Category: Europe

13 posts categorized as "Europe"

Adventures of a “Bail In” – Featuring the Little Island that Couldn’t

March 19, 2013

Content provided by Matt Santini, CLS Portfolio Manager As I write this, the island of Cyprus has just agreed to keep banks closed through Thursday. If you were looking to drawdown on your offshore cash before the NCAA tourney, you are out of luck. And ultimately, unless they own gold or have mattress reserves, Cypriot’s…

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Hey, Remember Europe?

December 21, 2012

Lately, attention has obviously been all about the you-know-what, yet somewhat behind the scenes, on the other side of the Atlantic, deals are being dealt. For months upon months now, the Eurozone finance leaders have been battling to put in place strict austerity measures in troubled economies to stop wasteful spending and actually collect some…

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Treasure on the Streets of Chicago

August 31, 2012

Prior to my kids starting school, our family spent a long weekend in Chicago. There were many fun things to do and see, especially for kids ages six and nine. We went to the top of the John Hancock building, visited the Museum of Science and Industry and the Field Museum, spent the day on…

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