Spain

Spain/Italy – Stress tests lack credibility & Berlusconi makes a comeback? – Analyst Insights

Interview with Matt Lasov, Head of EMEA Research for Frontier Strategy Group Spain –Take today’s banking stress test results with a grain of salt because the hired consultants were not permitted to audit the banks directly and instead could only review Spanish…

Spain’s Woes Continue – FSG Analyst Insights

Interview with Matt Lasov, Head of EMEA Research for Frontier Strategy Group Politically, there is zero will to allow Spain to default but markets have moved faster than politicians every step of the way. It’s very difficult to view European politicians as…

Recession in Europe, Driving Risk of Breakup – FSG Analyst Insights

Interview with Matt Lasov, Head of EMEA Research for Frontier Strategy Group “The risk of default and devaluation in Europe is still high. Bailout discussions focused on Spanish banks buy time and businesses should use this time to set plans in place…

Spain Teetering – FSG Analyst Insights

Interview with Matt Lasov, Head of EMEA Research for Frontier Strategy Group “The crisis in Spain is accelerating faster than expected. Again, it’s all down to the banks. While everyone’s attention is on Greece, Spain is quietly struggling to pull…

Germany Structuring Path to Euro Exit for Italy, Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party voted today to provide a means for Euro-zone markets to voluntarily exit the Euro without losing access to the EU’s free trade zone. This move confirms that Germany is not willing to save the Euro…