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FINANCIAL News, Money, Banks, Economic and Financial Crisis, Aug 07, 2011


Is world economy nearing another Lehman moment?
Livemint
Matters came to a head on Thursday, as the US led a brutal global sell-off in equities—the worst since the end of the Western financial crisis and worse than the one we saw after Lehman crumbled to dust. Friday offered temporary relief as the US ...
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Global economy: Our leaders need to seize control of the crisis
The Guardian
Last week saw some of the most violent oscillations in prices across a wider range of financialasset classes than have ever been witnessed. Gold, Swiss francs, Italian and Spanish bonds, UKbank shares, US Treasury bills, the Japanese yen, ...
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Worried about the worldwide crisis? Our experts explain what's going on
The Independent
Why haven't lessons been learnt from the last financial crisis? Contrary to what many think, what we are now seeing is not a new crisis, but the painful, down-the-line symptoms of the original one. Remember the phrase "toxic debt"? ...
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Debt crisis: the key questions
The Guardian
More than $3 trillion was wiped off the value of companies listed on global stockexchanges last week. Thursday was one of the worst days of trading since the 2008financial crisis, with more than 4% of the value of the Dow Jones industrial average ...
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The Guardian
AK Party's Gedikli: Turkey to become a global power within a decade
Today's Zaman
Gedikli also said: “Our people have hardly been touched by the current global financial crisis. If we remain cautious, Turkey will weather any other possible worldeconomic crisis. This event has changed our people's perception of crisis. ...
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Today's Zaman
Markets Expected Credit Ruling, but Risks Remain, Analysts Say
New York Times
“It's a very emotional and volatile environment,” said Kenneth S. Rogoff, a professor of economics at Harvard University and author, with Carmen M. Reinhart, of “This Time Is Different,” a history offinancial crises. “An event like this can sometimes ...
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Reaching the end - and going forward
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
By STEVEN PEARLSTEIN Short answer: Because we never really fixed underlying structural problems in the US and global economies that had been building for decades and caused thefinancial and economic crisis in 2008. Those problems included a US economy ...
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Debt contagion in Europe proves hard to contain
Albuquerque Journal (subscription)
International investment climates just don't get more challenging than this. Interestingly enough, the rules of smart money management haven't changed much, even when Greece teetered on the edge of a financial abyss, judging by conversations with Bill ...
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Talks to stave off US fallout
Sydney Morning Herald
''Since the Australian dollar often acts as a barometer of global financial market sentiment'', downward pressure on the dollar might well be the initial outcome, Commonwealth Bank chief economist Michael Blythe said. Global investors are expected to ...
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Sydney Morning Herald
Investors try to look past panic
Reuters UK
The European Central Bank faced a decision on Sunday whether to buy Italian bonds to try to prevent the euro zone debt crisis from widening. Having fallen in nine of the last 10 sessions, the S&P 500 .SPX closed the week down 7.2 percent -- its biggest ...
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Asia, Europe to 'Stick It Out' With US Debt After S&P Cut
BusinessWeek
South Korean officials put the downgrade on the agenda of an emergency meeting on global turmoil today. China's official Xinhua news service said in a commentary that the US must cure its “addiction” to borrowing. With Europe battling its debt crisis, ...
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IRELAND, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece News, Aug 07, 2011


ECB Mulls Buying Spain, Italy Bonds: Reports
TheStreet.com
Any purchase of Italian government bonds would be aimed at keeping yields reasonable levels that would allow Italy to continue to refinance its debt. It was skyrocketing yields on government bonds ofGreece, Ireland and Portugal that forced those ...
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Recovery chance thrown away - Brown
WalesOnline
Mr Brown said that the eurozone leaders had "thrown away" Europe's chance of a recovery by wrongly assuming that the continent's problems were confined to peripheral countries like Greece,Portugal and Ireland and could be dealt with by imposing ...
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Markets brace for more carnage
Mirror.co.uk
And traders are still worried that Spain and Italy will be unable to pay the interest on their debts and may need a bail-out similar to those handed to Greece, Portugal and Ireland. Michael Hewson, an analyst at CMC Markets, expects markets to "tank" ...
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European Central Bank confers on Italy crisis
BusinessWeek
European officials are trying to keep Italy from being dragged into the same kind of interest-rate death spiral that forced Greece, Ireland and Portugal to seek international bailout loans after they could no longer borrow at affordable rates. ...
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US Debt Crisis: Tangle in the world's economy
NewsX
The debt crisis that began in Greece has spread to Ireland, Portugal, Spain and now even Italy. Europe's 5th largest economy is putting the future of the Euro at risk. Even in Asia the world growth powerhouse growth levels have slowed.
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Spain's Fin Min Seeks Calm With Further Economic Measures
Wall Street Journal
The euro-zone debt crisis, which has already forced Greece, Ireland and Portugal to request financial aid, has engulfed Spain and Italy in recent days. Spain is running a budget deficit and needs consistent access to fresh financing to cover gaps and ...
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Drop in global equities markets raises stakes in Canadian politics
Globe and Mail
The debt problems of Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain and Ireland have been a painful experience for millions around the world. Add the trauma threatened by the combination of America's massive debt, weakening confidence and careening, ...
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Globe and Mail
Endgame draws closer as the euro teeters on brink
Irish Independent
What the markets really want is for the ECB to buy Italian and Spanish bonds, not to fiddle with the likes of Greece, Ireland and Portugal while Rome burns, and then Madrid. The ECB purchase of Irish and Portuguese bonds last Thursday was almost ...
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Panic in the streets
Philippine Star
... is the debt crisis in Europe that has threatened to engulf Spain and even Italy, the EU's 3 rd biggest economy. To put it in perspective, note that the economies of Greece, Ireland andPortugal combined amount to only about 1/3 of that of Italy. ...
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Austerity has failed, eurozone on brink as world crisis rages
Irish Independent
If that were to happen, it could complicate the already fragile efforts by Europe to rescue peripheral countries, most immediately Italy and Spain, after Greece,Portugal and Ireland. In the face of these unprecedented and entirely unpredictable events ...
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Irish Independent
Financial crisis: full force of US downgrade is felt around the world
The Guardian
When the crisis reached Rome, it finally became impossible for Europe's leaders to write off the turmoil in bond markets as a problem of the "periphery" – little Greece,Ireland and Portugal. As German officials told Der Spiegel this weekend, Italy's ...
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The Guardian
Eurozone crisis is scuppering UK buyers' hopes of a foreign home
The Independent
The countries now trickiest to deal with in terms of finance are those in the press with well-documented difficulties with their economies – Greece, Ireland, Portugal and now increasinglyItaly and Spain." Problems for British buyers include more ...
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Debt crisis: leaders in a rush to find common purpose
U.TV
The mass panic saw the yield on Italy's 10-year bond rise to 6.09%, ahead of Spain's equivalent of 6.04%, not far from the levels that forced Greece, Ireland and Portugal to seek international financial help. With the equity markets seemingly in ...
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America's at the Start of a Long, Hard Journey
Lynchburg News and Advance
The European Central Bank, with the financial backing of France and Germany, had no sooner finished dealing with Greece and halfway stanching the fiscal bleeding in Ireland and Portugal, when up popped concerns about Italy and Spain. ...
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S&P's US credit rating downgrade: We've been here before, not 1929, but 1931...
Daily Mail
Since the recent heart attack on the markets, the roaring return of the eurozone crisis has now reached out from the smaller peripheral PIIGS (Greece, Ireland andPortugal) to the bigger PIIGS (Spain and especially Italy), and has caused President of ...
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Daily Mail
Worldwide Debt Crisis Unravels: Doomsday Scenario for the Markets
Seeking Alpha
Starting with Greece, then Portugal and Ireland. Now even Italy and Spain, the third and fourth largest economies in the European Union, are being hit with debt problems. The European countries have mostly benefited from a very socialist regimen, ...
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Emergency talks aim to soothe market turmoil
RFI
High levels of debt coupled with low growth in both countries has sparked fears Italyand Spain could become engulfed in the same cycle which led to Greece, Irelandand Portugal already being bailed out. Last week, European Commission President Jose ...
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RFI
Weekly Market Movers: The Real Reason Markets Got Crushed
Seeking Alpha
Ireland and Portugal needing more help is also old news. Spiking GIIPS bond yields are worrisome, but nothing new. Ok, one new thing, the Greek part of Cyprus is now ready to join the bailout club, so now we can call them the “GIIPS-Cs”. ...
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Sean O'Grady: If the US can't bail out the world, then who do we turn to? Mars?
The Independent
When Greece, Ireland and Portugal needed help, Germany took on the lion's share, but Spainand Italy chipped in too. Now it all falls to Germany, and it is beyond its means. The only sane answer is for the eurozone to Europeanise its debts. ...
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S&P's U.S Downgrade Is a Sham and a Shame
Seeking Alpha
Among the 17 Members: Ireland, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Belgium. They will guarantee the loans to themselves? It's a Ponzi – and S&P trusts this? As Charles Dickens said, Credit is a system whereby a person who cannot pay gets another person who ...
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Leaders move to calm money markets
Kuwait News Agency
Writing in the Independent on Sunday newspaper, Brown said that the beleaguered economies ofItaly, Spain, Belgium, Ireland, Greece and Portugal may together need support totalling as much as 2 trillion euros - far more than the amounts set aside by ...
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US CREDIT BLOW TO ROCK THE MARKETS
Express.co.uk
... whose sovereign debt market interest rates are relatively high in relation to the UK.” On Thursday, Lloyds surprised the market by adding Belgium to the list of crisis-hit eurozone states, which is made up of Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain.
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No end in sight to the rising price of gold
The National
The seeming continual lurch from one crisis to another as the baton was passed fromIreland to Greece to Portugal in an ongoing merry-go-round and now dragging inSpain and Italy as the costs for them to raise debt soars to new highs has obviously been ...
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The National
Old Mutual's turnaround cemented
Moneyweb.co.za
ALEC HOGG: Yes on that point it was interesting to see that you in fact highlighted that you have very small exposure to the sovereign debt of Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain and even that you've only got $40million exposed to the United ...
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<strong>Desperate Democrats Launch Campaign to Blame GOP for S&P Downgrade ...
NewsMax.com
Globally, governments are trying to get their balance sheets back in order, and the European Union is fighting to contain a debt crisis that in recent weeks has spread to Spain and Italy as well asGreece, Portugal, and Ireland. ...
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The Eurocrats are caught out as markets flex their muscles to show who's ...
Irish Independent
If there is a common sovereign debt instrument in the eurozone the PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy,Greece and Spain) will benefit from the financial strength of the stronger ones. It may be too late. This should have been done three years ago if it ...
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Q&A: Al Simpson on the nation's deficit
Denver Post
If this kind of heat, with the debt limit extension, what's happening in the global world with real life -- the numbers aren't the same, but the trajectory of debt, and GDP and interest rate, is the same asGreece, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Italy. ...
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Dubai shares get steady after plunging at the open
gulfnews.com
There are also mounting fears that the Eurozone's sovereign debt crisis will spread to heavyweightsSpain and Italy following bailouts of Greece, Ireland and Portugal. Elsewhere in the Gulf, Saudi Arabia's Tadawul All Share Index was up 0.57 per cent ...
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United States: Debt deal stake in the heart of welfare state
Green Left Weekly
There, unelected central bankers and bureaucrats are dictating the terms of devastating cuts in social spending in Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Spain, Italy and beyond. At least the government of a small country like Greece can blame the European Union ...
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Green Left Weekly
Ruth Dudley Edwards: 'Spoiled children' play the blame-game at fever pitch
Irish Independent
The only certain way of calming the present panic is for the hitherto cautious and frugal Chancellor Merkel to bet party and country on the survival of the Eurozone by guaranteeing the debts of Cyprus,Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and any of ...
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First test of UN-backed tsunami warning system to be held in the Mediterranean
ISRIA (registration)
... Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia,Spain, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. ...
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Germany says eurozone can't save Italy - Germany's news in English
It simply does not make sense for German taxpayers to have to bail out countries like Greece,IrelandItalyPortugal and soon Spain and France, that clearly have no control over their spending and government corruption. ...
The Local - Germany's news in English
EU Teeters as Italy and Spain Face Possibility of Default | Verum ...
By John
Video: Italy Passes Austerity Budget; After the downgrade of Portugal and Ireland's debt, this is goodnews: The concern is that if Italy gets downgraded, the Euro would collapse. ... Street Riots in Spain: Workers of the World Unite Against Fiscal Sanity; Here's video of the “day of action” in Barcelona,Spain: Here's a clip from last night's similar protest in Madrid (and also in Greece): Sky news has a report that explains who is protesting and why: Tens of thousands ...
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