Category Archives: Eurotrash

Severing Ties

“Severing ties with sovereigns is easy. Happens all the time here, when a client forgets to take it off…” – anonymous guillotine operator, Paris 1789 Advertisements

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Euro debt haircuts: a question of style

Cindeurella needs a radical change of lifestyle and, as any girl worth her iphone knows, the crucial hurdle is getting the right haircut. A properly styled girl will come by anything she needs, effortlessly. And a girl can need a lot…

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Portugal bluffs a call

On February 11th, Portugal announced that it would buy back up to  9,4 bn of it’s own bonds in a reverse auction to be held this week.

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German bondage

The European Heads of State and Government who convened last Friday in Brussels for a leaders’ summit found a nasty surprise in their folders, courtesy of the Franco-German de facto presidency of the EU. Our spies in Brussels give us … Continue reading

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Green Wave

Definitely, Europe is going through a rough patch. It hasn’t started celebrating the “end” of the Euro crisis and a new catastrophe might well be coming at full speed.

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High Expectations

What a difference three little letters can make: from Europhobic to Euphoric in little more than a week.

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New year’s race

It’s a lean year, so they have been holding back, waiting for a moment when better bargains can be found. They have everything figured out, what they’ll buy; sizes, colours, shops and departments.

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Bail out who?

Once upon a time, a leprechaun found a cauldron full of gold coins in the woods. A troll explained to him that whoever found it was free to take the gold in it, but for each coin he spent, he … Continue reading

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Cindeurella: A cautionary tale for maiden currencies

Once upon a time there was a very poor girl who wanted to be rich, go to the ball, date princes and have an Iphone. An old stranger offered her a beautiful dress made of Euro and told her to … Continue reading

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Circular financing scum

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