BBC News - IMF approves $17bn Ukraine bailout package
Pro-Russian Separatists in Eastern Ukraine Seek Legitimacy Through Referendum - WSJ.com
How the Russian economy has taken a turn for the worse | Business | The Guardian
U.S. government says it lost $11.2 billion on GM bailout | Reuters
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac may need $190 billion in big downturn: regulator | Reuters
Take a pass on TBTF crapshoot: James Saft | James Saft
Martin Wolf proposes the death of banking
China PMI steadies, but doesn't dispel growth worries | Reuters
Yangtze River Delta Leads Softening of Housing Market
BBC News - Brazil poor get welfare rise and tax cuts from Rousseff
BBC News - Brazil property prices: Fears of 'bubble' in home costs
Annual house price growth reaches double-digits - Telegraph
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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.