Lorcan Roche Kelly

Europe, Living on the Edge
Monday, August 1, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
The ECB is paralyzed, the EFSF is sidelined, and tiny Cyprus reveals the system's fragility.
Whatever It Takes
Friday, July 22, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
It's default for Greece, yet the Euro authorities have successfully arrested contagion.
Understanding ELA: Emergency Liquidity Assistance
Friday, July 15, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
How the ECB lets national central banks of the Eurosystem do the dirty work.
The Sack of Rome
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Europe stumbles into a speculative attack on the biggest of the PIIGS -- and survives.
On Europe's July Rate Decisions
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
The new contagion? Inflation monomania drives the core to impose risks on the periphery.
Dependence Day
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Over the weekend, as the US celebrates independence, Greece falls under EU stewardship.
Confidence Game in Greece
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Papandreou wins his confidence vote -- but there's no confidence Greece won't still default.
Black Wednesday in Greece
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
With government in chaos, the next step is a bank run -- then default.
On the June ECB Rate Decision
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Trichet is poised to compound the ECB's suicidal policy error with a July rate hike.
Greece: Suicide, Not Murder
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Ironically, a Greek default may strengthen the rest of the Eurozone.