Crisis Contest: European Nations vs American States

The Economist gives us a fun-filled chart of how our states’ credit default swaps match up against those of various European nations.  It seems that California bonds are now more expensive to insure than Italian debt, though deemed as less risky than Spanish debt.

Remember, with CDS spreads, it’s like golf- the lower the number the better.  Also, these swap prices were as of Tuesday I believe, so if anything, the Spanish stuff probably even wider today.

Source:

Not Greek Yet (The Economist)

What's been said:

Discussions found on the web
  1. Eat Verts commented on Sep 21

    … [Trackback]

    […] Here you can find 36870 additional Information on that Topic: thereformedbroker.com/2010/11/26/crisis-contest-european-nations-vs-american-states/ […]

  2. bitcoin es seguro commented on Sep 30

    … [Trackback]

    […] Info to that Topic: thereformedbroker.com/2010/11/26/crisis-contest-european-nations-vs-american-states/ […]

  3. Intelligent Automation Solutions commented on Nov 28

    … [Trackback]

    […] Find More Information here on that Topic: thereformedbroker.com/2010/11/26/crisis-contest-european-nations-vs-american-states/ […]

  4. wigs for women with thinning hair commented on Dec 08

    … [Trackback]

    […] Find More on that Topic: thereformedbroker.com/2010/11/26/crisis-contest-european-nations-vs-american-states/ […]

  5. Rescue Towing Company commented on Dec 12

    … [Trackback]

    […] Find More on that Topic: thereformedbroker.com/2010/11/26/crisis-contest-european-nations-vs-american-states/ […]

  6. 안전공원 commented on Dec 24

    … [Trackback]

    […] Here you will find 36507 additional Information to that Topic: thereformedbroker.com/2010/11/26/crisis-contest-european-nations-vs-american-states/ […]

  7. fake watches commented on Dec 30

    … [Trackback]

    […] Information to that Topic: thereformedbroker.com/2010/11/26/crisis-contest-european-nations-vs-american-states/ […]

Read this next.