Economy & Finance

too big to jail?!

Judges imposing their countries’ maximum penalties for serious offences such as manipulating the LIBOR benchmark interest rate would have to stipulate at least four…

Germany looses momentum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) with President José Manuel Barroso   by Ralph T. Niemeyer For quite a while Germany appeared to stand tall…

Goldman Sucks

Greek Prime Minister Samaras and European Parliament President Schulz Samaras: no pressure by banks to privatise. Schulz: shadow banks can’t be regulated, only the…

yet another Smoke-Screen

The European Central Bank in December 2013   “Banking Union” once more provides loopholes bigger than in any Swiss cheese A Comment by Ralph…