Pro-Bailout New Democracy Wins Greek Election

(Image source: Bloomberg) BY CHRISTINA HARTMAN A narrow win for the conservative New Democracy party in Sunday’s much-watched Greek parliamentary elections. And for western news outlets, that primarily means one thing: BBC: “Greece’s place in the eurozone is looking more secure…” Sky News: “They have at least decided they are in favour, reluctantly, of the […]

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Slack and Salesforce – Are They Getting Weaker? | Before & After | Refinitiv

On today’s episode of Before and After, powered by Refinitiv, we are looking at two companies that are disrupting the status quo and helping to usher in the modern workflow model. They are forefront in the blending of the tech, business and gig economy. Intrinsic value doesn’t always lead to monetary gain though and we […]

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European Leaders Struggle to Hold Together Greek Bailout Deal

bjbjLULU RAY SUAREZ: The prime minister of Greece, George Papandreou, flew to France late today to explain his sudden call for a referendum on a new European bailout for his country. The leaders of France and Germany, Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel, awaited answers, at Cannes, on the French Riviera. We have two reports from […]

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Tell “Debt Trap Debbie” Not to Sabotage Obama on Payday Lending Reform

President Obama was right when he condemned predatory payday lenders for “trapping hard-working Americans into a vicious cycle of debt.” With interest rates over 300 percent. But now Debbie Wasserman Schultz is joining Republicans in standing up for payday lenders after she received over $68,000 in campaign cash from them. Go to DebtTrapDebbie.com and tell her […]

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Decision still not made on Daewoo Shipbuilding bailout

A rescue plan is pending for Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering — the world’s second biggest shipbuilding company. It would be Daewoo’s second bailout. While Daewoo’s biggest bondholder, the National Pension Service, has the key… the NPS has not been able to make its final decision as of yet. Oh Jung-hee reports. Whether the […]

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