Euro Crisis: Should I Cancel My Trip?

In the last decade of the 20th century, the Turkish lira fell in value 1,000 times against the U.S. dollar, meaning that tourists returning to that country after several years found that any old money they still possessed since their last visit had become almost worthless.

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ASK NEWS:
  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1230 GMT / 8.30 AM ET - Reuters
    European Central Bank to weaken the euro have ... 815 words) + See also: - UKRAINE-CRISIS/RUSSIA ... has forced the French carrier to cancel 60 ...
    09/16/2014 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Ruble Hits Low Against Dollar - Radio Free Europe
    EU, Kiev, Moscow gas talks suspended - UPI
    09/15/2014 - 5:50 am | View Link
  • Swiss options run thin as economy wilts - Turkish Weekly
    ... the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, keeping ... franc has been held stable against the euro and ... National Bank (SNB) will partially ...
    09/10/2014 - 4:48 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Markets resilient; defensives lose sheen
    Benchmark indices continue to maintain the upbeat trend with capital goods and bank shares leading the gains on better-than-expected GDP growth in the first quarter.
    09/1/2014 - 5:16 am | View Link
  • Hayman’s Bass Says Argentina Bond Trustee Is Failing Investors
    Kyle Bass, founder of hedge fund Hayman Capital Management LP, and a group of investors including George Soros’s Quantum Partners LP are suing BNY Mellon in London for failure to distribute 226 million euros ($298 million) of interest on Argentine debt.
    08/25/2014 - 4:52 pm | View Link
  • FTSE CLOSE: Footsie holds firm on easing of tensions over Ukraine
    London's FTSE 100 Index rallied by one per cent today as investors sought out bargains in the wake of the slump in markets caused by geopolitical tensions.
    08/11/2014 - 12:22 pm | View Link
  • The Eurozone’s So-Called Recovery Is a Bust
    It has lost a quarter of its economy since the onset of the euro crisis, and the talk now is that a lot of Greeks may never again find a place in what remains of it. The weakening euro will make Europe more competitive, he says, and inflation is below but near 2 percent, the bank’s target.
    08/11/2014 - 5:30 am | View Link
  • FTSE LIVE: Footsie holds firm on easing of tensions over Ukraine
    By mid session, the FTSE 100 index was 50.3 points higher at 6,617.7, having recently fallen to its lowest level since April due to a range of geopolitical pressures.
    08/11/2014 - 4:16 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Covered Bonds Avoid Euro-Crisis Chaos
    So far in the euro crisis, no covered bond holder has been asked to take ... according to a spokesperson at Bank of Cyprus. A decision to cancel Laiki’s outstanding €1.15 billion bond has been postponed, the bank said Thursday. Analysts say that ...
    04/4/2013 - 1:26 am | View Link
  • Euro Crisis Far From Over, Stock Analysts Warn
    The result forestalled what financial analysts had most feared — a victory for Syriza, a leftist party that wanted to cancel the terms of the bailout ... during the U.S. financial crisis. That threat has been dodged at least for now.
    06/17/2012 - 11:18 am | View Link
  • Euro debt crisis worsens
    Asia stock markets fell today, as ominous signs emerged that a debt crisis that has been affecting Greece and ... Greece will hold elections on Sunday, and voters may endorse a party that wants to cancel the terms of Greece's own bailout.
    06/13/2012 - 7:36 pm | View Link
  • What's next for Greece
    Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras vows that if European leaders continue to insist on austerity for Greece, the country will default on its debt and plunge Europe into its own economic crisis. "We will cancel all these austerity measures," he told CNN Wednesday.
    05/21/2012 - 7:51 am | View Link
  • Euro crisis: Should I cancel my vacation?
    Despite tourism contributing about $10,5 billion, or about 16% of Greece's gross domestic product, officials brushed off concerns. "There was also a financial crisis in Greece last year as well and we had a record year with a 10% increase in the number of ...
    05/17/2012 - 6:53 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Euro Area Debt Crisis by Megan Greene | News and views on ...
    News and views on the euro area's debt crisis (by Megan Greene)
    10/1/2014 - 8:55 am | View Website
  • Europe in Crisis | Yanis Varoufakis
    The Euro Crisis was the inevitable result of the Global Crisis which I set out to discuss in my Global Minotaur. However, the way Europe’s leadership mishandled it ...
    10/1/2014 - 7:01 am | View Website
  • MORAL HAZARD AND THE EURO CRISIS | Pandaemonium
    The crisis that this week engulfed the Franco-Belgian Dexia Bank revealed how close Europe is to a new banking meltdown, and to an economic crisis that ...
    10/1/2014 - 6:32 am | View Website
  • Euro Pacific Capital | Euro Pacific Capital
    An investment firm led by Peter Schiff that helps retail and institutional investors diversify out of the U.S. dollar.
    10/1/2014 - 4:37 am | View Website
  • Europe Is Not "Coming Together" in Response to the Euro ...
    Why is Europe re-nationalizing the link between banks and governments? Why has the crisis failed to produce a Hamilton or an FDR?
    10/1/2014 - 3:19 am | View Website
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