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Posts Tagged ‘credit crunch’

Banks ease credit for themselves but not you

Posted by seumasach on November 9, 2008

 

Sam Zuckerman

SFGate

7th November, 2008

If you’re a financial institution, it has become a little easier to borrow money. But for most of the rest of us, it’s tougher than ever.

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Milk with your Credit crunch?

Posted by smeddum on October 26, 2008

Milk with your credit crunch?
by MICHAEL CARABOTT Malta independent online

What’s the capital of Iceland? About e2.50. Milk with your credit crunch? What’s the difference between an investment banker and a large pizza? A large pizza can feed a family of four.

These are just some of the jokes doing the rounds in the UK at the minute. But despite the stiff upper lip and the Britons’ uncanny ability to take it squarely on the chin and get on with it, the mood is very bleak. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jim Willie: The coming death of the Anglo-sphere

Posted by smeddum on October 20, 2008

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