Cyprus clinch Bailout deal

It appears the ‘deal’ to default/restructure the banks has been designed to bypass the need for parliamentary votes, since it is theoretically not a tax. While we have little color on what kind of carnage the President of Cyprus had to accept to his fellow countrymen, the news is that : *CYPRUS, TROIKA REACH AGREEMENT … Read more Cyprus clinch Bailout deal

What Happened After Europe’s Last Three Currency “Unions” Collapsed

Three of the most notable predecessors to the EUR include the Hapsburg Empire, the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia. Obviously, these no longer exist. Just as obvious, all of these unions, having spent time, energy, money, and effort to change the culture and traditions of member countries and to perpetuate said unions, had no desire, just … Read more What Happened After Europe’s Last Three Currency “Unions” Collapsed