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With the Greek debt issue finally off the agenda following the completion of its debt restructuring and the euro zone still basking in the glow of the European Central Bank’s long-term refinancing operation, which pumped a trillion euros into the banking system, attention has turned to Spain’s finances.
Debating the merits of Rep Paul Ryan's plan to cut taxes and implement entitlement reforms, with Keith Boykin, CNBC contributor; David Freddoso, Washington Examiner; and Joe Watkins, former George H. W. Bush White House aide.
Discussing San Diego's serious labor problem, with Roger Hedgecock, syndicated talk show host.
China should accelerate the loosening of capital controls, its central bank said, in a report outlining the path to a freely tradable currency and more open capital markets. The Financial Times reports.
The last four months of the year have seen a big jump in U.S. companies filing for bankruptcy protection. We’ve ranked the top 10 bankruptcy filings of 2011, using data from banktruptcydata.com.
The number of property transactions in China’s largest cities has fallen to dangerously low levels, according to regulatory documents obtained by the Financial Times, and this could have a significant ripple effect. The FT reports.
Add health care fraud to ponzi schemes and insider trading at the top of the list of wrongdoing in the financial world.