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The EU’s new bank bailout agency: a preview NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 1 Year, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Barnier, standing at right, may be in for another tussle with Germany's Wolfgang Schäuble. With Brussels gearing up for tomorrow’s much-anticipated unveiling of the European Commission’s proposal for a new EU agency to take over resp...
No Guilt at Citibank NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
In the days leading up to Labor Day 2012, Citigroup announced that the bank would pay $590 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by stockholders who contended that the bank’s management as well as some directors had misled the stockholders about...
Should Banks be Ethical, Sustainable and Boring? NEW
3E Intelligence 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
“Ensuring that banks are boring may prove to be a key element of a new business model for the banking sector, enabling the sector to re-establish its ethical framework and focus financing on sustainability.” (Source: Forbes) Good article on the f...
Klima | Der Sommer ist da | Cartoon (Het Financieele Dagblad, Amsterdam) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
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Blick Log Retro: Netzwerk der Banken, Basel III und Alternativen zum Bürokratiemonster NEW
Blick Log 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Die Sommerpause im Blick Log dauert an. Es wird zwar vereinzelte Beiträge geben, aber auch ein privates Blog darf sich auch einmal eine Auszeit nehmen. Überbrückt wird diese Auszeit mit bereits erschienen Beiträgen, die ich immer noch für aktuel...
Banken | Wie Island seine Bankster jagt (Le Monde, Paris) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
In London fälscht Barclays die Zinssätze für Kredite zwischen Banken. In Madrid soll Bankia seine Konten vor dem Börsengang frisiert haben. Wie die betrügerischen Banken zur Rechenschaft ziehen? In Island spüren Sonderermittler die Verantwortli...
Non les banques ne sont pas trop taxées ! NEW
Telos 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Le collectif budgétaire annoncé début juillet prévoit le doublement de la taxe sur le risque systémique. Cette taxe s’applique déjà depuis le 1er janvier 2011 aux grandes banques françaises. Doit-on en déduire que le secteur bancaire est t...
Comment l'Islande traque ses "néo-vikings" de la finance, responsables de la crise, par Charlotte Chabas (Le Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Avant la crise économique, Olafur Hauksson était commissaire de police à Akranes, petit port de 6 500 habitants planté au bout d'une péninsule glacée, à une cinquantaine de kilomètres de Reykjavik. Les plus grosses enquêtes de sa carriè...
A European Banking Union: Is it possible? NEW
Dimi's Lab 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
It was one of the fundamental topics of the last two summits in Brussels in an effort to provide a more direct and efficient solution to the recapitlization of banking institutions of overdebted states. But is this a realistic solution for Eurozone i...
Libor : "Il y avait forcément collusion des banques" (Le Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Alors qu'il était directeur du centre d'ingénierie financière de l'université Columbia à New York, le directeur de recherche au CNRS Rama Cont avait mené des auditions en 2010 au sein du groupe de travail de la Réserve fédérale américai...
A propos du Libor, le taux interbancaire de référence NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Le Libor  - London Interbank Offered Rate - est un taux interbancaire de référence, publié chaque jour par l'Association des banques britanniques (BBA), qui en délègue le calcul à l'agence financière Thomson Reuters. Cette dernière r...
Events Overtake Finance Ministers NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 13 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
The agenda for today's meeting of EU finance ministers looked out of date before they started.
The shortcomings of a Eurosceptic editorial policy NEW
Ideas on Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
On 13th June 2012 the Daily Express made a gamble that the EU would be more unpopular with its readership than the United Kingdom’s banking sector, when the newspaper published an article by Macer Hall on its website entitled: “NOW EU WANTS TO GR...
SWIFT-debatt i svinottan NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
I morgon bitti, tisdag kl 06:35 debatterar Christian Engström (pp) och Anna-Maria Corazza-Bildt (m) Swift-avtalet i SR P1 Morgon, från en studio i Europaparlamentet.Swift är det avtal som ger USA tillgång till data om europeiska medborgares, för...
Honeyball’s Weekly Round-Up NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 59 Minutes ago
Hardly anyone can have missed the banking scandal story which dominated headlines for most of last week. In the Mail on Sunday this weekend Ed Miliband offered his vision for the future of big banking. This morning he is due … Continue reading...
Le Parlement européen réclame avec force une directive sur l’accès aux services bancaires de base. NEW
Mieux connaître vos droits en Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
 Lors de sa dernière session le Parlement a demandé à la Commission de lui soumettre d’ici janvier 2013, une proposition législative sur l’accès aux services de paiement de base à tous les consommateurs établis dans l’Union européenne.
Organising bank supervision and resolution in Europe NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Authors: Guntram B. WolffThe Euro Summit has decided to create common supervision and allow for direct capital injections into banks by the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). This is an important step towards breaking the negative feed-back loop bet...
Basic bank account, one (small) step forward NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Minutes ago
Earlier this week, the European Parliament adopted a resolution urging the commission to legislate on universal access to a basic payment account for the 10% of EU citizens who still do not have one. In particular, the baisc account should be - less...
The negative carry universe NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
This is a follow-up to our post on “base money confusion“, which incorporates some of the ideas we’ve raised in our “beyond scarcity” series.Let’s...
Kicking like a sleep twitch? NEW
Nucleus 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Johan De Rycker Wednesday, 04 July 2012 Italy having done the heavy lifting versus Germany, obviously Spain won. I'm not even sure whether you really should take football as a simile here. Monti did get somewhe...
Raudos dėl dviejų pietų vertės mokesčių už pinigų išėmimą užsienyje NEW
Euroblogas 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Prieš gal aštuonetą metų atsidūrusi Paryžiuje netoli Luvro nutariau pasipuikuoti ir paskambinti mamai, kad ji išgirstų, kokioje puikioje vietoje kokią skanią kavą geriu. Kelios minutės mobiliuoju telefonu naudojantis tarptinkliniu ryšiu...
‘I ain’t dead’ — US bank holding companies NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 15 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Click for Goldman’s ‘living will ‘ for regulators, listing how it would try to resolve by selling parts of its business under bankruptcy:Other bank holding...
Cajas or Landesbanken? NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Click through the pic to the full IMF report on country x to find out. (p. 17)Related link:Eurozone off on journey to central control – FT...
The base money confusion NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 22 Hours ago
FT Alphaville had an interesting email exchange with Peter Stella this past week, snippets of which we would like to share (with Stella’s permission).Stella is currently...
A note on the COFER data NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
If there was ever an expression of the fight facing the Bank of Japan in a risk-off world if it wishes to keep the yen down, then the IMF’s latest round of Currency Composition...
Europe’s Banking Union: Possible Next Steps on a Bumpy Path NEW
Bruegel blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Authors: Nicolas VéronIn their summit statement of June 29, the heads of state and government of the euro zone issued a declaration  widely interpreted by investors as the founding act of a European banking union, about which European policymak...
Belgian Lender Complicates Slovenia’s Finances NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Slovenia's finance ministry said Monday it will persist in attempts to persuade Belgian bank KBC Group NV to provide its troubled local unit with fresh funding as the government of the former communist country faces growing pressure to prop up its ca...
"Bundestagesgeld" und Bundesschatzbriefe werden abgeschafft. NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 26 Minutes ago
Da schießt einem doch gleich ein Gedanke durch den Kopf: Was hat die Bankenlobby denn dafür gezahlt?!? Ich kann mich an das Gejammer der Banken noch erinnern, als der Bund anfing, durch die Tagesanleihe quasi Tagesgeldkonten anzubieten. Auch das ko...
Europees bankentoezicht: een oplossing met een hoop vragen NEW
Publiekrecht en Politiek 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 48 Minutes ago
Vorige week werd bekend dat noodlijdende banken in de toekomst direct een beroep kunnen doen op het Europese noodfonds (ESM). Daarmee krijgen reddingsoperaties in de vorm van kapitaalverschaffing een ander karakter dan bijvoorbeeld de noodhulp aan Gr...
La trascendencia política de la última cumbre europea NEW
Eva en Europa 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
La cumbre de la UE de 28 de junio, seguida de la cumbre del Eurogrupo del día 29, ha sido la más trascendente políticamente de cuantas se han realizado desde la crisis de 2008. Por primera vez, Italia y España se oponen a la firma del acuerdo si...
Minskys Gedanken zur Rolle der Banken NEW
Blick Log 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Leider heute erst habe ich dieses Video auf dem Blog “Never Mind the Markets” in dem Beitrag “Wir brauchen mehr Querdenker” gefunden. Darin fasst der niederländische Ökonomieprofessor Dirk Bezemer Minskys Gedanken zur Rolle der Banken in de...
ESM for Spain ? Irish & Belgian banks could get their bailout! NEW
Eurozoneremarks opinion 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Dear reader,just after the last big summit of June 28th & 29th which gave European leaders and investors a big relief, the author here found two small articles which indicate that the ESM could or should be used to help out Irish & Belgian ba...
Systemreform statt Hütchenspiel: Der Finanzmarkt braucht keine Banken NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 34 Minutes ago
Plädoyer für eine grundlegende Finanzreform. Bankgeschäfte funktionieren auch ohne Banken. "Droht den Banken Insolvenz, werden sie entweder durch »billige« Kredite der Europäischen Zentralbank (EZB) subventioniert oder der Staat übernimmt die...
"Une surveillance européenne éviterait les collusions entre banques et Etats" NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Les dirigeants européens ont longtemps nié la responsabilité des banques dans la crise de la zone euro. Mais, l’aggravation de la crise, à la suite de l’effondrement des caisses d’épargne...
Großbritannien | Skandal erschüttert Royal Bank of Scotland NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Die Royal Bank of Scotland soll ein Strafgeld von rund 150 Millionen Pfund (186 Mio. Euro) wegen Marktmanipulation zahlen. Zugleich breitet sich der Zinsskandal auf andere britische Banken aus, wie The Times berichtet. Auch Barclay’s war in ein...
The Way Out? NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
European leaders have agreed on a new plan, which will allow the bailout funds (ESM and EFSF) to inject capital directly into troubled banks, conditional upon the establishment of a new EU banking supervision authority. The markets are pleased, for t...
Can Banks Be Trusted Without Strong Regulations? NEW
Financial Guy 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 50 Minutes ago
If ever there was a demonstration that “light-touch” regulation of financial firms has not been a great success, this week has been it. Over the years, we have heard huge amounts from the banking sector about how they are competent to reg...
Nu doorpakken met Europese bankenunie NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 11 Minutes ago
De regeringsleiders van de landen uit de eurozone besloten vannacht tot een steviger Europees bankentoezicht. GroenLinks verwelkomt deze stap, maar vindt dat er nu ook doorgepakt moet worden. Bij een echte bankenunie horen ook een Europees depositieg...
EU-lederne støtter igen de private banker NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 37 Minutes ago
PRESSEMEDDELELSE: Under EU-topmødet blev Eurozonens ledere enige om væsentlige skridt med en egentlig bankunion. Dels skal Den Europæiske Stabilitetsmekanisme (ESM) kunne bruges som en redningfond, som sprøjter skatteborgernes penge ind i krisera...
Accord sur la croissance et la supervision bancaire en Europe NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Les dirigeants de l'Union européenne ont approuvé jeudi un "pacte pour la croissance", lors du Conseil européen à Bruxelles, mais l'Italie et l'Espagne ont subordonné leur signature à l'examen de mesures d'urgences pour alléger le coût de...
On Banking Unions – Concepts, their Status, Proposals & Examples NEW
Place du Luxembourg 2 Years, 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
The point of this post is to summarise existing information about banking unions. This is a very vague term that incorporates several concepts. Therefore clarifying this seems quite timely, in light of ongoing discussions. This is briefly described i...
The end of impunity for bankers? How Spain’s indignados are using crowdfunding to bring them to justice NEW
Global Dashboard 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 17 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Following the collapse of the bank he was running until earlier this year, Rodrigo Rato probably thought he would be able to slip into a quiet, if tarnished retirement. A former managing director of the IMF and minister of the economy during Spain...
From voxeu.org: Banking union instead of Eurobonds – disentangling sovereign and banking crises NEW
Europlay 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
If you missed this piece on voxeu.org, by Beck, Gros and Schoenmaker, well, it's worth reading!A couple of paragraphs for giving you a taste:Matching supervision and resolution frameworks to the geographic perimeter of larger cross-border banks has b...
European Banking Union NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
A paper from Bruegel on what a European banking union should look like. Since it appears that we're going to have one, it's good to have a blueprint.
Poland to Keep Safe Distance from Euro’s Banking Union NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Poland rushed head over heels to sign up for the euro zone's new set of fiscal rules last year out of fear it would be left out of Europe's more integrated core. But the latest proposal for fixing the euro, a banking union for the bloc, seems too rep...
Moody’s downgrade for UK banks raises fears of credit crunch @independent.co.uk NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 28 Minutes ago
Some of the world’s biggest banks – including Barclays, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland – had their credit ratings downgraded last night as a result of the eurozone crisis. Moody’s, one of the three largest ratings agencies, imposed...
Banks must learn to reward the good risks | Mariana Mazzucato NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The finance world works against the manufacturing and innovation that we need to rebuild our economiesAfter many years obsessing over the financial sector, our politicians are finally talking about rebalancing the economy, towards "real" areas like m...
Moody's mit Downgrade des halben Finanzsektors NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Teilweise um drei Stufen (Credit Suisse). Banken mit Doppel-A sind jetzt schon ganz ganz selten …Bank of America: Baa2 nach Baa1Barclays: A2 nach Aa3BNP: A2 von Aa3bNL: Baa2 von A2Fortis: A2 nach A1Citigroup: Baa2 nach A3Credit Suisse: A2 von Aa2Cr...
The Moody’s bank downgrades NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
New York, June 21, 2012 — Moody’s Investors Service today repositioned the ratings of 15 banks and securities firms with global capital markets operations. The long-term...
Perchè è necessaria un’unione bancaria? NEW
Lo Spazio della Politica 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Il recente dibattito politico-economico europeo si è concentrato su un nuovo concetto che è stato presentato inter alia come uno [...]The post Perchè è necessaria un’unione bancaria? appeared first on Lo Spazio della Politica.
“Hypothetical, illustrative example of the orderly liquidation of JPMorgan Chase” NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The FT’s Tom Braithwaite has the goods:In March, Gregory Baer, deputy general counsel, presented a plan to policymakers and bankers to show the results of a hypothetical $50bn loss....
Without a banking union the euro is history @newropmag NEW
NewropMag BlogPressReview 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
As the institutional order of the eurozone currently holds, the Euro area's banking system is not integrated, as is its monetary policy. In particular, bank supervision, regulation and recapitalization rests in the hands of member-states. Yet it is c...
Banking Regulator: Congress Sides with Banks NEW
The Worden Report 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 22 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
According to Gary Gensler, head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Congress stands with the big banks in the struggle to shield Americans from the risks and excesses of Wall Street. He pointed in particular to a proposal from the U.S. House...
A permanent European mechanism for bank restructuring NEW
Europlay 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
The recent news about Spain negotiations on bank restructuring seem encouraging. From my point of view the outcome of today talks signals that there is room to start separating the function of restructuring troubled banking system from the other func...
With No Cat In The Hat To Be Found, European Financials Turn World Banks Lower … And The See Saw Destruciton Of Fiat Wealth Commences As Bonds Fall On As Stocks Rally NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Financial Market report for Friday June 8, 2012; this is the tenth week of entry into the Second Great Depression, The  bonfire of the the world banks continued today, .with a slow burn as European Financials, EUFN, traded lower, (yet up 7.5% for th...
European banking union isn’t the solution to the immediate crisis facing the eurozone NEW
Open Europe blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
In City AM today we lay out our thoughts on the latest plan to save the eurozone - a 'banking union'. Although the plan has some merit and may be needed in the long term it just doesn't look suitable for solving the short term crisis facing the euroz...
"A Banking Union – Europe’s TARP?" by George Irvin NEW
Social Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 1 Minute ago
In October 2008 President G. W. Bush saved the US banking system by pumping $700bn into it — the ‘Troubled Assets Relief Program’ (TARP). It looks as though Angela Merkel and the Eurozone (EZ) may be about to do the same. Why? While Germany...
Moody’s stuft deutsche Banken herunter, teilweise um bis... NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Moody’s stuft deutsche Banken herunter, teilweise um bis zu drei Stufen. Commerzbank um 1 Stufe von A2 auf A3, Ausblick negativ,Die Tochter Eurohypo sogar um 2 Stufen von A3 auf Baa2, Ausblick negativ. DekaBank und DZ Bank um eine Stufe von Aa3 auf...
EU-wide bank deposit scheme: neither politically feasible nor credible NEW
Euro area debt crisis 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
With the risk of a bank run in the EZ rising, there has been talk amongst EU policymakers of creating a European-wide bank deposit guarantee scheme. Over the past week, members of the European Commission and ECB president Mario Draghi have all spoken...
Is An EU Banking Union Coming Soon? NEW
EconomicReview Journal 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Financial Market Report for May 31, 2012 Share value of Banco Santander, STD, and the National Bank of Greece, NBG, fell sharply lower this month. Reuters reports Money flies out of Spain. Marketwatch reports Bankia shares sink 28% after bailout plan...
Crédit Agricole Threatened by Greek Collapse NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 5 Months, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Crédit Agricole, which purchased the Greek bank Emporiki in 2006, has suffered huge losses over the past two years. Stockholders have lost a great deal of money and are angry at management.
10 Tipps zum Widerstand gegen Banken NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Wie wir wissen, sind Merkozy und Co. machtlos gegen die Banken, die oft ihre Überlegenheit ausnutzen, um so viele Menschen wie möglich abzuzocken. Die Frage ist daher: Was können wir selbst tun? Es gibt, grob gesprochen, zwei Möglichkeiten: entwe...
Mein Mikrokredit und ich (1/3) NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Christine Andréoli lebt in Perigny in der Bourgogne. Nach zahlreichen Ablehnungen bei Banken hat sie einen Mikrokredit über 3.000 Euro aufgenommen, um eine Schneckenzucht (ah, les Français!) aufzubauen. In Kombination mit einem zinslosen Darlehen...
Mein Mikrokredit und ich (2/3) NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Georgette Vincent, 31, hat 2009 in Montfermeil im Norden von Paris die Firma Dissombo Beleza gegründet. Damit das Internet-Unternehmen, das auf Haarkosmetik spezialisiert ist, richtig in Fahrt kommen konnte, hat sie 2011 einen Mikrokredit über 5.00...
Mein Mikrokredit und ich (3/3) NEW
Der Blogger von Arte 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Dank eines Mikrokredits konnte Zuhra Djelleb, 61, eine Fahrschule in Vaulx-en-Velin im Rhône-Tal eröffnen. Heute hat sie schon zwei Filialen und beschäftigt vier Mitarbeiter. „Ich wurde 1951 in Deutschland als Tochter eines Algeriers und einer...
Simplified cross-border money transfers thanks to SEPA NEW
Recent developments in European Consumer Law 2 Years, 8 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted in the first reading a new Regulation establishing technical requirements for credit transfers and direct debits in euros and amending Regulation (EC) No 924/2009 (position of the EP may be found here, the f...
French Banking Risk NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 8 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 1 Minute ago
NYU Stern School of Business ranks banks for systemic risk. Of the ten banks in the world with the greatest systemic risk, three are French: BNP Paribas, SocGen, and Crédit Agricole.TOP 10SRISK%MESLVGBNP Paribas3.710.2948.79Mitsubishi UFJ Financial...
How banks get away with inventing profits | Gordon Kerr NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 9 Months, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Abetted by a sloppy bailout structure, bankers now produce financial statements that would make Bernie Madoff blushBoth sides of the political divide are in agreement that bailing out the UK's failed banks in 2008 (and Northern Rock in 2007) was the...
Banking Intermediation, FRB & Bank Runs NEW
Place du Luxembourg 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Having described the tools available to the ECB (and these can be generalized to other CBs), I would like to briefly consider the functioning of the banking sector. In this post I will consider the very basic concepts of banking … Continue read...
THE WORST VERY DECENT COUNTRY IN THE WORLD: A LOLGREECE CHRISTMAS CAROL NEW
LOL GREECE 2 Years, 10 Months, 8 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
UPDATE: A Greek version of this post was published on 5 Jan 2012 by protagon.grIn my months of relative absence I’ve been reading this blog over and over again, looking for things I ought to have done better or things I used to do well but no longe...
David Cameron has left the City more, not less, vulnerable to EU law | Philip Whyte NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 42 Minutes ago
Cameron may have feared Sarkozy and Merkel taming the City, but the UK is now powerless to thwart new legislationThere are many puzzles about the British government's tactics at last week's EU summit. One is why it chose to identify the City of Londo...
Collateral crunch, commodity financing edition NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 1 Hour, 51 Minutes ago
Look at any financial market long enough and it starts to resemble the repo market.Conventional sales and buybacks. Islamic finance. Covered bonds. Commodity contango or backwardation trades....
Mijn dagelijkse euroblog 9 december 2011: Wij worden gegijzeld door de banken NEW
Arend Jan Boekestijn 2 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Vandaag werd duidelijk dat de banken niet gaan meebetalen aan de crisis. De conclusie kan geen andere zijn dat wij allen door de banken gegijzeld worden Er zijn door de Europese schuldencrisis steeds meer financieringsproblemen ontstaan bij Europese...
Oublier Deauville NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
C’est une victoire « posthume » de Jean-Claude Trichet : l’Allemagne a renoncé, hier, à l’implication automatique du secteur privé si, à l’avenir, un pays de la zone euro rencontre...
Banken halfen beim Olympus Betrug NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 2 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Und die Wirtschaftsprüfer pennten. Allerdings wird bei der NYT die Deutsche Bank nicht erwähnt, über deren Konto auf den Cayman Islands 410 Millionen Dollar liefen (siehe Olympus: 1,24 Mrd. Euro Verlust versteckt, - egghat’s not so micro blog...
Corporate bonds to the rescue? NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Back in September, the FT reported an interesting estimate by JP Morgan.Twenty-eight European banks would have faced a total liquidity shortfall of €493bn at the end of 2010,...
Why I was wrong, by Dick Bove NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Rochedale’s Dick Bove has pondered why he’s been wrong on the banks — spurred on, he writes, by a Bloomberg survey (which we couldn’t find) showing analysts’...
European banks: Gone ECBing NEW
FT Alphaville 2 Years, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Morgan Stanley is not making recommendations about which European banks to invest in. They are just telling you which ones are even worse than other ones, as they go through the...
Klart nej til danske kroner i EU-bankpakke NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 2 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
- EU skal ikke kunne bruge vores skattekroner på at redde tvivlsomme banker i udlandet, udtaler Rina Ronja Kari fra Folkebevægelsen og opfordrer Vestager til at stå fast på sin modstand mod de nye forslag fra EU - Nyheder / Tophistorie, Press...
Ruskim stanowcze NIET! NEW
Marek Siwiec MEP 2 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
W dzisiejszej "Rzeczpospolitej" można przeczytać o tym, że Agencja Bezpieczeństwa Wewnętrznego uczy wysokich funkc...
Les banques européennes attaquent la zone euro NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 2 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Le scénario du pire est en train de se produire : les banques européennes se débarrassent à tour de bras de la dette souveraine des pays de la zone euro jugés « à risques », au risque de précipiter la...
Låt bankerna gå i konkurs! NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 2 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Nybloggat på Nyheter24: Låt bankerna gå i konkurs!
Women Given a Poor Deal by the Banks NEW
The Honeyball Buzz 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 9 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Evidence has come to light today that women are being discriminated against by banks. The report, entitled ‘Women and Banks: Are Female Customers Facing Discrimination?’, by Noreena Hertz, looks at several cases where banks have discrim...
Restructuring, loans to Greece cost Dexia $8.7B NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
BRUSSELS — Dexia, the Franco-Belgian lender that had to be bailed out last month, said Wednesday the firesale of its Belgian retail business and losses on Greek government bonds cost it almost euro6.32 billion ($8.74 billion) in the third quarter.
The Future of Banking | A blog by Asli Demirguc-Kunt NEW
blogs.worldbank.org, 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Les banques sous pression citoyenne : L’heure de rendre des comptes (rapport des Amis de la Terre – ATTAC - octobre 2011) ) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Le lecteur trouvera ci-après le rapport intitulé " Les banques sous pression citoyenne : L’heure de rendre des comptes " publié en octobre 2011 par Les Amis de la Terre – ATTAC dans le cadre de la campagne « A nous les banques ! ».
Banque des règlements internationaux (BRI) / Bank for International Settlements (BIS) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
About BIS The mission of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is to serve central banks in their pursuit of monetary and financial stability, to foster international cooperation in those areas and to act as a bank for central ba...
Les banques françaises dans le collimateur, par Sylvie Guyony (AGEFI) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Plus que toutes, les banques françaises sont sanctionnées en Bourse. Surtout depuis le 10 août, ce « mercredi noir » nourri de fausses rumeurs. Pourquoi ? Depuis des semaines, le risque souverain pèse sur leurs cours, les mesures annoncées...
Do It Yourself Bank Stress Test NEW
French Politics: Europe 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Don't trust the authorities? Try your own stress test. (h/t pg)...
Toppmöte ställde tuffa krav på banker NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
EU:s ledare ställde på onsdagen hårdare krav på de europeiska bankerna så att de kan stå emot en eventuell nedskrivning av den grekiska skulden.EU:s stats- och regeringschefer kom under onsdagskvällen överens om att de europeiska bankerna ska...
La deuxième mort de Dexia NEW
Telos 3 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
La première mort de Dexia illustrait l’hybris de banques européennes parties à la conquête de l’Amérique et qui investirent les métiers mal compris et mal maîtrisés de la finance de marché. Le démembrement de Dexia, sa deuxième mort, r...
Europa und USA und Banken NEW
Karpfenteich 3 Years, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Die USA erproben eine neue dominante Rolle: Sie klopfen Europas Politikern nach Herzenslust auf die Finger. Präsident Obama zürnt, weil die überseeische Schuldenkrise die Welt in Angst versetzt. Sein Finanzminister Geithner drängt einen Rat auf,...
Banks and States NEW
French Politics: Europe 3 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Nicolas Véron argues that European banks must sever their ties with individual states and be placed under a transnational European Banking Authority with "supervisory and resolution authority." In other words, the EU should regulate banks, insure de...
Are Europe’s banks in crisis? NEW
Debating Europe 3 Years, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Slowly, painfully slowly, a plan seems to be coming together to save the Eurozone. Wolfgang Münchau, writing in The Financial Times, says he has never seen European leaders looking so scared. And they have good reason to be scared; Robert Peston, &...
Bank One: Adding to Systemic Risk NEW
The Worden Report 3 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
How soon we forget. How soon the financial crisis in September 2008 was relegated or even forgotten. Exactly three years later, the New York Times reported that Republicans have been repeatedly invoking the Dodd-Frank Act’s 848-page length and rule...
Interactive Debt Map NEW
French Politics: Europe 3 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
A fun toy to see just how bad shape your bank is in. The politicians are saying everything is fine; the IMF disagrees.
L'UE convient du besoin d'un secteur bancaire plus robuste NEW
Regards citoyens 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 15 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Les ministres européens des Finances ont convenu samedi 17 septembre qu'une attention particulière devait être portée à la capitalisation des banques mais sans toutefois considérer que celles-ci avaient un besoin urgent de nouveaux fonds.
Eurozone blues NEW
Grahnlaw 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 16 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Who is going to be the Herostratus of the eurozone? Many are in the running if we try to follow events.In the column Public debt in the Eurozone, Japan, and the US, professor Charles Wyplosz presented a report about the ease of accumulating excessive...
Hungarian Minister Says Banks Should Share Burdens NEW
New Europe - WSJ 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Hungary's government will ensure banks accept their share of burdens and risks during a difficult time for the country, Development Minister Tamas Fellegi said.
Merkel vs. Sarkozy oder: Wer rettet die Banken? (Update) NEW
Lost in EUrope 3 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Nun wackelt auch das französische Bankenviertel in La Defense Die Euro-Schuldenkrise wächst sich zu einer neuen Bankenkrise aus. Im Mittelpunkt stehen heute die französischen... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...