Who Will Rescue Collapsing European Banks When Banks Are Bigger Than Countries?

The European banking crisis continues to spiral out of control while hapless politicians fail to put together a credible resolution plan. Part of the problem may be that it is difficult to construct a solution when failing banks are bigger than the countries that are trying to rescue them. The latest European bank on the […]

Will The Run On Greek Banks Spread Across Europe?

With the interest rate on short term Greek government debt approaching 100%, markets are saying that default by Greece is inevitable.  Greece is expected to run out of cash within weeks and massive civil unrest may slide into anarchy as protests become increasingly violent.  The bailout by the European Union that was supposed to save […]