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Is Brazil the inheritor of the Portuguese empire in Africa?

Is Brazil the inheritor of the Portuguese empire in Africa? | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
China has been under scrutiny as it invests in Africa, but another player has been largely ignored: Brazil.
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A Record One-in-Five Households Now Owe Student Loan Debt

A Record One-in-Five Households Now Owe Student Loan Debt | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
About one out of five (19%) of the nation’s households owed student debt in 2010, more than double the share two decades earlier and a significant rise from the 15% that owed such debt in 2007.
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43% Catalans For Independence, 41% Opposed

Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation, and hyperinflation topics, especially currencies, gold, silver, crude, oil, energy and precious metals.
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Eurozone collapse 'starts this year'

Eurozone collapse 'starts this year' | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Eurozone collapse 'starts this year' says CEBR #xydobrief http://t.co/b0GmjXTE via @ibfxaustralia...
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Kevin G. Lundberg's comment, February 3, 2012 12:32 PM
Collapse has already begun... but how far will the can be kicked???
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Kenya: Voters May Be Given Powers to Sack MPs Over Scandals

Kenya: Voters May Be Given Powers to Sack MPs Over Scandals - Alphonce Shiundu
eight July 2011 Nairobi — Kenyans...
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Austerity is for the English

Austerity is for the English | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Here is a question for St George’s Day: how should England respond to the government’s austerity agenda? If it sounds like an odd question, it is only because we never ask it.
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Guessing the Size of the ECB's Mini-Bazooka

Guessing the Size of the ECB's Mini-Bazooka | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Expectations are building that take-up of the first of ECB's three-year loans could be huge as banks come under political pressure to borrow the money to buy government bonds.
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Euroland euphoria on Mario Draghi bank rescue

Euroland euphoria on Mario Draghi bank rescue http://t.co/D8SmHBvE...
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Does China hold the answer to Europe's sovereign debt woes?

Does China hold the answer to Europe's sovereign debt woes? | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Does China hold the answer to Europe's sovereign debt woes? (Pecoe makes some wise points! RT: @williamsmitch http://t.co/5uMrEkob Magic article by Peter Costello.
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EconoMonitor : EconoMonitor » 2012: The Year of Debt Restructuring

EconoMonitor : EconoMonitor » 2012: The Year of Debt Restructuring | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Economic analysis, discussion and debate.
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Draghi warns on eurozone break-up - FT.com

Mario Draghi has warned of the costs of a eurozone break-up, breaching a taboo for a president of the European Central Bank, even as he sought to play down market expectations about the ECB’s role in combating the sovereign debt crisis.
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Analyst’s Longtime Skepticism on Euro Gains Traction

Analyst’s Longtime Skepticism on Euro Gains Traction | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Bernard Connolly’s proposition that foisting a common currency upon many disparate nation states would end in ruin is getting a much wider hearing.
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Thousands on Paris streets to denounce EU ‘austerity’ pact

Thousands on Paris streets to denounce EU ‘austerity’ pact | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Thousands on Paris streets to denounce EU ‘austerity’ pact | The Raw Story - http://t.co/a51RG3gF...
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Spain Debt Rises on Aid to Banks

Spain Debt Rises on Aid to Banks | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Spain's debt levels are set to rise next year, piling pressure on the government to apply for aid as it pours funds in to cash-strapped regions, an ailing banking system and rising refinancing costs, its budget showed on Saturday.
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ECB steps up state bond purchases

ECB steps up state bond purchases | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
The European Central Bank bought 462 million euro (£385 million) in government bonds last week, an increase from the minimal purchases of the week before..
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Nobody Understands Debt

Nobody Understands Debt | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
The obsession with deficit reduction is wrongheaded and ill-informed. (RT @VicenteVaro: Toma ya!
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Threaten to default or drown in debt

Threaten to default or drown in debt | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
There is now a growing realisation that Ireland must threaten a unilateral default to ensure it gets a reduction in the cost of its crippling bank bailout or it won't survive.
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ECB's Balance Sheet Now Far Bigger Than Fed's, More Levered Than Lehman

ECB's Balance Sheet Now Far Bigger Than Fed's, More Levered Than Lehman | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
While well-known to most, what may be lost on all those calling for the ECB to commence outright printing, is that as today's Bloodmberg chart of the day shows, the ECB's balance sheet is not only far greater than the Fed, at $3.2 trillion compared...
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Venizelos: Accord Is Near on Greek Debt Swap

Venizelos: Accord Is Near on Greek Debt Swap | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Greece may complete a debt-swap agreement with creditors soon, paving the way for more international financing needed to prevent economic collapse.
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What Crisis? German Economy Defying European Gloom - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

What Crisis? German Economy Defying European Gloom - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
German companies and consumers are upbeat about the future, according to economic surveys released on Tuesday.
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The Children of Debt (A One Paragraph Parable)

Once upon a time there was a village. All was well in this village, mothers and fathers brought up their children to love themselves and their community. One dark morning, a man in a suit came to t...
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3 Signs You’re a Financial Train Wreck Waiting to Happen

3 Signs You’re a Financial Train Wreck Waiting to Happen | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
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Draghi’s Stealth Plan » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Draghi’s Stealth Plan » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | Global Debt Watch | Scoop.it
Draghi’s Stealth Plan (Draghi’s Stealth Plan » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names: http://t.co/7oH1Vmuh via @AddThis...)...
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