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Asian shares rebounded after suffering big losses in the previous session, regaining some poise as investors focused on hopes for stimulus measures from policy makers to bolster the global economy.

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Yields on 10-year Treasuries plunged to a record-low 1.56 percent on Thursday morning as panicky investors stormed out of European financial assets into German and U.S. government bonds.

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Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti believes eurobonds will become a reality in the 17-nation euro zone and that Greece will remain in the single currency, he told a Greek newspaper on Saturday. Monti, a respected former European commissioner who b

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A top Argentine official denied on Friday that the government plans to devalue the peso amid rumors that drastic official actions are looming. "We are not going to take any explosive measures," Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said at a news

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This has directly lifted the crushing burden of debt form the shoulders of over one quarter of the Icelandic population, something which many people around the world – but especially in the United States, Greece, Spain, Italy and other nations strugg

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Madrid was dealt a double blow on Thursday after it emerged that almost €100bn in capital had left the country in the first three months of the year and the head of the European Central Bank lambasted its handling of Bankia, the troubled Spanish lend

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Just because you were once the most powerful nation on earth does not mean that you will always be the most powerful nation on earth. Every single year, hundreds of billions of dollars leaves the United States and goes to China.

News Link • Global Reported By Chris Menke
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Daily Telegraph

The chief executive of the multi-billion pound Lloyd's of London, the world's leading insurance market is prepared for a collapse in the single currency and has reduced its exposure "as much as possible" to the crisis-ridden continent.

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New York Times

It is only a trickle so far, and not nearly enough to constitute a classic bank run. But these growing transfers of deposits out of troubled Spanish banks reflect a broader fear that the country’s problems could make it hard for Spaniards to get to t

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European equities markets saw a major sell-off, while EU leaders prepared to meet for an informal summit in Brussels. The euro fell and stuck below the important $1.26 benchmark.


Global stocks enjoyed one of their best days in weeks on Tuesday ahead of a summit of European leaders that's expected to be dominated by calls to boost economic growth.

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There has been no official announcement. No terms or conditions have been disclosed. But Greece’s banking system is being propped up by an estimated €100 billion or so of emergency liquidity provided by the country’s central bank

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Lew Rockwell blog

Half of Irish homeowners are refusing to pay a new property tax introduced to bailout the banks—that is, for "austerity," as this policy is usually called. The looters threaten violence, but no government can enforce such an evil against half the pop