Connections

In the derivatives industry, key partnerships and connections connect you to the global marketplace. This section explores the ways organizations and other markets are working together to help the global economy advance.

On the place in front of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt thousands of people are forming the logo of the Euro.

The Eurozone’s Imperfect Banking Union

In her first interview since becoming the head of the new Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) in Europe, Danièle Nouy talked…

EU Panel GFLC

Who Will Take the Lead on Eurozone Growth?

  While recent data suggest that the countries of the Eurozone have stabilized from their austerity-induced recession, the under-capitalized banking…

German Political Parties

How Germany’s Political Parties Might Impact Global Markets

  This year’s German election has been the most closely watched German ballot in decades. Social media was ablaze with…

German Election

What Does the German Election Mean for the Eurozone?

It only took Chancellor Angela Merkel and her campaign opponent Peer Steinbrueck 19 minutes to launch into disagreement over Germany’s…

IMF EU

The Future for IMF and EU Collaboration

  The recent controversy between the IMF and the European Commission on the question of when a debt restructuring should…

USChinaEU

From London, An Economic Outlook for China, the U.S. and the E.U.

In London last week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Gerard Lyons, Economic Adviser to the Mayor of…

European Regulation

Navigating Through Regulatory Changes in Europe

  It is well documented that the last few years have been a challenging time for the global economy. With…

Cyprus Bailout

EU Update: Cyprus Still Has Options

  Everyone knew that the Cyprus bailout would be difficult, but few expected this tiny island to undermine the euro…

German Clearing

EU Update: The Dynamics of German Client Clearing

  Editor’s Note: As regulation and new rules for clearing move forward in the United States with Dodd-Frank and the…