Tag Archives: Portugal

Last Weeks Economic Acronyms: PIIGS, BDI, FOMC!


How many acronyms will fit in one article title? For this weeks articles we’ll cap it at three! Many of this past weeks articles at the Hallmark Abstract Service blog focused on the global economy in conjunction with the turmoil in financial markets around the world. These three acronyms played a critical role… PIIGS: These are the five […]

EU sovereign debt: Is it really different this time?

Or will it be another one of history’s examples of bulls and bears making money and of PIIGS being slaughtered? In other words is the liquidity angst being felt at one of Portugal’s largest banks an isolated event or a sign that trouble may loom on the horizon for the EU as a whole? That was […]