Monthly Archives: October 2011

Japan support of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) – Contingent

Japan’s support of the Euro-Joke, less than solid. Geofftalk.com readers know how closely we are following the financial events in Europe, which read like a bad movie script. Well it continues to read like that. From Fxstreet.com: After pledging for … Continue reading

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes to the air

The Dreamliner’s first commercial flight touches down in Hong Kong With wings flaring up and away as in greeting, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed in Hong Kong. Its inaugural flight on October 26 was finally a reality after over three … Continue reading

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Eurozone Problems Unresolved, Brussels meetings unproductive – 14 Updates

Eurozone is no closer to a real debt solution than they were before the Brussels Conferences, can kicked down the road, AGAIN, not much road left… Nearly the entire month of October, stock markets around the world rose on rumors … Continue reading

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Hugh Hendry: International Investment Insights

The European Union and Eurozone crisis meetings have concluded, agreements made, tactics and strategies initiated, results to follow… The process of enacting the decisions reached during the EU meetings are now under way, the world awaits validation of success. The … Continue reading

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All eyes are on the Eurozone, will there be resolution? 21 Updates

The World now faces the consequence of previous decades of unabated credit and debt expansion, when financial common sense was absent. The troubled European Union (EU), after simmering for years, seemed to reach critical mass within the past few weeks, … Continue reading

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Jobs or wealth? They are not the same thing

Today, the President blames a “dysfunctional” Congress for not passing his Jobs Bill, but, why should they? The wealth of nations comes from the earth, warmed by the sun.  We add value to these earthly resources through our ingenuity and … Continue reading

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The EU meetings reminiscent of Roman Circus, let loose the lions… 19 Updates

Eurozone is as financially bankrupt as the ancient Roman Circuses The European Union’s 13th crisis management meeting in 21 months has degenerated into a latter day Roman Circus.  The constant gathering of the 27 member EU, the 17 member Eurozone, … Continue reading

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Today’s Euro Volatility and Sentiment versus Sanity. USD/YEN craters. – 1 Update

Childlike behavior in the Eurozone/I love the smell of volatility in the morning It is hard not think of continued dollar weakness when the government continues to manage money worse than a wino, some signals of recession are flashing and … Continue reading

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Liars need good memories, Eurozone leaders tell so many lies, a good memory becomes a liability – 13 Updates

More drivel from European “leaders” Every day, we listen to European leaders lying about what they are doing, or, planning to do to help stabilize PIIGS and avoid a default by Greece.  The default on sovereign debt by Greece first … Continue reading

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The Eurozone cannot survive as structured, when will it be fixed?

Since all politicians seem to lie, it takes people a long time to learn the truth The Eurozone politicians (with the exception of Richard Sulik of Slovakia) have been promising a solution for the problems of Greece, Portugal, and Ireland … Continue reading

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