S.&P. 500 Breaks Through 2007 Closing High The benchmark index has repeatedly come close in recent days, but has pulled back each time as investors grappled with concerns about the banking crisis in Cyprus. The benchmark index was recently trading over 1,565.15 points, up 0.2 percent, despite a report of rising claims for unemployment benefits. More
Cyprus: cash, security control for banks reopening Cyprus has imposed limits on money transfers and hired extra security guards to prepare for the reopening of its banks, which have been shut for almost two weeks to avoid a run during the country's financial drama. More
Cyprus given 4 days to find bailout solution As Cypriot politicians raced to find a new financial rescue plan ahead of a Monday deadline, tensions built in the streets of the capital. Residents withdrew what money they could from ATMs amid concern the banks could collapse. More
Barry Ritholtz: Listening to forecasts doesn't pay - Fresno Bee ... iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond exchange-traded fund, your year ... FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm, author of "Bailout Nation" ... 07/12/2014 - 2:36 pm | View Link
Refugees flee Ukraine rebel bastions in fear of reprisal assault - Japan Times Ukraine's next battle is Donetsk, but no bombs, please - USA Today 07/12/2014 - 1:43 pm | View Link
Slovenia Rookie Backing Sell-Off Caution Set to Win Vote - Bloomberg ... becoming the euro area’s sixth international bailout recipient by ... of its economy, while the International Monetary Fund backed ... 07/12/2014 - 1:36 pm | View Link
Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities? - Boston IMC ... income: the tax structure that favors the rich, the bailout of the ... natural to accept money from the wealthy in order to fund their ... 07/12/2014 - 12:03 pm | View Link
Political novice bids to lead Slovenia recovery - Reuters UK Slovenia prepares to go to the polls - EuroNews 07/12/2014 - 7:14 am | View Link
Price For Rejecting IMF Bailout US, Dev. Partners Target Ghana Unknown to members of the ruling party and the general citizenry, the Americans, British and Ghana’s development partners including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB), peeved at the country’s decision to stubbornly stick to ... 07/22/2014 - 1:32 am | View Link
Small banks should pay less for bailout fund -EU expert group Lawmakers have worked on ways to make a 55 billion euro bailout fund, known as the Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM), more acceptable, after encountering opposition from countries with a high proportion of small banks, including Germany. Banks with ... 07/21/2014 - 6:43 am | View Link
Greece Seen Needing Third Bailout as Bonds Insufficient Six out of 10 economists in a Bloomberg News survey said Greece will need to top up the 240 billion euros ($325 billion) of loans received from Europe and the International Monetary Fund since 2010, when it lost access to bond markets. The IMF forecasts ... 07/18/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Link
IMF to decide on bailout second tranche to Ukraine ‘within weeks’ PanARMENIAN.Net - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects to decide within weeks on issuing the second tranche of a $17-billion bailout to Ukraine, whose economy is likely to contract by 6.5 percent this year, its Kiev mission chief said on Friday ... 07/17/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
S&P raises Ukraine's outlook as IMF bailout boosts economy (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's revised its outlook on Ukraine to stable from negative, saying that the International Monetary Fund program adopted in April has helped improve the economic situation in the country. However, the agency noted that the IMF ... 07/11/2014 - 6:33 am | View Link
Follow the money: Bailout tracker CNNMoney.com's bailout tracker keeps tabs on the government's far-reaching - and expensive - effort to rescue the economy. 07/21/2014 - 2:31 pm | View Website
Troubled Asset Relief Program This article is about the Treasury fund. For the legislative bill and subsequent law, see Public Law 110-343. For the legislative history and the events leading to ... 07/21/2014 - 10:13 am | View Website
Bank of America | Eye on the Bailout | ProPublica Bank of America was among the eight large U.S. banks (nine if you count Merrill Lynch, now part of BoA) to receive the Treasury Department's initial round of capital ... 07/21/2014 - 6:17 am | View Website
Bailout Definition | Investopedia Bailouts have traditionally occurred in industries or businesses that may be perceived as no longer being viable, or are just sustaining huge losses. 07/20/2014 - 2:54 pm | View Website
Bailout A bailout is a colloquial term for giving a loan to a company or country which faces serious financial difficulty or bankruptcy. It may also be used to allow a ... 07/20/2014 - 11:26 am | View Website
After calling for major network news outlets to air more reporting about climate change, U. S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) praised the finding that Sunday morning news shows dramatically increased their coverage of the climate crisis.
"This is a step in the right direction. Global warming is the most serious environmental crisis facing our planet," Sen.
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