from Hugo Dixon:

EU enters brave new world of bank bail-ins

By Hugo Dixon
January 4, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Two Central Banks Diverge in a Wood

November 2, 2015

One of the primary themes that should dominate the week is one of the divergence between the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank.

from Hugo Dixon:

Tsipras’ biggest stress tests yet to come

By Hugo Dixon
November 2, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

ECB’s ‘whole menu’ bereft of new dishes

October 28, 2015

A freelance journalist eats his dinner behind a note advertising a "crisis menu" in a restaurant in SibiuECB President Mario Draghi's 'whole menu' of monetary policy options to spur lending and boost euro area inflation from below zero appears to have few new dishes, if any at all.

from MacroScope:

More ECB QE? Perhaps best when the Fed raises

October 22, 2015

Those clamouring for the European Central Bank to ramp up its 60 billion euro per month stimulus programme will have to wait until December.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Where Are We Going

October 21, 2015

No fewer than 30 S&P 500 companies report results on Wednesday, from names as varied as Coca-Cola to American Express to Tractor Supply Co. It's true to say that so far this has not been a great earnings season - 69 percent of companies have exceeded earnings expectations and only about 40 percent on revenue - but with just 65 names reporting as of early Tuesday, it's also correct to say it's early days, given the heavy action we'll be seeing over the next couple of trading sessions.

from Hugo Dixon:

Greek bank recap is race against time

By Hugo Dixon
October 5, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Hugo Dixon:

It’s all up to Tsipras now

By Hugo Dixon
September 21, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Hugo Dixon:

Greek election may reopen can of worms

By Hugo Dixon
August 31, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Euro zone’s best growth days may already be in the rear-view mirror

August 21, 2015

The latest euro zone flash purchasing managers' indexes may have surprised slightly on the higher side, but many are still not convinced that better economic growth is coming later this year.