1/1/15 Updates !
On Greece @AmbroseEP is frighteningly right, as always: http://fw.to/CFyWk8T stagnation looms but EU wants to impose extra stagnation...
Open Europe retweeted
Messy elections, fragile governments & rising populists. 9 things you should watch in Europe next year: http://openeurope.org.uk/blog/europe-in-2015/ … @OpenEurope
Beautiful sunset over Berlin on New Years Day.
Another doom indicator for 2015? Govt Bond Markets had best year in more than a decade. http://bloom.bg/1K1eAyb
#Euro losing some of its reserve status. IMF shows a drop of USD124bn in Q3 EUR reserves. (via SG)
#Russia Ruble plunges another 5.2% vs Dollar as Crude Brent Oil hits fresh 5.5yr low at $55.81.
Buzz word #divergence in 1chart: 10yr UST-Bund spread almost equal to +169bp high reached in Jun1999. (via Pierpont)
#Greece state financing covered until around Mar20. (BBG)
Reuters: Central Bank chief says
#Ukraine expects to receive three tranches of credit from IMF after fund visits http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine-abroad/reuters-central-bank-chief-says-ukraine-expects-to-receive-three-tranches-of-credit-from-imf-after-fund-visits-376421.html …
Barrel of Brent crude oil is currently $57, exactly 50% lower than its June 2014 price of $114. See how the UK compa…https://lnkd.in/dNTBP3p
Euro dips to 29-month low as Greek vote sparks anxiety http://dlvr.it/7yhylT
SYRIZA lead over ND narrows to three points in Marc poll http://dlvr.it/7yjqYg
Samaras has four weeks to trump SYRIZA on Greek economy http://dlvr.it/7yh4TC
#URGENT: 2nd patient being tested for #Ebola in Scotland – first minister @NicolaSturgeon http://on.rt.com/18siyv
@TavseefM Record 17,000 rally against 'Islamisation' in Germany http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/Record-17000-rally-against-Islamisation-in-Germany/articleshow/45611452.cms … . @LostKashmirHist @SamKhan999 @sunandavashisht
German universities scrap all tuition fees http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4213550.ece …
Oil shares lead European indexes lower as crude hits new low: LONDON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - European shares fell ... http://bit.ly/1EE87ZN
Syriza can transform the EU from within – if Europe will let it | Costas Lapavitsas http://gu.com/p/44ffy/tw via @guardian
While we're arming border guards, #Turkey is ensuring its deluge of 1m Syrian #refugees get healthcare & schools @nyt http://nyti.ms/1xuCMm8
Fire damages Swedish Islamic center for second time in one week http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/12/30/world/europe/fire-islamic-worship-center-sweden.html?src=twr&smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0&referrer= … #islamophobia
It's not just Greece. 2015 is the year of all elections that will decide Europe's future. My @theglobalist argument http://www.theglobalist.com/2015-the-year-of-all-elections-for-europe/ …
Kiev Hopes to Sign Ceasefire Protocol with Donetsk, Luhansk in OSCE Meeting / Sputnik International http://sputniknews.com/europe/20141230/1016387151.html …
UKRAINE BANK SYSTEM IS NON-FUNCTIONING: GONTAREVA
Spain Dec. Flash Harmonized CPI -1.1% Y/y; Est. -0.7% Y/y
Ten bodies recovered from Italian ferry as MP blames disaster on ‘shameful’ shipping firms http://ind.pn/172y6eI
Crisis brews again in Greece, but this time it's not spreading panic across Europe. A look at why that might be http://nyti.ms/1xtFCYp
Top critic of Russia's Putin escapes suggested 10 years in prison with just suspended sentence. Brother does not. http://aje.io/cleb
Greeks get to see the light at the end of the tunnel. By @elefenet's Vangelis Papavasiliou #ekloges2015
Beijing's bail out of Russia, aid to Venezuela &Argentina, signals the death of post-war Bretton Woods world |W.Pesek http://bv.ms/1rsAwMw
Now In front of the Spanish Embassy in #Lisbon Solidarity with political prisoners of #OperacionPandora @15MBcn_int