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The slow-motion run on Greece’s banks | Brussels blog | News on the European Union from the Financial Times – FT.com

Jitters over whether Greece will be forced out of the euro have turned the focus of policymakers in recent days on whether Greece is on the precipice of a bank run… … a full-scale bank run would force the European Central Bank and eurozone lenders to either pump in more money – without a new…

How To Fall From Near Zero- Slowly – Professional Edition

Mortgage applications remained moribund this week after a counter trend move in most of October and November. The data shows no sign of a reversal of the downtrend in purchase applications. New homes sales data released by the Commerce Department today shows builder sales at new record lows. The housing industry remains in a slow…

Why Bernanke’s Gambit May Be Checkmated- Professional Edition EXPANDED PREVIEW

SPECIAL EXPANDED PREVIEW and free Radio Free Wall Street podcast. The Fed completed the first full week of its pumping campaign under QE2 this week with the purchase of $31 billion in Treasury notes, bonds, and TIPS. The total schedule for the first month calls for purchases of $105 billion. The initial round of purchases…