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Risk of Bank Failures Is Rising in Europe, ECB Warns - New York Times

Risk of Bank Failures Is Rising in Europe, ECB Warns - New York Times | Economy123 | Scoop.it
Risk of Bank Failures Is Rising in Europe, ECB Warns New York Times FRANKFURT — The European Central Bank warned on Wednesday that the euro zone's slumping economy and a surge in problem loans were raising the risk of a renewed banking crisis, even...
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Rich, and Getting Richer: Japan’s Forbes 40

Rich, and Getting Richer: Japan’s Forbes 40 | Economy123 | Scoop.it
The state of Japan’s overall population may be mostly gray but its club of the rich and comfortable is prospering nicely.

 

The collective fortune of Japan’s 40 richest has grown 13% to $93 billion since January 2010, according to Forbes Asia. The business publication did not issue a list in 2011 in light of last year’s March disasters.

The list is dominated by the usual suspects, with Fast Retailing Co.’s chief Tadashi Yanai’s $10 billion nest once again making him the wealthiest of them all in Japan.

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How European Central Bank loans may have subsidized the ...

The New York Times reports the European Central Bank may have inadvertently helped buyers looking to take home a...
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When Central Banks Fail | Clif Droke | FINANCIAL SENSE

When Central Banks Fail | Clif Droke | FINANCIAL SENSE | Economy123 | Scoop.it
A more recent example of a dilatory central bank response to a major economic crisis can be seen in the European Central Bank's (ECB) eleventh hour decision to roll out a €1 trillion rescue package for the troubled eurozone.
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ECB cuts Ireland no slack over IOU repayment - Reuters

ECB cuts Ireland no slack over IOU repayment - Reuters | Economy123 | Scoop.it
Irish TimesECB cuts Ireland no slack over IOU repaymentReutersBy Paul Carrel | COPENHAGEN, March 31 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank cut Ireland no slack on its push to reschedule payments on 27 billion euros worth of high-interest IOUs, leaving...
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from deflation to inflation - MarketWatch

from deflation to inflationMarketWatchThe main side-effect will likely be inflation in the next decade (after this round of deflation is finished sometime in the next year or two).
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The Ax is Back - Financial Adviser - WSJ

The Ax is Back - Financial Adviser - WSJ: "The thing about deflation is that it leads to a lot of things being s...
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ECB rate cut expectations dwindling | ForexLive

ECB rate cut expectations dwindling | ForexLive | Economy123 | Scoop.it
Goldman Sachs was out with a client note today saying the improvement in business sentiment has reduced pressure for the ECB to take action in June.
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EU Eyes Financial Transaction Tax To Pay For Bank Bailouts - Huffington Post

EU Eyes Financial Transaction Tax To Pay For Bank Bailouts - Huffington Post | Economy123 | Scoop.it
CBS NewsEU Eyes Financial Transaction Tax To Pay For Bank BailoutsHuffington PostIn this photo, flowers are seen near the Euro sculpture in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
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Markets alert for fresh ECB action on debt

Markets alert for fresh ECB action on debt | Economy123 | Scoop.it

Financial markets are waiting to see whether the European Central Bank is ready to step up action to end the debt crisis after a recent series of unprecedented measures, analysts said.
The ECB's governing council convenes for its regular monthly policy-setting meeting on Wednesday, a day earlier than normal owing to the Easter holidays.
It is not expected to announce any changes in interest rates -- currently on hold at the historically low level of 1.0 percent.

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ECB to Gauge Impacts of Second 3-Year LTRO | Master Forex Trader

ECB to Gauge Impacts of Second 3-Year LTRO http://t.co/E4FiPtPS...
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Inflation beating deflation - MarketWatch

Inflation beating deflationMarketWatchBy Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch CHAPEL HILL, NC (MarketWatch) — Inflation has now pulled well ahead in its contest against deflation.
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Japanese Yen To Lose Ground As Fiscal Year Ends, Deflation Persists - TheStreet.com

Telegraph.co.ukJapanese Yen To Lose Ground As Fiscal Year Ends, Deflation PersistsTheStreet.comBy DailyFX 03/23/12 - 07:25 PM EDT By Christopher Vecchio, Currency Analyst The Japanese Yen had a stronger week, finishing first among the majors in terms...
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Keiser Report: Cheap Slaves of Deflation E178 9/1/11 | silveristhenew

Keiser Report: Cheap Slaves of Deflation E178 9/1/11 | silveristhenew | Economy123 | Scoop.it
Keiser Report: Cheap Slaves of Deflation E178 9/1/11 http://t.co/RS0WfvFm...
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Lost in inflation: the trap of focusing solely on the consumer price index | The Japan Times Online

Lost in inflation: the trap of focusing solely on the consumer price index | The Japan Times Online | Economy123 | Scoop.it
Japan's wholesale price index has consistently been on the rise since December 2009 due chiefly to rising oil and food prices. But the consumer price index has fallen year on year for three years in a row.
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