Category Archives: Credit markets

Lessons from Iceland, Where Offshore Created an Onshore Bubble Free of Rules and Regulations

In Iceland, the rapid growth of offshore, meaning tax evasion, along with harmful, even criminal, practices produced a massive boom and bust.

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Greece-Troika Train Wreck Shaping Up for July Despite IMF Leak

As hard as it seems to believe, the IMF is shaping up as a less bad actor in the continuing Greece austerity saga. Germany finance minister Wolfgang Schauble, by contrast, seems emboldened by Merkel’s fallen stature, which couldn’t come at a worse time for Greece.

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