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Der automatische Bailout durch die EZB

Der automatische Bailout durch die EZB | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Ein anonymer Absender schickte mir heute nachmittag diese Analyse der Deutschen Bank aus Dezember 2010: Sie enthält eine sehr detaillierte Darstellung all dessen, was Hans Werner Sinn seit Februar an den Target-2-Salden kritisiert.
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FT Alphaville » Gold, Myrrh and the Confoederatio Helvetica Franc

FT Alphaville » Gold, Myrrh and the Confoederatio Helvetica Franc | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
The Swiss National Bank kept interest rates unchanged as expected on Thursday, saying it would leave the target rate for three-month Libor at 0.0-0.75 per cent, ideally at the lower range of around 0.25 per cent.

But comments from the SNB’s monetary committee revealed an increasing level of concern about the strength of the Swiss franc. What’s fast becoming the new de facto risk-free currency of the world — as good as gold, according to some — has been on a tear since at least April this year.
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Lead Poisoning in China: The Hidden Scourge

Lead Poisoning in China: The Hidden Scourge | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Over the past two and a half years, thousands of workers, villagers and children have been found to be suffering from toxic levels of lead exposure, mostly caused by pollution from battery factories.
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Debtocracy: the samizdat of Greek debt | Film | The Guardian

Debtocracy: the samizdat of Greek debt | Film | The Guardian | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Made for just £7,000, a compelling film about Greek's financial crisis makes the case that the entire euro system was rotten from the start, writes Aditya Chakrabortty...
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Nigeria's 'millionaire' pastors

Nigeria's 'millionaire' pastors | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Nigeria's pastors run multi-million dollar empires which rival that of oil tycoons, a Nigerian blogger who researches the issue tells the BBC.
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Schuldenkrise: Das Drama der Solidarität - Europas Schuldenkrise - Wirtschaft - FAZ.NET

Schuldenkrise: Das Drama der Solidarität - Europas Schuldenkrise - Wirtschaft - FAZ.NET | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Ich würde sagen : eine Bande von Abhängigen
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The Contango Game: How Koch Industries Manipulates The Oil Market For Profit

The Contango Game: How Koch Industries Manipulates The Oil Market For Profit | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
In recent weeks, gas prices around the country have surged to levels unseen since the 2008 oil spike. However, market fundamentals are not driving the nearly $4.00/gallon gas prices.
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Future of money: A currency that's building community - tech - 08 June 2011 - New Scientist

Future of money: A currency that's building community - tech - 08 June 2011 - New Scientist | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
A social game that pays people to meet one another could help overcome socioeconomic barriers and strengthen local economies...
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STICHWORT: Griechenland-Engagement deutscher Banken / dpa-AFX / Nachrichtendienste / Nachrichten / Startseite - Aktien Meldungen

STICHWORT: Griechenland-Engagement deutscher Banken / dpa-AFX / Nachrichtendienste / Nachrichten / Startseite - Aktien Meldungen | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Deutsche Banken haben nach den Zahlen der Bank für Internationalen Zahlungsausgleich (BIZ) milliardenschwere Forderungen an Griechenland. Insgesamt geht es um 34 Milliarden Dollar (23 Milliarden Euro). Während sich die anderen Banken zurückhalten, hat die NordLB kürzlich erklärt, sie halte einen Schuldenschnitt Athens für möglich und habe Abschreibungen vorgenommen. Das Engagement der Banken im einzelnen:
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Developing nations 'overheating'

Developing nations 'overheating' | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Developing economies risk overheating but developed nations remain in a post-financial crisis hangover, the World Bank says.
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The Bitcoin Sun, No. 1-4 (2011) at Monoskop/log

The Bitcoin Sun, No. 1-4 (2011) at Monoskop/log | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Includes story about Namecoin project, and interview with Rick Falkvinge, the founder of the Swedish Pirate Party.
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On target – what’s really going on in the Euro area banking system? | Economics Intelligence

On target – what’s really going on in the Euro area banking system? | Economics Intelligence | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
I have to confess I was slightly nervous when I finally clicked on the “publish” button yesterday and put my post “The stealth bailout that doesn’t happen – debunking Hans-Werner Sinn” online.In that post I claim that one famous German economist and two very influential economic journalists got it all wrong with regard to what’s currently going on in the European banking system.
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CUBA: Economic Reforms Hitting Women Hard - IPS ipsnews.net

Women in Cuba are gaining ground in public life and earn the same wages as men.
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Australia power industry fears even worse carbon plan

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's power industry has voiced fears the government could hatch a new carbon-reduction plan that is even worse for generators than its first proposal, which had sparked warnings of bankruptcies, shutdowns and electricity market chaos.
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Ökonomen-Zoff: EZB-Chefvolkswirt Stark teilt ordentlich aus - Deutschland - Politik - Handelsblatt

Ökonomen-Zoff: EZB-Chefvolkswirt Stark teilt ordentlich aus - Deutschland - Politik - Handelsblatt | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Der Chefvolkswirt der Europäischen Zentralbank, Jürgen Stark, hat am Freitag harsche Kritik an den Äußerungen von Ökonomen - vor allem Hans-Werner Sinn - zur Rolle der EZB in der Euro-Schuldenkrise geübt.
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Martin Wolf: Why China Could Fail Like Japan « naked capitalism

Martin Wolf: Why China Could Fail Like Japan « naked capitalism | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
No sizeable economy has had investment and exports combined constitute nearly 50% of GDP, and that model is not sustainable. As we have indicted, there is evidence that investment is becoming less and less productive. China is taking $7 of debt to generate $1 of GDP, when the US at the tail end of the bubble needed a mere $4 to $5 of debt for each incremental $1 of growth.
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Europe warned of financial chaos over Greek debt crisis | World news | The Guardian

Europe warned of financial chaos over Greek debt crisis | World news | The Guardian | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Greek prime minister fails to form unity government as police battle rioters in Athens and shares tumble over default fears...
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Report Reveals World Bank's Role in Fuelling Climate Chaos — Friends of the Earth International

Report Reveals World Bank's Role in Fuelling Climate Chaos — Friends of the Earth International | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
BONN, GERMANY, June 11, 2011 – A new report released today by Friends of the Earth International during the UN climate talks in Bonn this week shows that the World Bank Group has been increasing its investments in fossil fuels and promoting corporate-led false solutions to climate change, including carbon trading, that serve to deepen rather than alleviate the current environmental crisis.
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How Koch Became An Oil Speculation Powerhouse

How Koch Became An Oil Speculation Powerhouse | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
In April, ThinkProgress caused a stir when we uncovered a series of Koch Industries corporate documents revealing the company’s role as an oil speculator. Like many oil companies, Koch uses legitimate hedging products to create price stability.
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Schuldenkrise - Deutsche Banken lassen Griechen doch hängen

Die Geldinstitute hierzulande sind nicht die größten Gläubiger Athens: Still und heimlich haben sie sich von fast einem Drittel ihrer griechischen Anleihen getrennt. Damit verstoßen sie gegen eine Vereinbarung mit Finanzminister Schäuble.
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Grubby Land Grab #china

Grubby Land Grab #china | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Local officials in a county near Beijing used threats and forged documents to cheat farmers and benefit developers...
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Deutschland und die Korruption: Kartell der Schande : jens weinreich

Deutschland und die Korruption: Kartell der Schande : jens weinreich | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Die Deutschen und die Korruption, die Deutschen und die Korruptionsbekämpfung, die Deutschen und die Transparenz, die Deutschen und die demokratische Kultur im Sportbusiness, die Deutschen und ihr feiges Schweigen, die Deutschen und ihre diskreten Deals, die deutschen Funktionäre und ihre unterwürfige, charakterlose Haltung zur FIFA, die Deutschen und die vielfältigen Lebenssachverhalte, die Deutschen und der sportpolitische Komplex, die Deutschen und der peinliche Bundestags-Sportausschuss, durchsetzt von Wichtigtuern, Duckmäusern und Lobbyisten, die ahnungslosen, bornierten so genannten Sportpolitiker …
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„Hohe Wachsamkeit“: EZB stimmt Märkte auf eine Zinserhöhung ein - Anleihen & Zinsen - Finanzen - Investor - FAZ.NET

„Hohe Wachsamkeit“: EZB stimmt Märkte auf eine Zinserhöhung ein - Anleihen & Zinsen - Finanzen - Investor - FAZ.NET | ECONOMY & Transparency | Scoop.it
Stärkeres Wachstum und höhere Inflationsraten bestärken die EZB in ihrem Plan die Leitzinsen weiter zu erhöhen Es ist absehbar, dass EZB-Präsident Trichet am Donnerstag den Signalbegriff „hohe Wachsamkeit“ verwendet und so auf eine Zinserhöhung einstimmt....
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