NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- With 2012 nearly half over, the following list, though not comprehensive, highlights a few questions that we believe many investors are pondering for 2012's back half.
They continue to muster the political will (albeit often at the last second) to compromise, create unprecedented support mechanisms and buy the monetary union more time. Although this step-by-step approach can seem tedious, in our view, it's likely the appropriate course of action. What the eurozone's periphery needs most are reforms aimed at increasing competitiveness. That will take time, which the dithering continues to buy for those nations.