Financial Regulatory Forum

ANALYSIS – Big money tiptoes back to Europe

July 14, 2010

By Mike Dolan

LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – Whether the euro zone is at the middle or end of its existential sovereign debt crisis, investors are starting to take a fresh look at the region’s assets and wondering if this year’s market panic was overdone.

COLUMN-Stress tests and cargo cults: James Saft

July 9, 2010

(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

By Jim Saft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 8 (Reuters) – How are European officials orchestrating the bank stress tests like Pacific islanders speaking into coconuts and waiting for cargo to drop from the skies?

ANALYSIS-Gloom starts to lift in euro zone crisis

July 9, 2010

By Timothy Heritage

BRUSSELS, July 9 (Reuters) – Gloom over the future of the euro zone is starting to lift after months of crisis, with policy makers sounding increasingly confident that the worst is over.