‘Dictator Draghi’ & ‘the Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ of Europe!
Can we now add “Brixit” to the list with “Spexit” and “Grexit? The latest addition to the euro-exit-speculation family has been making headlines. We talk to Constantin Gurdgiev, co-editor of “What If Ireland Defaults”, about whether “Brixit” is just the next catchy phrase. Plus, five years ago the Dow fell nearly 400 points as French bank BNP Paribas announced it was halting three funds with exposure to US subprime mortgages. We take stock of where we are today, if we're looking at any kind of repeat, and why or how it could be different this time. And Brazilian Central Bank employees strike! What kind of central bank activities could be halted by worker protests? Lauren and Demetri muse over the possibilities in Loose Change.