Your Rope (Eur-ope) Definition - a collection of differing economies with Germany at the helm. If you don't tow their line, you can have your rope and hang yourself economically or threaten to leave the Euro.
Often at the start of a year an almanac is published listing the key dates of the forthcoming year. It may also contain some predictions. Now that the long list of prognostications of what's going to happen in 2015 and what happened at the end of last year that inundated your inbox have begun to abate, we thought it worth focusing on some market and/or media misinterpretations that have occurred.