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Articles by Bianca Fernet

Well, it happened. The US Supreme Court ruled unequivocally 7-1 to uphold the Griesa ruling requiring Argentina to pay the so-called “Vulture Funds” the debt owed to them for holding not restructured bonds if they want to continue paying holders …

Thank you Economy Minister Axel Kicillof! I have literally been waiting years to find the context to make a Yes Paris joke.

The bond markets and financial news outlets were abuzz last week with the fact that Argentina reached an …

If you read the news last Friday, you likely encountered many of the typical “head in hands” photos or “plunging value” graphs that are traditionally displayed when markets fall. These hopeless images were selected to accompany news that Argentine warrants …

Paul Krugman, undisputed celebrity of the scintillating world of economics, shocked this economist last Friday when he published an article accusing Argentina of “macroeconomic populism.”

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the bearded glory of Paul Krugman, liberal …

I told you so.

Everyone in Argentina seems to have his or her panties in a twist over this week’s drop in the official and unofficial exchange rate. And fair enough; it was a bit of a shocker.

But this …

Back in September 2012, Argentina introduced a 15 percent tax on credit card purchases made in foreign currency. They claimed that this 15 percent would be returned to tax payers demonstrating they had paid more than they owed in …

Last week witnessed an unexpected shake up in President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s cabinet. Women worldwide are still rejoicing that Economy Minister Axel Kicillof’s muy sexy sideburns will be inescapable in the media. And with Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner returned to her post this week, shuffling her cabinet and shaking up markets.

Axel Kicillof was named Economy Minister, and will replace Hernan Lorenzino. Mr. Kiciloff is a 42 year old economist who studied at the …

[DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed in this article represent the writer’s and do not reflect those of The Bubble.]

The emergence of democracies in former dictatorships, theocracies, and aristocracies is widely considered evidence of humanity’s progress towards superior social …

Argentines are the butt of a whole host of jokes that highlight their pompous attitude towards the rest of humanity. “Want to kill an Argentine? Push him off his ego.” And it goes on. So it should not have come …