Interesting concept to create an ebook out of a set of ephemeral newspaper articles. It does what it says it will in terms of discussing scenarios for a Greek default or exit of the euro zone/ EU. Absolutely fine for a free purchase from Amazon.

Dates 05 November 2012 – 06 November 2012
Time spent reading 1 hour
Highlights 9
Comments 2
Used app Readmill

This ebook is based on a series of articles published between May 13 and 18 under the title If Greece goes ....

“[One basic lesson of the crisis] has been to make sure that your receivables are not brought back to Greece,” says one exporter. “I keep almost all my funds abroad.”

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Negative sentiment leads to a worse reality.


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Great word!

In the 2008-09 crash, UK output fell 7 per cent, not because bank lending dried up, but because so much spending suddenly stopped in an international panic. If that happens again, it really is something to fear.

a multi-stage fiscal union. There really is no alternative.

Robert Horrocks, of Asia-focused fund managers Matthews Asia, plays down the impact. “If Greece exits the euro, it’s equivalent to the entire workforce of China taking a long lunch break,” he says.

banks are increasingly reordering their European exposure along national lines, in terms of asset-liability matching (ALM), just in case the region splits apart.

Anybody who wants to explain to voters – or politicians – why it pays to keep the eurozone, in other words, better learn about banks’ ALM practices.

A clause that explains that by “euro” what is intended is “the currency in circulation in Germany” may later prove to be invaluable.