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Varoufakis, McDonnell and Lucas make 'radical' case for remaining in EU

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Labour leader said that remaining in the EU would leave a future Labour government more able to influence European economic policy. “I want us to go down the line of an investing and expanding economy, not creating greater economic differences ...
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Greece's debt deal is not a game-changer

Financial Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
On Wednesday, Greece's creditors agreed to release more than €10bn in bailout money and to consider ways of restructuring the country's debt.
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Eurozone reaches breakthrough on Greek bailout and debt relief - as it happened

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The IMF will now spend some time analysing the short-term debt relief measures being taken. And crucially he confirms that IMF staff will recommend joining the bailout by the end of 2016, as long as the debt sustainability analysis shows that the ...

'Massive Bailout' Needed in China, Banking Analyst Chu Says

Bloomberg - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Charlene Chu, a banking analyst who made her name warning of the risks from China's credit binge, said a bailout in the trillions of dollars is needed to tackle the bad-debt burden dragging down the nation's economy. Speaking eight days after a ...

Greek media upheaval hits Mega TV channel

BBC News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Burdened by bank loans estimated at €116m ($129m; £88m), the channel's future has been unclear for a long time. Since the financial crisis hit Greece in 2010, ... Its economy has shrunk by a quarter and the unemployment rate is the highest in the EU at ...

5 Things to Know About the Economy

U.S. News & World Report - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The U.S. economy expanded at a 0.8 percent clip in the first three months of the year, according to a report published Friday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Friday's release included revisions to previously reported data and ultimately bumped up ...
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The GOP Needs to Become a Workers' Party Instead of a Rich Man's Party

Town Hall - ‎16 hours ago‎
Then there were the bank bailouts which allowed well-connected firms to be “capitalist on the way up and socialist on the way down.
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2016 Euro to Pound Exchange Rate Forecast: Lloyds See "0.8117 Was a Top"

Exchange Rates UK - ‎10 hours ago‎
In spite of the Eurogroup authorising the next tranche of bailout funds the outlook of the Greek economy remained far from certain this week, particularly as the IMF remains somewhat reticent about its role in the bailout due to a disagreement over ...
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First year in office: Presidency lists Buhari's “75 achievements”

TV360 - ‎2 hours ago‎
To alleviate the suffering of Nigerians in September 2015, President Buhari directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to disburse N689.5 billion as bailout to 27 states of the federation to pay salaries. To stimulate the economy and reduce poverty, in April ...

Bill Would Prohibit Federal Reserve Bailouts for States, Cities

The New American - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Some analysts, though, are skeptical of the motives. The anti-bailout measure comes amid Puerto Rico's ongoing financial woes, problems so serious that the island, a territory of the United States, is said to be in a “death spiral” after defaulting on ...
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FTSE CLOSE: Footsie nudges ahead slightly despite slump from banks; oil bounces above $50 a barrel

This is Money - ‎May 26, 2016‎
15.15: The Footsie fell back to session lows in late afternoon trading as US blue chips reversed initial gains made on firmer oil prices after some strong economic data added to Federal Reserve rate hike expectations, while a revision to UK annualised ...

Howard Marks: Adjust to Economic Reality

Barron's - ‎May 27, 2016‎
When central banks want to help economies grow, they take actions such as reducing the interest rates they charge on loans to banks or, more recently, buying assets (“quantitative easing”). In theory, both of these will add to the funds in circulation ...

Opinion: Why IMF Funding Will Be Good For Angola

AFKInsider - ‎15 hours ago‎
Many news stories have called the IMF funding a “bailout” to cushion the impact of the steep drop in oil prices on the Angolan economy. Angola, which produces ... according to IMF figures. Last June, the World Bank approved a $650 million package of loans.
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Greek crisis: Athens to get bailout funds 'in two tranches' - live updates

The Guardian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Don't worry too much about the grey lines - they show short-term debt held by Greek banks which can be 'rolled over' at regular auctions.

Danish taxpayers face extra bill for saving banking system from 2008 collapse

Reuters - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Ministry of Business and Growth didn't take the interest payments into consideration, when it in March said the state had so far earned a profit of about 18 billion crowns from initiatives to bail out the country's banks following the financial ...

Ukraine Says Russian Aggression Means It Can't Repay Bonds

Bloomberg - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Ukraine was under “massive, unlawful and illegitimate economic and political pressure” to take financial support from Russia instead of signing a 2013 agreement with the European Union, Ukraine said in the London court filing Friday.
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Would leaving the EU really cause a recession?

Socialist Worker - ‎May 27, 2016‎
He claimed a Leave vote would provoke an “immediate and profound” economic shock and that 820,000 jobs could go within two years.

Twin Tests for the EU

Project Syndicate - ‎May 27, 2016‎
If the court follows this line of reasoning and rules against the Bundesbank's participation in the OMT program, the decision would cause the interest-rate spread between healthy and crisis-hit economies to widen, reflecting the true risk to investors ...

Black President, White House, and the in-between

Daily Pioneer - ‎1 hour ago‎
The world faced its most serious crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s with all sectors of US economy - including housing, banking and insurance - being the immediate casualties leading to bank failures and mortgage foreclosures in the ...
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FTSE CLOSE: Footsie posts gains on stronger oil price and Greek bailout deal; M&S drops after profits hit

This is Money - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Financial markets were boosted by news that Greece has won an essential batch of bailout funds from international creditors following an 11th hour deal agreed by euro zone finance ministers last night.