Bio for Megan Greene
Greece Isn’t Turning the Corner
May 19, 2013 | 42 CommentsJudging from the markets and English- speaking news media this week, Greece’s damaged economy has finally turned the corner. I doubt it.
Europe's Economies and Markets Have Divorced
May 15, 2013 | 3 CommentsMegan Greene Ticker on disconnect between Europe's real economy and markets.
ECB’s Parking Fees Show Its Weakness
May 07, 2013 | No commentsEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi surprised markets and analysts last week by saying the central bank is open to an unconventional stimulus tactic: pressuring banks to lend by charging them a fee for parking cash at the ECB.
Germany Should End Austerity, Not Ireland
April 28, 2013 | No commentsAnti-austerity fever is sweeping Europe as policy makers decide the way to get from crisis to growth involves higher spending. Well, not so fast.
Slovenia Bailout Would Be Spanish-Cypriot Mongrel
April 18, 2013 | 2 CommentsThe ink on the provisional bailout agreement for Cyprus was hardly dry last month before bond markets shifted their attention to Slovenia, another small euro- area country with a banking problem. The Slovenian government’s borrowing costs subsequently shot up.