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
  • OECD Warns about Weak Growth in Eurozone Countries - Prensa Latina
    OECD) warned in its headquarters in Paris on Monday that this year''s economic growth in the eurozone countries will be lower than expected.
    09/15/2014 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • Eurozone economic growth forecast cut - Boston Herald
    Eurozone economic growth forecast cut - Miami Herald
    09/15/2014 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • Currency Hedged ETFs: Lessons From Japan - Yahoo! Finance
    Equity Fund ( HEDJ ) . By employing a euro hedge with an emphasis on dividend-paying exporters based in Eurozone countries, HEDJ is up 5.1...
    09/15/2014 - 9:08 am | View Link
  • ESMA puts IT on the regulatory agenda for credit ratings agencies - Banking Technology
    The situation became even more politically charged in January 2012, when S&P downgraded France, Austria and seven other Eurozone countries.
    09/15/2014 - 8:19 am | View Link
  • Eurozone recovery: there are no shortcuts - Turkish Weekly
    2014) offers a solution that is widely shared on both sides of the Atlantic – all Eurozone countries should cut taxes simultaneously by 5...
    09/13/2014 - 4:12 am | View Link
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  • Eurozone Economy Not Reacting
    Hardliners in Germany and elsewhere are opposed to QE and other interventionist measures, arguing that the eurozone’s recovery should be fueled by bold structural reforms in problem countries like Italy or France, rather than by extraordinary ECB action.
    09/30/2014 - 10:45 am | View Link
  • Eurozone’s Drop in Inflation Carries More Fears of Another Recession
    Joblessness in the 18 countries in the zone remained at 11.5 percent in August, the European Union’s statistics office, Eurostat, also reported on Tuesday. Nearly one out of four youths in the eurozone is jobless. The figures came two days before the ...
    09/30/2014 - 8:53 am | View Link
  • Germany fights on two fronts to preserve the eurozone
    Draghi never actually had to step in because the promise of intervention in bond markets convinced investors that eurozone countries would not be allowed to default. But Draghi’s solution was not to everyone’s taste. Notable opponents included Jens ...
    09/30/2014 - 5:57 am | View Link
  • With eurozone inflation at near five-year low, European Central Bank under pressure to do more
    LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon — a large-scale program to create new money. Expectations that ...
    09/30/2014 - 5:04 am | View Link
  • Eurozone inflation hits 5-year low in challenge to ECB
    Unemployment in the eurozone is down from the record high of 12.0 percent a year ago, but still remains stubbornly present in several member countries. In August, unemployment in Spain fell from 26.2 a year ago to a still alarmingly big 24.1 percent.
    09/30/2014 - 2:34 am | View Link
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  • Countries Using the Euro as Their Currency
    A listing of the countries that utilize the euro as their official currency. This euro country list is from your About.om Expert to Geography.
    09/30/2014 - 11:05 am | View Website
  • Eurozone crisis
    The eurozone crisis (often referred to as the euro crisis or the sovereign debt crisis) is an ongoing crisis that has been affecting the countries of the eurozone ...
    09/30/2014 - 8:42 am | View Website
  • Eurozone countries
    The European Union member - countries that participate in the common european currency and are collectively known as the Eurozone
    09/30/2014 - 7:38 am | View Website
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    Euro crisis latest news and analysis on the euro debt crisis and possible financial contagion in eurozone
    09/30/2014 - 4:39 am | View Website
  • Euro area
    About the euro area . The euro area (also known as the eurozone) consists of those European Union countries which have adopted the euro as their currency.
    09/30/2014 - 4:03 am | View Website
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