Spanish Banks, Credit Crisis in Europe and other links

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Must Reads: Crisis in Europe

The Usual Fare

  1. How Smaller Commercial Banks Are Dying – Business – The Atlantic
  2. Pimco’s El-Erian Tells PBS Spain Stress Spurs Contagion Concern –
  3. BBC News – Synthetic life patents ‘damaging’
  4. Obama Gives Commanders Wide Berth For Secret Warfare – Politics – The Atlantic
  5. Preisexplosion bei Baumwolle: Das Ende der Billig-Jeans – SPIEGEL ONLINE – Nachrichten – Wirtschaft
  6. Carol Bartz Perfects The Art Of Swearing At TechCrunch Disrupt: The Video
  7. Ireland in debt ‘ring of fire’, says bond fund Pimco –
  8. Does Warren Buffett Deserve His Outsider Rep? — New York Magazine
  9. States face hurdles in cutting worker benefits| Reuters
  10. Gulf of Mexico oil spill: BP recovering 40pc less oil than previously claimed as it prepares fourth attempt to halt leak – Telegraph
  11. Bronte Capital: People like me in Thailand
  12. Why Paul Volcker Was Frozen Out of the Obama Adminstration | The Big Money
  13. Summers: The Fiscal Questions Don’t Change, The Answers Do. – Real Time Economics – WSJ
  14. Principales fusiones de cajas de ahorro desde 1991 – Economia – Economia –
  15. Deleveraging returns | Steve Keen’s Debtwatch
  16. If you think inflation is a cause for panic, wait till you see deflation | Business |
  17. U.S. Companies Dodge $60 Billion in Taxes With Global Odyssey – Bloomberg
  18. Austerity is the new cool as Europe turns its back on Keynes – Telegraph
  19. Payback Time – Deficit Crisis Threatens Ample Benefits of European Life –
  20. Crisis or no crisis, Europe’s carmakers still moving east | beyondbrics |


Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator on BBC World News, CNBC Television, Business News Network, CBC, Fox Television and RT Television. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.

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