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Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Global (Not Euro-Zone) Crisis

The Global (Not Euro-Zone) Crisis
New York Times
The euro-zone crisis has striking parallels with our experience in two world wars, when the United States mistakenly calculated that Europe could solve its own foreign policy problems and that Americans were immune from the consequences of the ...

Harper, Merkel to Talk Trade, Euro Crisis
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The euro-zone crisis and negotiations for a Canada-European Union free trade pact will likely top the agenda when Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet over the next two days. Reuters: Canadian Prime Minister ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Debt crisis: Germany stands firm on Greek bail-out demands - Telegraph: "The German government stands by demands made by international creditors in return for Greece's bail-out, Angela Merkel's spokesman said on Wednesday."

Will Greece Exit Euro Zone as Early as Next Month?
He added that pressure on the beleaguered state had intensified recently as well as the fact that “the numbers just don't add up” prompting some European policymakers to seriously contemplate a future for the euro zone without Greece. “We've seen this ...


Debt crisis: as it happened, August 15, 2012
Don't forget to log on to our financial crisis page for more news and analysis. Have a good evening. 17.07 Speaking ahead of the close, Will Hedden at IG Index, said: Quote Little has changed this afternoon following another quiet morning, and the FTSE ...


Europe's debt crisis: Eurostat delivers disappointing news
Washington Post
Germany's economy, Europe's largest, grew a larger-than-expected 0.3 percent in the second quarter as consumer spending and strong exports helped stave off effects of the euro-zone debt crisis, the Federal Statistical Office said Aug. 14. Frank ...

Hamburg Harbor Hurt as Europe Debt Crisis Hits China
“The port of Hamburg's Asian exposure is close to 60 percent, and obviously the euro crisis is now having an impact on the Asia-Europe trade line,” said Christian Cohrs, an analyst at M.M. Warburg & Co. KGaA in Hamburg, who has a sell recommendation on ...

Australian Banks Are Larger Than Euro-Zone Banks: BofA
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Gillian Tan. For a country with a population of 23 million, Australia sure is punching above its weight, albeit away from the Olympics. Bank of America Merrill Lynch has published some eyebrow-raising research which shows Australian banks are larger ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Quist cites debt crisis, far right credentials for win
Mankato Free Press
“One reason for our success is that the public knows our debt crisis is a huge threat to our nation,” Quist said in a statement, referring to his top issue in the primary election campaign. The statement was released after Parry called Quist to concede ...

Retail sales, euro-zone GDP, Groupon in focus
Portfolio. Home>Collections>Retail Sales. Retail sales, euro-zone GDP, Groupon in focus. Before the Bell. TUESDAY MORNING'S TOP STORIES. August 14, 2012|MarketWatch. Premarket news. Groupon Inc. (US:GRPN) shares fell sharply in premarket trade ...

Flaherty urges Europeans to do more to get debt crisis under control
CTV News
Two months later, the 17-member eurozone's economy remains anemic, with no end in sight to the continent's debt crisis. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is among those lamenting Europe's lack of action to contain its financial woes. "Not enough has been ...

National Archives Sued Over Financial Crisis Documents | Mother ...
By Nick Baumann
It's been 18 months since the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC), the bipartisan group charged by Congress with discovering the causes of the 2008 financial meltdown, released its final report (PDF). At the time, the commissioners ...
Political Mojo | Mother Jones

A Chronology of the Euro Zone's Debt Crisis | The Jakarta Globe
Brussels. Some key events in the ongoing euro zone crisis.
Jakarta Globe RSS: Business

Segmenting The UK Debt Crisis | Visual.ly
By martinhb
This infographics shows a segmented view of the UK debt crisis by attributing the true values to individual sources.

Euro Crisis: Euro Zone Facing Double-Dip Recession | Care2 Causes
By Kristina Chew
The seemingly ever-worsening debt crisis and continued rounds of budget cuts have led to recession in six euro zone countries and stoked fears that the entire euro zone could follow the UK into a double-dip recession. Greece is in the fifth ...
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