“Over the last year, investors have taken some unusual steps to gain just the slightest information edge when it comes to grasping these complexities.
One investor commissioned a psychiatrist to assess the mental health of Mr. Varoufakis via video clips, to try to better understand the opinionated academic’s brazen negotiating tactics.
Another commissioned a psychological profile of Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany from a former British spy, as it is widely accepted that Europe’s ultimate decision on Greece will be made by her and not 18 finance ministers.
And one banker, seeking some historical perspective, has been scouring Byzantine history books for fresh insights.
There have been few answers so far, however.”