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Last week Joseph Siglitz, a professor at Columbia University and former chief economist of the World Bank, published an article in The Guardian titled “Argentina default? Griesafault is much more accurate.” Mr. Stiglitz comments on the case regularly and is …

 

Ten days ago, Argentina defaulted on roughly US $13 billion of its dollar-denominated debt that matures in 2033 by failing to deliver a required interest payment to bondholders. And yes, we said deliver. Argentina made a payment to …

 

Ten days ago, Argentina defaulted on roughly US $13 billion of its dollar-denominated debt that matures in 2033 by failing to deliver a required interest payment to bondholders. And yes, we said deliver. Argentina made a payment to …

 
Today, in “Countdown to Default”:
 

 

The clock has stopped and unfortunately my preliminary report proved …

 

Today, in “Countdown to Default”:

 

 

The clock has stopped and unfortunately my preliminary report proved …

 

Life is rarely win – win.

Unless you count the rare cases where you can insure against something terrible happening, position yourself to profit greatly from the terrible thing taking place, and then take action to force the terrible …

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 …

MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY: You may have seen her around. Her weekly opinion pieces – republished in right-wing publications like La Nación – are such unabashed hackery that it’s inevitable you’ll have that “where do I know her from” moment – …

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