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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  • Time for a Tax Overhaul: What the U.S. Can Learn from Other Countries
    For all the controversy U.S. President Donald Trump can stir up, there is one thing he wants to accomplish that many people favor: cleaning up the complex — and many would argue, unfair — U.S. tax system. That doesn’t mean the task will be easy, of ...
    09/8/2017 - 3:42 pm | View Link
  • Here's how much paid leave new mothers and fathers get in 11 different countries
    The Trump administration earlier this year included a plan for paid parental leave in its 2018 budget proposal, with a stated goal of offering eligible workers six weeks of leave. The proposal was a landmark: The US is one of eight the UN's 193-member ...
    09/8/2017 - 12:06 am | View Link
  • Survey points to decade-high growth for the eurozone
    Anything above 50 indicates expansion. Though output growth in the third quarter is slightly down on the second quarter, the firm said the single currency bloc, which is made up of 19 countries, is on course for growth of 2.1 percent this year, its highest ...
    09/4/2017 - 10:15 pm | View Link
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  • Eurozone crisis | Business | The Guardian
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    09/13/2017 - 12:08 am | View Website
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