Tag Archives: sovereign debt

Greece Sovereign Debt Redux!

Back during the depths of the global financial crisis there was a focus by investors and politicians on the financial viability of the EU PIIGS! The PIIGS are a group of countries around Europe that for better or worse Greece is a prominent member! The concern at that time was that these countries that also […]

US economic data due the week of August 4, 2014


US Economic Calendar for the Week of August 4, 2014 The economic calendar provided in this article gives the days and times for this weeks key economic releases containing data that will potentially impact the direction interest rates may move in the short and intermediate-term. As this article is being released the disappointing jobs creation data released this morning has sparked […]

Are these 10-year EU sovereign debt yields sustainable?

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Follow @Hallmark Abstract Service This chart shows the May 18, 2012 10-year sovereign debt yields for the United States, Japan, and the five EU PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain)! Yield spreads between the countries were at these exaggerated levels (although improved for most from the depths of the global financial crisis) due to […]