This Essay outlines the specific events leading to the common currency as well as the implications for trading foreign exchange, short-term interest rate futures, and fixed-income securities and futures. It describes the mechanics of the newly formed European Central Bank (“ECB”) and outlines the potential effects on monetary policy and economics in individual countries.
Kathy Jones and Alan N. Rechtschaffen,
The Euro--Ready or Not: Trading Implications of the New Common Currency,
22 Fordham Int'l L.J. 786
Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol22/iss3/4