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What Will Really Happen in Europe?

Posted by Larry Doyle on December 5th, 2011 6:44 PM |

Are we really supposed to believe the news released today that German Prime Minister Angela Merkel and French Prime Minister Nicolas Sarkozy favor a meaningful change in the Maastricht Treaty which serves as the basis for the European Union?

Seriously, how many times have we gone down this road hearing that the European heads of state and central bankers have struck a deal to save the EU and the euro?

Didn’t we just hear news of that sort merely a month ago, and now once again all eyes and ears are on the next major European summit to be held later this week? In typical, political fashion, the markets and ministers are front running the summit in an attempt to convey an air of equanimity while pretending that they are about to pull the proverbial rabbit out of the hat.  (more…)

What’s ‘UP’ with the Euro?

Posted by Larry Doyle on July 20th, 2010 9:41 AM |

The Euro has had a significant bounce over the last 6 weeks. After bottoming out slightly below 1.20/U.S. dollar in early June, the Euro has bounced back close to 1.30 versus the greenback. Let’s navigate the circuitous path of this most important currency and assess where it may be headed from here. I am most pleased to highlight commentary on this critically sensitive topic, written specifically for Sense on Cents by Forextraders.com:

The Current State of the Euro:  Can It Head Higher Versus The Dollar?

The months of June and July have seen a rapid and extreme appreciation of the Euro against the U.S. Dollar.   In order to understand our current state of the Euro and where we may be headed, it is imperative that one have a basic understanding of the Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe. (more…)






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