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Russia cornered in the Mediterranean ?

Cyprus and the bail-out. Excuse me, depositors’ “bail-in” deal and the visit to the hairdresser. About the rescue package and the fact that private savings’ accounts are partially confiscated, already a lot of criticism has arisen. Economic sense or nonsense ? Or are other major forces at work here ? On the deal itself, it’s…

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Russia cornered in the Mediterranean ?

Cyprus and the bail-out. Excuse me, depositors’ “bail-in” deal and the visit to the hairdresser. About the rescue package and the fact that private savings’ accounts are partially confiscated, already a lot of criticism has arisen. Economic sense or nonsense ? Or are other major forces at work here ? On the deal itself, it’s…

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Russia cornered in the Mediterranean ?

Cyprus and the bail-out. Excuse me, depositors’ “bail-in” deal and the visit to the hairdresser. About the rescue package and the fact that private savings’ accounts are partially confiscated, already a lot of criticism has arisen. Economic sense or nonsense ? Or are other major forces at work here ? On the deal itself, it’s…

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Friday's reality check on "OIKONOMIA"

Today we learned that Belgium is still a global leader in government in governmental support of the economy when it comes to the budget. An sich this should not be a problem, provided you get something in return for what you pay for. Reality however strikes hard and even with this 51% governmental occupation on the economy – even corrected after business…

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Friday's reality check on "OIKONOMIA"

Today we learned that Belgium is still a global leader in government in governmental support of the economy when it comes to the budget. An sich this should not be a problem, provided you get something in return for what you pay for. Reality however strikes hard and even with this 51% governmental occupation on the economy – even corrected after business…

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Friday's reality check on "OIKONOMIA"

Today we learned that Belgium is still a global leader in government in governmental support of the economy when it comes to the budget. An sich this should not be a problem, provided you get something in return for what you pay for. Reality however strikes hard and even with this 51% governmental occupation on the economy – even corrected after business…

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Le Trio Infernale - Change

When the Roman Catholic Church meets Ferrari meets the “Left”, what do you get ? Because that’s in a nutshell what is currently happening in Italy, “progressive” forces seeking change and joining forces. At first sight, they truly make an odd couple trio. Mind you, the majority of Maranello based Ferrari employees are unionized…

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Le Trio Infernale - Change

When the Roman Catholic Church meets Ferrari meets the “Left”, what do you get ? Because that’s in a nutshell what is currently happening in Italy, “progressive” forces seeking change and joining forces. At first sight, they truly make an odd couple trio. Mind you, the majority of Maranello based Ferrari employees are unionized…

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Le Trio Infernale - Change

When the Roman Catholic Church meets Ferrari meets the “Left”, what do you get ? Because that’s in a nutshell what is currently happening in Italy, “progressive” forces seeking change and joining forces. At first sight, they truly make an odd couple trio. Mind you, the majority of Maranello based Ferrari employees are unionized…

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Dutch "Modernization"

In the age of new-speak and political lexicon, the Dutch show us the way by banning that ugly austerity word and replacing it by a more social acceptable term like “modernization” and “building bridges”. And above “de moerdijk”, that implies some EUR 16 bio of “modern” savings, ie EUR 1,000/capita or roughly…

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