economics financial

Uh Oh

Following on from my last post, investors now see Estonia and the Czech Republic as safer investments than Japan. The financial markets are in disarray over there. Like I said before, this disaster is awful but they were in a precarious financial situation before. Some people will be tempted to call the financial meltdown an unfortunate consequence of the earthquake. The smart money says that they had made themselves pretty bad off before the earthquake, they were simply pushed over the edge. We’ll see how they handle this, we might need to take notes…

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