Greek lawmaker dramatically tears up bailout agreement in parliament

There were angry scenes in the Greek parliament today as measures contained in a bailout deal agreed with the country’s creditors were debated. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a revolt from inside his own party on the deal, today losing his deputy finance minister. But it was a member of the extreme far-right […]

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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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Is WeWork’s Demise a Positive Sign for Value Investors? (w/ Whitney Tilson)

ED HARRISON: Whitney Tilson, it’s a pleasure to talk to you. We’re going to talk a lot about value investing– some of the ideas that you have. What you’re doing currently with Empire Financial Research. But the first question that pops to me when I look at your resume is that your parents were teachers. […]

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Extreme Monetary Policy, a Profits Recession, and Asset Prices Floating Higher (w/ Ken Grant)

KEN GRANT: I’m Ken Grant. I am the founder of General Risk Advisors LLC, which is a risk management solutions company domiciled in New York. And I’ve been doing market risk management for more than 30 years. I find this to be a very interesting pass, somebody who has been actively involved in the capital […]

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Fed Repo Market Bank Bailout 2019 – Why Don’t Banks Trust Each Other Right Now? [Crisis Unfolds?]

Hey everybody. Jeff Nabers, here it is Thursday, September 19th when I’m recording this, you’ll probably get this in the afternoon, maybe early morning Friday, and this is a kind of potentially momentous time. Okay. The Federal Reserve has just done three bailouts this week for the first time in over 10 years since the […]

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Portugal Economy Sinks, State Clings to Bailout’s Austerity Terms

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. On Sunday, Portugal’s president said he would not be calling for early elections. That means that he will be sticking to the E.U.-IMF $100 billion bailout. This translates into lowering the country’s borrowing rate, and it provides relief for international creditors. But […]

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President of Iceland Ólafur Grímsson: The Will of the People Must Rule the Day

Well Iceland was, in the years that led up to the financial crisis, like every country in Europe and the United States, part of this policy transformation where the financial sector was deregulated, where the freedom of financial capital was increased, where there was a different form of regulations and structures that had prevailed before. […]

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Should Government Bail Out Big Banks?

In 2008, America experienced the biggest meltdown of its financial sector since the Great Depression. The conventional wisdom is that this failure and subsequent government rescue, commonly known as “the bailout” was brought about by three decades of bank de-regulation. There were a lot of causes for the meltdown, but deregulation wasn’t one of them. […]

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Is Wall Street Missing A Recession Spurred on by Corporate Debt? (w/ David Rosenberg)

ED HARRISON: David Rosenberg, it’s a pleasure to talk to you. I’ve heard a lot about you. I’ve watched you over the course of, say, 15 or 20 years. And it’s a great opportunity to get to pick your brain here about investment opportunities. DAVID ROSENBERG: Well, you know they say. There’s lean pickings, so […]

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