I am currently editor of Reuters U.S. Markets; former writer of WSJ's MarketBeat Blog, author of Never Buy Another Stock Again.

Failure to Communicate

blogs.reuters.com — On some levels, it's hard to call the decision to tell the IMF to shove it a surprising one. And even if Greece is able to make a handful of small (about 150 million euros) payments to some private creditors in the next few weeks, to say nothing of a T-bill rollover the country's banks will have no choice but to accept, it owes the European Central Bank about $3.5 billion come July 20.

Dispelling Some Myths About the Greek Situation

blogs.reuters.com — We're at the point now where most bets are off the table, or the ones that at least were on the table before the Greeks and the rest of Europe saw fit to walk away from one another are feeling some pain.

It’s All Greek to Us

blogs.reuters.com — Today looks set to be one of those days when the fictional (The Princess Bride) character Inigo Montoya's directive: "Let me explain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up" would prove valuable.

Stock futures slump, bonds rally as Greek default looms

dailymail.co.uk — June 28 - U.S. equity futures dropped sharply and bond futures rallied at the beginning of trading on Sunday as the chances increased that Greece would default on its debt and exit the euro zone. Greece said it would introduce capital controls and keep its banks closed on Monday after international creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and people queued to withdraw cash.

UPDATE 1-Stock futures slump, bonds rally as Greek default looms

reuters.com — By David Gaffen June 28 - U.S. equity futures dropped sharply and bond futures rallied at the beginning of trading on Sunday as the chances increased that Greece would default on its debt and exit the euro zone.

RPT-US STOCKS-Stock futures slump at open as Greek crisis worsens

reuters.com — By David Gaffen June 28 - U.S. equity futures dropped sharply and bond futures rallied at the beginning of trading Sunday, as the chances that Greece will default on its debt and exit the euro zone grew.

US STOCKS-Stock futures slump at open as Greek crisis worsens

dailymail.co.uk — June 28 - U.S. equity futures dropped sharply and bond futures rallied at the beginning of trading Sunday, as the chances that Greece will default on its debt and exit the euro zone grew. Greece will introduce capital controls and keep its banks closed on Monday after international creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and savers queued to withdraw cash.

Stock futures slump at open as Greek crisis worsens

reuters.com — Greece will introduce capital controls and keep its banks closed on Monday after international creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and savers queued to withdraw cash. "That is going to have a real big impact on markets and that will generate increased volatility," said Ian Stannard, European head of FX strategy at Morgan Stanley in London.

US STOCKS-Stock futures slump at open as Greek crisis worsens

reuters.com — Greece will introduce capital controls and keep its banks closed on Monday after international creditors refused to extend the country's bailout and savers queued to withdraw cash. "That is going to have a real big impact on markets and that will generate increased volatility," said Ian Stannard, European head of FX strategy at Morgan Stanley in London.

The Big Fat Greek Disaster

blogs.reuters.com — To the absolute surprise of nobody, Greece and its so-called "Troika" of creditors have once again hit an impasse in its most recent meeting on figuring out everything that will make the sun shine brighter and result in dancing in the streets.
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Jul 01, 2015

@bobbymacReports @LaurenLaCapra "Stop trying to make 'fetch' happen, Hilary. It's never going to happen."

Jul 01, 2015

RT @alepouda: How to explain in one gif, why the loans never helped the Greek people pic.twitter.com/IxBs0nHTM8

Jul 01, 2015

@ritholtz It feels like one of those "second place is two weeks in Philadelphia" kind of scenarios.

Jul 01, 2015

Can we be surprised that Greece told the IMF to shove it? Probably not. Morning Bid here. reut.rs/1eiOOd6

Jun 30, 2015

As Christie eyes White House, New Jersey wants jobs reut.rs/1JoZ0LV via @Reuters Nice work from @hilaryruss

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