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Economy - International
Britain & Netherlands to Iceland;... "All your futures are belong to us."• AP
In closed meetings, ambasadors are thrashing out terms of a deal to return funds spent by Britain and the Netherlands to compensate their citizens' depositors in Icesave, an Internet bank that collapsed with its parent, Landsbanki, in October 2008.
Free Trade and Modernization in Africa• arclein
These people were then asked to compete with some of the most efficient agricultural systems in the world, and they simply couldn't do it,"
UK Faces Worst Recession In 100 Years• Michael Shedlock / Mish
In an extraordinary admission about the severity of the economic downturn, Ed Balls even predicted that its effects would still be felt 15 years from now. The Schools Secretary's comments carry added weight because he is a former chief economic a
World stocks sag on concerns about Obama plans• AP
World stock markets fell [for the second day] Thursday amid pessimism about the Obama administration's plans to fix the US banking system and restore the overall health of the world's largest economy. European stocks were also undermined by
16 Trillion Euro in Toxic Bank Assets Throws European Union into Crisis• Jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com/
The prescription for a cure must include the option to nationalize, liquidate, investigate, and prosecute. And above all to act not out of fear, or of vengance, but with a practical and comprehensive justice.
European bank bail-out could push EU into crisis• www.telegraph.co.uk
A bail-out of the toxic assets held by European banks' could plunge the European Union into crisis, according to a confidential Brussels document.