Tag Archives: European Debt Crisis

Fear Itself… Europe

Yet again, the markets are spooked by the European debt crisis.  By now, you may be feeling like you’ve heard more about the Greek economy than you ever wanted to know.  Last month, the Eurozone members agreed to write down half of the Greek debt owned by the private sector, and recapitalise Europe’s banks. Problem […]

Cruising Toward Resolution

Does it ever feel like this… to be a stock market investor these days? Two weeks ago, the markets were rocked by the Standard & Poors ratings downgrade of longer-term U.S. Treasury securities.  This past week, it was problems with European debt. It’s not immediately obvious, even for financial professionals, why U.S. and U.K. stocks […]