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Tag Archives: Debt

A leap of faith: Why Portugal does not need a second bailout | Europe Review and Insight

While Spanish and Italian bonds are back in liquidity with yields for Italian bonds down to 1.2% for 6 months and 5.26% for 10 year bonds, just availability of quotes … Continue reading

February 29, 2012

Dick Bove has an opinion that matters | Banking Insight

Again the offshoot of what caught Alphaville fancy, this insight into Banking has not hit the major media either and hence critical to know: What Bove said in June last … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Coming up: Debt Saturday in Greek letters (European Sovereign Debt Crisis)

Greece gets closer to the deadline for a settlement of its $130 bln debt rollover plans currently stuck at Private investors led by IIF (Ackerman, DB) not ready to go … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · 4 Comments

A downgrade for US even as Moody's postpones the inevitable

S&P downgraded long term US debt to AA+ even as it maintained A1+ rating on short term instruments. The downgrade is headlined “On Political Risks and Rising Debt Burden” and … Continue reading

August 6, 2011

Crisis Theater: Ackerman chalks out four options, US battles with three

The Greece theater was technically busy since a fortnight ago, when Politics finally cleared the way and though without evidence of the contrary, much of the rest has been a … Continue reading

July 22, 2011

Understanding Default Swaps | The Greece flavor

Or teaching newspapers to report it right I understand popular sentiment is al little against these Investment Banks for their pay and some others but with the NY Times going … Continue reading

February 27, 2010

Arizona borrows $700M line of credit for 2009| Phoenix Business Journal

zyakaira notes: To date the Jobs report at is showing jobs being created in non existent (congressional) districts, Arizona RE is still down 75-90% over all happened here … Continue reading

November 19, 2009