The summer ended with a blast: Greece returned to center stage, and the Non-Farm Payrolls kept speculation high for QE3. Before things accelerate in this feared September, the markets are currently closed. For some of you, it’s a long weekend. Here are my weekend reading picks. Enjoy!
The amazing thing with the Greek bailout(s) is that it is a mechanism for securing a crisis every quarter. Each time inspectors come to Athens, they discover that Greece missed its targets and the scrambling resumes.
- Tracy Alloway dives deeper into the French banks’ funding issues. Leverage is very high.
- Jim Leaviss compares the fates of Ireland and Iceland in getting out of banking troubles. Will Ireland get out of its trouble?
- Emanuel from IPEZone provides an interesting interview with “Dr. Doom” Nouriel Roubini, which suggests some solutions in addition to his known pessimism.
- Larry Greenberg summarizes August in figures, with all the movers and shakers. It’s amazing how stable EUR/USD has been despite all the noise.
- Clint Starr discusses forex social networks and asks: to join or not to join?
- Andriy Moraru has an interesting poll: Is forex trading the easy way to earn? There are quite a few options.
- Michael Greenberg reports that ActForex will now offer integrated Binary Options in its platform. For more about this field, see BO Crunch.
- Forex Crunch Key Metrics August 2011 – All the site’s numbers of this crazy August.
- Trading in Range or Catching Breakouts? – What is your style?