other finance tweeters to follow and a list of good general and finance news sources. If you read other western European languages and are interested in Europe, follow this list. Twitter is an invaluable source of real-time news.
News links for 17 Mar 2013
Cyprus: panic as savings levy is imposed | World news | guardian.co.uk
"Cypriots rush to ATMs before savings are docked as part of a bailout deal agreed in Brussels"
Fed's Fisher: Too-big-to-fail banks are crony capitalists | Reuters
"The largest U.S. banks are "practitioners of crony capitalism," need to be broken up to ensure they are no ...
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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.