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Guest post by Arthur Doohan: Don't complain - start repairing LIBOR

Arthur Doohan 20/07/2012

Arthur Doohan:LIBOR ‘structurally flawed’ says the ‘Fed’.... Power corrupts...even a little power corrupts quite a lot...as we have seen, down the millennia and at home and abroad. Expressing disgust at traders attempting to manipulate (and I stress the ‘attempting’) rates in their favour is as false and vacuous as expressing surprise …



MOU for Spain

Tom McDonnell 11/07/2012

Tom McDonnell: The Spanish Memorandum of understanding is here. EL Pais has distilled it down to 32 key points here. Eurointelligence helpfully …

Can the Eurozone be saved?

Tom McDonnell 10/07/2012

Tom McDonnell: Spanish 10-year bonds are now over 7.1%. It looks like there will be a Spanish National Asset Management Agency (SNAMA) set up as a …

What shall we do with our new banks?

Slí Eile 02/10/2010

Slí Eile: as the sweet tones of the 'People's flag is deepest red it shrouded oft our martyred dead' signalled the end of that very nice protest on …

We’re broke (O no we’re not)

Slí Eile 15/09/2009

Slí Eile: This is September 2009. We’re economically broke. Well not quite…The recent Commission on Taxation Report has drawn attention to the …

Can Anglo-Irish be saved?

Dóchas 19/06/2009

Dóchas: Question: Should Anglo’s debts have been guaranteed, i.e. should it have been allowed to fail in September and guarantees extended only to …

'There was no supervision, no regulation and wild excess'

Slí Eile 14/05/2009

Slí Eile: “There was no supervision, no regulation and wild excess. Ireland saw the biggest building boom since the pyramids and this is going to …

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