Insight: Slovenia rues bank mismanagement as bailout talk grows
He knew Slovenia's state-owned Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB ... but could not say how much would be repaid. Its plight has triggered speculation that Slovenia may become the sixth member of the 17-nation currency union to seek a bailout from its partners.
Sport is playing its part in the Santander story
Remarkable as it may seem, aside from its three-year partnership with the McLaren Formula One team and title sponsorship of selected Grands Prix, the Spanish bankâ ... t give money away. We have given a lot of attention over the last 100 years ...
Seeding a Silicon Valley: How Poland is creating a startup ecosystem from scratch
Some Poles call it a second Marshall Plan, an influx of infrastructure and social spending that is remaking their landscape much as the original ... into the future,” Banka says. “It’s not a simple grant; here the money keeps working,” even after ...
How to take advantage of rising gold prices
US debt ... that gold is much more than just a commodity is common knowledge to the market. "Its current performance shows that gold is not only a hedge against inflation, an indicator of fear or an 'anti dollar'. It is, in fact, a currency that is ...
Is A Debt Jubilee The Next Big Meme?
But with fiat money so much of the financial system is fictitious that it opens up some new possibilities. The Fed is currently buying the majority of the debt issued by the US government, which in effect means the government is lending itself money (yes ...