JP Morgan explains the euro crisis with lego. The debt crisis in the European Monetary Union as seen by 9 year old Peter Cembalest. The chart comes from his father Peter's research note. Here is the explanation: The toreador in a floppy hat, and the F1 driver with his helmet, represent Spain, Italy and the rest of the Euro Periphery. The three men with helmets, shields, and medieval weaponry represent the CDU, CSU and FDP parties in Germany. The blue-and-white sailor boy is Finland. Obvs…
These Are the 24 Countries That Use the Euro: A one-euro coin is shown. The euro is used throughout Europe as an international currency. The symbol of the euro is €, the letter "E" with one or two cross lines.
The euro is a controversial currency, but one thing that we can agree upon is that this currency might look a lot better if Hungarian graphic design student Barbara Bernat had anything to say about it. She created a series of fictional Hungarian euros with beautiful and elegant illustrations of European plants and animals that I would just love to have a wad of in my lonely and empty wallet.
Robert Mundell, evil genius of the euro | Greg Palast - The Guardian - puts monetary policy out of the reach of politicians, "he said. "And without fiscal policy, the only way nations can keep jobs is by the competitive reduction of rules on business" such as labor laws, environmental regulations and, of course, taxes.
How sleepy Finland could tear apart the euro project