Posts Tagged ‘Portugal’

Mittwoch, 4. Januar 2012

Lasst uns Portugal kaufen!

Over dinner one night in Sao Paulo, several Brazilian entrepreneurs were discussing setting up a company to buy Portugal. They argued that with Brazil’s booming economy and Portugal’s recent debt struggles (and the fact that many Portuguese were coming to Brazil looking for work, reversing a major historical trend) it was time for Brazil to get a little revenge on their former colonial masters.

Quelle: Building A Company In Brazil; An American Entrepreneur’s Perspective | TechCrunch

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Mittwoch, 22. Juni 2011

Die Stunde der Steuerzahler

the State, as a borrower, has a nearly inexhaustible form of collateral: the taxpayer. It’s the taxpayer that guarantees interest payments on government debt will always be met, and principal always repaid.

Quelle: The Big Fall Harder

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Donnerstag, 11. Februar 2010

Neuestes Mitglied der PIIGS: USA!

It won’t take investors long to figure out that there isn’t a whole lot of difference between Greece’s finances and those of the US. Each has about the same amount of debt and the same size deficit, relative to GDP. The big difference is that the US ultimately controls the currency in which its debt is calibrated. Greece does not. Neither does California.

Quelle: USA Has Fives Times As Much Sovereign Debt As All the PIIGS Put Together

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Labels: USA, Wirtschaft

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