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Tag Archives: Bankia

European Debt Crisis: Banks and Markets continue to pay for Spanish folly

Greek elections set a few tumblers right but the numbers on the Spanish 10 Y bond yields put the spinning banks firmly into the centre of the whirlpool, European Banks … Continue reading

June 18, 2012

US Economy: Dull, weak, wait, Tired, May, Recovery??? Duh!

Case Schiller good news Tuesday for May 2012, would have equity markets in raptures throughout the day as the YOY change for the Seasonally adjusted data is just 2.8% below … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

US Economy: How about a Spanish Haven and other inspirational stories for a Thursday morning

The whole issue with Sain comes with the Spanish government not holding much debt of its own but banks needing over EUR 100 bln in Capital to fund their bad … Continue reading

May 10, 2012

S&P confirms its Spain ratings impact | Banking insight

BBVA and Santander were among more than a dozen banks downgraded in Spain after ?Italian Baanks suffered a similar fate last week on the sovereign downgrade impact. Fitch alsolowered ratings … Continue reading

February 14, 2012