What if the euro collapsed?

  Uboat 12:45 10 Dec 2010

Very interesting article on Yahoo news, thought i would post it for you to read..

click here

  jakimo 12:54 10 Dec 2010

for a start we would have to write off the £7 billion we lent to Ireland.

  Scillonia 13:59 10 Dec 2010

Cheaper holidays abroad?

  michaelw 14:10 10 Dec 2010

The last think we need is whingers forecasting doom and gloom when everything in the garden's lovely.

Just stock up your larders with tins of food.

  Al94 14:10 10 Dec 2010

I don't think there's much doubt about the fact that Ireland will default on its debt.

  karmgord 21:19 10 Dec 2010

It's not what but When!
Very bad news.

  Forum Editor 23:14 10 Dec 2010

"It's not what but When!"

Are you seriously suggesting that the Euro is in danger of collapse?

The article in the link is speculation, pure and simple. Rest easy, it isn't going to happen.

  Al94 23:51 10 Dec 2010

I wouldn't be so confident!

  DippyGirl 00:10 11 Dec 2010

... just being upbeat and breezy about all isnt going to make it go away
The banks (probably GER excl.) cocked up
The Goverments "cant let them fail." [why?]
result ... Joe/Jane Public get misery the Best Bankers get Bonuses .... even the ones who dont live on the east bank(sic)

  morddwyd 08:29 11 Dec 2010

Despite the almost universal British mockery of the Euro it has become a very widely used trade currency, coming up to, but perhaps not quite yet on a par with, the US Dollar.

It is as likely to fail as the US Dollar, and far less likely to fail than the GB Pound.

  Forum Editor 08:51 11 Dec 2010

I'm not "just being upbeat and breezy", I'm being realistic.

Fell free to rub my nose in it when the Euro collapses.

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