Mainstream & Zerohedge got it wrong
by Diego Ramiro Lattes
This is a reply to Tyler Durden’s ZeroHedge article regarding Argentina and the latest IMF loan given to the country. In the aforementioned article some incorrect assumptions are made about Argentina, particularly in regards to the country’s future and the international economy. I intend to dispel these erroneous views. Hopefully, when the facts change, Durden will change his mind… Continue reading “IMF deal is bad for Argentina, not good”
A more or less Practical Guide
by Serban V.C. Enache
1) The Government spends and taxes in its own free floating fiat currency. It no longer accepts euros (or any other currency) in payment of Government (central and local) fines, fees, taxes, imposts etc.
2) The Government sector (aka the Treasury and the Central Bank) establishes a desired conversion rate between the new currency and the euro. For example, the Central Bank offers to sell 1 unit of new currency for 1 euro at a slight premium, say 0.5 or 1 percent.
3) No compulsory conversion of euro contracts into new currency contracts. It is enough to establish a level of demand for the new currency (giving it extrinsic value) through sound tax policy and adjust supply of said currency to the desired price. Continue reading “How to Leave the Euro”