Who Would Keep Their Euros in a Non-German Bank?

By: Monday March 25, 2013 7:03 am

Apparently a new plan has been agreed on to deal with Cyprus. Unlike the original plan to tax all depositors, this new plan would take huge amounts of money from depositors with accounts worth more than 100,000 euros. The plan would hit both of the country’s largest banks, even though only one was in immediate [...]

Europe Should Take Note: The United States of America Only Barely Worked Out

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 12:01 pm

As Euro-zone nations continue to struggle with a currency union that isn’t working, it looks like the European Union is either going to be forced to break up the currency union or head towards greater political integration. If one looks at the United States of America’s own history, though, the prospects of a United States [...]

Many European Countries Think Economic Integration Hurt Their Economies

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 11:57 am

Of all the European countries surveyed by Pew it was only Germany where a majority of people believe European economic integration has strengthened the economy. In most other European countries the people believe it has weakened their economy. From Pew Research: I think it is interesting that the polling basically matches the economic data. Germany [...]