The ECB confronts the zero lower bound | Gavyn Davies
This was written at the weekend. Makes for good reading given the ECB's rate cut
ECB's Draghi stuns markets with rate cut but deflation still looms - Telegraph
"The euro plunged two cents against the dollar before recovering slightly to €1.3370, welcome relief for France and Italy, where a chorus of voices has been demanding action to protect exports. France’s industry minister Arnaud Montebourg said last week that a 10pc fall in the euro could save 150,000 French jobs, and issued a veiled threat to mobilise the treaty powers of EU ministers to shape the exchange rate. "
BBC News - General strike against cuts brings Greece to a halt
Europe Making Same Mistakes as Japan in 1990s - Real Time Economics - WSJ
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