Rocky Vega

Greece, already laden with so much debt it can’t afford, has delayed its latest bond sale roadshow for US and Asian investors with no rescheduled date offered. Their sovereign debt problem has yet to improve.

A long hopeless-feeling struggle could remind you of Homer’s Trojan War. The Greeks spent ten long years failing to siege Troy before they decided to get creative. They erected a horse statue, pretended it was a gift, and used it to sneak enough soldiers inside to open the gates and ultimately destroy the city.

Curiously, the euro became an accounting currency about ten years ago… perhaps it’s a theme destined to repeat.

Rocky Vega

Rocky Vega is publisher of Agora Financial International, where he advances the growth of Agora Financial publishing enterprises outside of the US. Previously, he was publisher of The Daily Reckoning, and founding publisher of both UrbanTurf and RFID Update -- which he ran from Brazil, Chile, and Puerto Rico -- as well as associate publisher of FierceFinance. Rocky has an honors MS from the Stockholm School of Economics and an honors BA from Harvard University, where he served on the board of directors for Let?s Go Publications, Harvard Student Agencies, and The Harvard Advocate.

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