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The Head of the ECB has “No plan B”

The head of the ECB, Mario Draghi, was asked if there was a plan if countries such as Cyprus decided to leave the Euro: Well you really are asking questions that are so hypothetical that I don’t have an answer to them. … Continue reading

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Reverting to national currencies won’t save the euro

It’s often assumed by those listening to critics of the euro, that we desire a return to national currencies, such as the franc or deutschmark. Certainly, some do, but from the perspective of the Austrian school of economics, they are … Continue reading

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The latest plan to save the euro

There seem to be endless summits of EU leaders these days, trying in vain to solve the debt crisis in the eurozone. Rather than replicate excellent analysis elsewhere, I’ll leave you with an article on the subject. Detlev Schlichter, over … Continue reading

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What of the euro?

I recently spent a very enjoyable 5 days travelling around the Low Countries of Northern Europe with a friend of mine. We drove through abandoned border posts, and used one currency across 5 borders – quite amazing! Our language skills … Continue reading

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