Category: Business Intelligence

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Greek deficit ‘endangers’ euro, EU commission says

EUObserver: Soaring public deficits in euro countries such as Greece weaken the credibility and “endanger” the cohesion of the common currency, according to a leaked European Commission paper. Meanwhile, the Greek finance minister has rejected speculation that his country might…

Caspian Sea: The Headache of Sharing It Out

By Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Renaud FRANÇOIS ESISC Research Associate Ever since 1991, the Caspian Sea Basin has been considered as one of the largest energy reserves awaiting major development. According to the U.S. Energy Agency, the subsoil of this immense…

First Dubai, Next Europe

NYTimes:  When it looked as if Dubai would go bust last month, making global financial markets swoon, its wealthy neighboring emirate stepped in and bailed it out with a $10 billion loan. Unfortunately Dubai isn’t the only one teetering on…

Business Intelligence Briefs

Société Générale Société Générale spooked investors by issuing a profit warning for the fourth quarter because it had to write down a further €1.4 billion ($2 billion) in assets related to American property debt. The French bank still expects to…