Iceland - The Model the Bankers Would Like to Forget

The one successful victor over the banks
Friday, June 28, 2013, 2:27 AM

As the 2008 banking crisis unfolded, a lot of secret decisions were made that essentially boiled down to this: The bankers did not want to absorb the losses that resulted from their decisions.  The name of the game was who is going to eat the losses? And the early target, as always, was taxpayers. » Read more

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Daily Digest 4/11 - Robot Truck Platoons Move Forward, Good Banker vs. Bad Banker

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 10:31 AM
  • “Giant Bet” Could Trigger “the Mother of All Debt Crises” in Japan: Neil Irwin
  • KPMG resigns as Herbalife auditor after insider trading
  • Good Banker, Bad Banker
  • Portuguese finding pain hard to endure as prime minister says more austerity is around corner
  • Bailed-Out Banks Used Billions Meant For Small Business Aid To Repay TARP Funds: Watchdog
  • Rise In Foreign Temp Workers Questioned By Labour Groups
  • Cyprus And Gold – Noise vs. Facts
  • Pharmaceutical sales reps regularly misinform doctors about drug side effects: study
  • Robot truck platoons roll forward
  • Slow to arrive, but will Australian high speed rail be worth the wait?
  • Study: The coal industry is in far more trouble than anyone realizes
  • ‘Irreparable’ safety issues: All US nuclear reactors should be replaced, ‘Band-Aids’ won’t help
  • NOAA: Area of land larger than Manhattan disappearing of Louisiana coast each year