PIIGS

Portuguese Politicking

07/03/2013

Inside Portugal’s ongoing political upheaval.

Italian Election Update—Coalition Talks Stall

03/27/2013

Political progress is at a standstill in Italy as leaders have yet to reach a consensus on forming a coalition.

Mechanics of an Italian Election

02/22/2013

This weekend’s Italian election is garnering a great deal of media attention. Here’s a look at how the mechanics of Italy’s electoral system can play a big role in determining the outcome.

Spanish Trials

05/10/2012

Widespread fear Spain’s the next eurozone domino to fall is largely overwrought—as indicated by some overlooked positives.

In Depth: PIIGS Debt

12/15/2011

One way to sift through the volume of data on PIIGS debt is to look at debt due in 2012.

PIIGS Yields Up, Maybe Permanently

11/18/2010

PIIGS yields are currently elevated on renewed sovereign debt fears, but proposed restructuring legislation could lead to permanently higher yields.

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