Conditions are becoming more and more tight in Europe. How will this end? Spain will hold general elections over the weekend, and this will definitely impact the markets when they reopen. But now, markets are closed and it’s time to sit back and enjoy some long term reading. Here are my picks for this weekend. Enjoy! A new government in Italy couldn’t reassure markets, and the ECB’s bond buying was necessary. In Spain, a terrible bond auction also resulted in some ECB buying. But when will the central bank step up its action? Yields are rising in all countries except Germany. Perhaps they’ll act when German yields also rise – and that’s when the euro will suffer even more. John Ward reports that ECB president Mario Draghi is concerned about bank fraud in the euro-zone. Larry Greenberg analyzes the euro-zone recovery and states that it’s too short and too shallow. Ed Harrison analyzes the current situation in the European debt crisis and asks if we are at a tipping point. Andriy Moraru has an excellent guide to the STP, NDD and ECN forex brokers. Casey Stubbs discusses the evolution of forex traders: 3 stages. Mike Kulej talks about computer-driven trading systems, and how they gain traction. Michael Greenberg provides interesting details about the recent deal in which Tradestation acquired Interbank FX. This is a change from the original to strike a deal with Gain. Francesc Riverola gives us a sneak peek of a new navigating experience on FXStreet. Looks promising Here are some long term articles published on Forex Crunch this week: European Citizens Losing Control Case 2: Spain – General elections are held on Sunday. Forex Investment for Institutional Clients Launched by Currensee – Another step forward for the social network. Use Higher Time Frames – the third chapter of the Trade Forex Responsibly eBook. You can download the full eBook for free. Yohay Elam Yohay Elam Yohay Elam: Founder, Writer and Editor I have been into forex trading for over 5 years, and I share the experience that I have and the knowledge that I've accumulated. After taking a short course about forex. Like many forex traders, I've earned a significant share of my knowledge the hard way. Macroeconomics, the impact of news on the ever-moving currency markets and trading psychology have always fascinated me. Before founding Forex Crunch, I've worked as a programmer in various hi-tech companies. I have a B. Sc. in Computer Science from Ben Gurion University. Given this background, forex software has a relatively bigger share in the posts. Yohay's Google Profile View All Post By Yohay Elam Forex Links share Read Next Forex Weekly Forecast November 21-25 2011 Anat Dror 12 years Conditions are becoming more and more tight in Europe. How will this end? Spain will hold general elections over the weekend, and this will definitely impact the markets when they reopen. But now, markets are closed and it's time to sit back and enjoy some long term reading. Here are my picks for this weekend. Enjoy! A new government in Italy couldn't reassure markets, and the ECB's bond buying was necessary. In Spain, a terrible bond auction also resulted in some ECB buying. But when will the central bank step up its action? Yields are rising in all countries except… Regulated Forex Brokers All Brokers Sponsored Brokers Broker Benefits Min Deposit Score Visit Broker 1 $100T&Cs Apply 0% Commission and No stamp DutyRegulated by US,UK & International StockCopy Successfull Traders 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.2 T&Cs Apply 9.8 Visit Site FreeBets Reviews$100Your capital is at risk.3 Recommended Broker $100T&Cs Apply No deposit or withdrawal feesTrade major forex pairs such as EUR/USD with leverage up to 30:1 and tight spreads of 0.9 pips Low $100 minimum deposit to open a trading account 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.4 T&Cs Apply Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.5 Recommended Broker $0T&Cs Apply Trade gold, silver, and platinum directly against major currenciesUp to 1:500 leverage for forex trading24/5 customer service by phone and email 9 Visit Site FreeBets ReviewsYour capital is at risk.