Ukraine President Explains Relations With Russia Using Body Language, While Local Violence Escalates

A week ago Europe was furious, and Putin once again glorious, after Europe’s “bread basket”, the Ukraine, under president Yanukovich decided to terminate its pro-European stance, and instead in a very symbolic shift, chose Moscow as its future trading … [...]

European Unemployment Declines From All Time High, Youth Unemployment Hits Fresh Record – Full Breakdown

Following the “good” news in the inflationary front, in which European November CPI rose and beat expectations if posting the first sub-Japan inflationary rate in Eurozone history, Eurostat followed with more holiday cheer when it reported a surprising… [...]

Thanksgiving Frontrunning And Market Summary

European shares remain higher though are off intraday highs. Italian, Spanish markets are the biggest gainers among larger bourses, Swiss the worst. Euro is stronger against the dollar. Commodities decline, with soybeans, zinc underperforming and wheat… [...]

Guest Post: The Real Heroes Of The Global Economy

Authored by Dani Rodrik, originally posted at Project Syndicate, Economic policymakers seeking successful models to emulate apparently have an abundance of choices nowadays. Led by China, scores of emerging and developing countries have registered reco… [...]

Crisis is Literal Kiss of Death

  Follow ZeroHedge in Real-Time on FinancialJuice The financial crisis of 2008 killed a lot of things. It killed the line of credit, it killed the finances of millions of people around the world, it ousted governments and relegated leaders to the … [...]

Frontrunning: July 5

Egypt Girds for Muslim Brotherhood Protests (WSJ) SAC Capital’s Steven Cohen Expected to Avoid Criminal Charges (WSJ) SAC insider-trading probe could last years (Reuters) RBI seen selling dollars around 60.59 levels: dealers (Reuters) China signals wi… [...]

Jim Rogers: "Nobody Gets Out Of This Situation Until There’s A Crisis"

The following is GoldMoney contributing author Felix Moreno's interview with famed investor Jim Rogers. We hope you enjoy it. Félix Moreno: Please tell us about your new book, Street Smarts. What was your motivation for writing it? Jim Rogers: To … [...]

Guest Post: How To Make Austerity Work

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum of Acting-Man blog, A Question of Spending Discipline and Reform The Baltic States are unique in Europe in that they went through an austerity crash program a while ago already (beginning right after the 2008 crisis) and h… [...]

The Weeping In The Counting House

Via Mark J. Grant, author of Out of the Box, The Counted and Not Counted   Sing a song of sixpence,A pocket full of rye.Four and twenty blackbirds,Baked in a pie.   One of the constant and consistent themes found in Europe is the lack of ack… [...]

Guest Post: Europe Has Had Enough, But Can It Stand Up To Gazprom?

Submitted by Jen Alic of OilPrice.com, Gazprom has Europe’s natural gas market in a stranglehold and Europe is attempting to fight back, first with a raid last year on the Russian giant’s offices and then with a probe launched earlier this week ag… [...]