Read CES faculty affiliate and associate professor of finance at the U-M's Ross School of Business, Paolo Pasquariello's blog post: Euros....or the Euros?

“During this season of (increasing) discontent, you may see any European you know constantly checking his or her mobile device for two crucial pieces of information: the “spread” and the “score.” It is maybe the most visible sign of these troubled times that both numbers, despite being intrinsically void of content, have become such sources of (rare) joy and (more frequent) dispair for most Europeans.”