Posts from Saturday May 8 2010

Guest post: El-Erian on a critical weekend for Europe and the economy

This is a critical weekend for Europe (and the global economy), with governments shifting to a “whatever it takes” mode as they scramble to regain control of the situation, Pimco’s chief executive Mohamed El-Erian writes for FT Alphaville.

Yesterday night’s important news out of Europe points to renewed efforts to rescue Greece and safeguard the Euro. The news will undoubtedly be accompanied by additional announcements out of Brussels and Berlin, as well as Washington DC. In the process, the stakes are getting even bigger…for Greece, Europe and the global economy. Read more