1st January 1999
A good place to start for a reasonably balanced perspective on the sovereign debt crisis is the rating agencies – Moody's, Standard & Poor's and Fitch. These give a detailed explanation of any rating changes (such as why they have downgraded Spain and Portugal) and a realistic assessment of the risks for individual countries.
The FT has a dedicated section on the Eurozone crisis, which is well worth keeping a regular eye on
These are both quite technical, but give some insight into what academics are saying about the issue. This one is a hardcore blog called Market Observation and this is another one from the London School of Economics . Both are worth a look.
If you like your opinions a little more pre-digested then take a look at this clear-eyed piece from the Economist about what the Eurozone needs to do to recover from the crisis
Or read the perspective of Robert Peston in his BBC blog
Forbes magazine lays out the anatomy of the crisis
The OECD economic updates provide a dispassionate, regularly updated view of the crisis
The view from the bastion of US business can be seen here on the Wall Street Journal blog
This irreverent site, Spiked, goes out to challenge the status quo and provides an alternative take on the European crisis:
Another interesting and left-field perspective from the Market Oracle on the possible beneficiaries of the Eurozone crisis