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Funds reveal short bets on Irish banks

Posted by smeddum on September 26, 2008

Funds reveal short bets on Irish banks

DAVID LABANYI Irish Times
SEVEN INTERNATIONAL hedge funds that have bet hundreds of millions of euro on a fall in the share price of Irish bank stocks have revealed their positions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Bleak history lesson from original Wall Street crash

Posted by smeddum on September 19, 2008

Irish Independent

This is the beginning of a new epoch, if you would a new times, the dog eat dog system is sharpening its teeth, streamlining its pyramid structure, leaving casualties everywhere. Yet there is fear that the system itself cannot hold, as chaos makes for much unpredictability. Commentaries are becoming sharper and sharper. Let us bring them to you here at inthesenewtimes.com

Ignorance might be bliss; but most of all, it is ignorance. It is the utterly sublime quality of not knowing, of not having the faintest clue – as in the case of Bernard Weiss, the deputy commissioner of the Berlin police. Read the rest of this entry »

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Irish economy in trouble

Posted by smeddum on September 4, 2008

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Is this swimming pool Ireland’s biggest cell phone mast?

Posted by smeddum on August 2, 2008

Health fears over phone masts at pool

The biggest phone mast in Ireland? Herald ie

By Kevin Doyle
Thursday July 31 2008

IS this swimming pool “Ireland’s biggest phone mast”? Read the rest of this entry »

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