A Look At The 4 Eurozone Countries With Bailouts


Europe agreed Saturday to allow Spain to tap a rescue fund of up to (EURO)100 billion ($125 billion) to bail out its troubled banks, which are struggling under the weight of soured real estate loans after a Spanish housing bubble burst. Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the country will reveal how much money it needs within coming weeks, after audits of its financial sector are completed.

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  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Cyprus parliament approves bailoutCyprus parliament approves bailout
    Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
  • Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demandBaby food shortage in Europe due to China demand
    Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
  • Pope hints at possible changes to scandal-ridden Vatican bank
    Pope Francis has indicated for the first time that he may make changes to the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank as part of a broad review of the Holy See's troubled administration. More
  • Islamic finance must address challenges to thrive — IMF - Jordan Times
    Islamic finance must address challenges to thrive: IMF - Arab News
    04/7/2015 - 3:29 pm | View Link
  • Like Fed Before 2008 Crash: Yellen to Congress: Economy ‘No ... - Executive Intelligence Review
    ... as equal to 100 in an index, some major countries' lending levels at ... the failure of the insolvent and collapse-prone Eurozone banks to lend
    04/7/2015 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • A Warning to Ukraine: Greece Confronts EU-Imposed Humanitarian ... - Executive Intelligence Review
    ... for the bailout, the fact is that the individual countries of the euro ... rates are a usurious 8.3%, the highest since Greece joined the ...
    04/7/2015 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • European Central Bank stimulus plan meets 1st month goal - Chicago Daily Herald
    European Central Bank meets stimulus goal to buy 60 billion euros in ... - FOXBusiness.com
    04/7/2015 - 2:18 pm | View Link
  • EU quizzes Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal on bank aid - Yahoo! Finance
    EU quizzes Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal on bank aid - Bangladesh Daily Star
    04/7/2015 - 9:35 am | View Link
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  • Europe's debt mountain just got bigger
    Italy is not far behind at 132pc of GDP, with bailed-out Cyprus at 107pc. The figures also show that only four of the eurozone's 19 countries are below the Maastricht Treaty's 60pc debt limit. Across Europe as a whole, 16 of out the 26 member states are ...
    04/21/2015 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • Can the Eurozone’s Export Evolution Be Sustained?
    Something interesting has happened to the external balances of the eurozone’s hardest-hit countries since the financial crisis struck. Their deficits have shrunk even more dramatically than their economies. The question now is, as they recover ...
    04/21/2015 - 4:28 am | View Link
  • Eurozone’s budget deficit falls to 2.4% of economic output from 2.9% in 2013
    “In many countries, revenues are flat ... which it hopes will return inflation to its target of just under 2% in 2017. Within the eurozone there were large differences between the financial positions of member governments. While Greece’s government ...
    04/21/2015 - 1:14 am | View Link
  • Angela Filote: Joining eurozone could be Romania's next major country project
    Our post-accession target is that Romanians live just as well as their peers in other eurozone countries. We want to make sure that this process, just like the EU accession, also benefits the common citizen," added Filote.
    04/20/2015 - 8:24 pm | View Link
  • No walls to save eurozone from ‘Greece amputation’ domino effect – Varoufakis
    “If something damaging happens, it will be for Greece that it will be serious, for the Greek people, not for the other countries of the eurozone. We’re not at all in the same situation that we were in four or five years ago,” Sapin told reporters Saturda
    04/20/2015 - 9:42 am | View Link
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  • Euro crisis latest news, commentary and analysis from the ...
    Euro crisis latest news and analysis on the euro debt crisis and possible financial contagion in eurozone
    04/21/2015 - 12:59 am | View Website
  • List of Eurozone Countries | Eurozone Nations | Eurozone ...
    The eurozone is an Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) of 17 European Union (EU) member states that have adopted the euro (€) as their common currency.
    04/21/2015 - 12:16 am | View Website
  • Eurozone countries
    The European Union member - countries that participate in the common european currency and are collectively known as the Eurozone
    04/20/2015 - 11:02 am | View Website
  • European debt crisis
    The European debt crisis (often also referred to as the Eurozone crisis or the European sovereign debt crisis) is a multi-year debt crisis that has taken place in ...
    04/20/2015 - 10:55 am | View Website
  • Eurozone
    The eurozone , officially called the euro area, is a monetary union of 19 European Union (EU) member states that have adopted the euro (€) as their common currency ...
    04/19/2015 - 6:48 pm | View Website
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