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U.S. signs a loan guarantee of $ 1,000 million for Ukraine

U.S. signs a loan guarantee of $ 1,000 million for Ukraine

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Treasury Secretary, Jacob Lew, signed Monday a credit guarantee 1,000 million allocated to Ukraine , receiving in Washington Ukrainian Finance Minister Olexandre Chlapak . ” This agreement has the support of President (Barack Obama) and the two chambers of Congress, shows the unwavering U.S. commitment by Ukraine stabilized and progress toward democracy,” Lew said […]

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Fitch raises the prospect of Portugal from “negative” to “positive”

Fitch raises the prospect of Portugal from “negative” to “positive”

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Fitch rating agency on Friday raised the debt rating of Portugal, one of the countries in the euro area had to be rescued during the crisis, a ” negative” outlook to “positive” . Fitch also affirmed the rating at BB + , it said in a statement . The agency justifies the improved outlook […]

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The U.S. Congress authorized debt ceiling until March 2015

The U.S. Congress authorized debt ceiling until March 2015

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Congress on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that allows the country to borrow without setting a limit , until March 2015 , pushing the risk of default by the world power this year. The Senate Democratic majority , adopted by 55 votes to 43 the bill adopted Tuesday narrowly by the […]

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Bernanke retires on a volatile emerging market

Bernanke retires on a volatile emerging market

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed ), Ben Bernanke , architect of monetary stimulus program , today concluded his term as head of the U.S. central bank, which will replace the current vice president , Janet Yellen . After eight years as Fed chairman , Bernanke is almost unanimously applauded for achieving captaining the […]

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U.S. Treasury To Issue First Bonds With Floating Rate

U.S. Treasury To Issue First Bonds With Floating Rate

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Treasury Department announced today that the United States offered for auction from January 29 to 15,000 million dollars first bonds whose interest rate floating resets every day. This is the first offering of a new type of Treasuries since U.S. government offered in 1997 inflation-protected bonds, known as TIPS. “The floating rate securities add […]

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Obama Signs 2014 Budget

Obama Signs 2014 Budget

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. president , Barack Obama, issued on Friday the budget for fiscal year 2014 for about 1.11 trillion, thus ending the threat of a new federal government paralysis . The president signed the law that was passed this week by both houses of Congress, after three years of budget instability and partisan bickering between […]

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Moody ‘s Upgrades Ireland Credit Ratings

Moody ‘s Upgrades Ireland Credit Ratings

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ratings agency Moody ‘s has raised a step note Ireland ‘s sovereign debt to Baa3 , bringing the country back to the category of “investment” , after his departure from the plan of international financial assistance . The agency also raised its outlook on the rating to positive from stable , which means it could […]

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Bernanke Defends His Eight-Year Tenure At The Federal Reserve

Bernanke Defends His Eight-Year Tenure At The Federal Reserve

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Less than a month after leaving office as president of the Federal Reserve ( Fed) of the United States , who served for eight years, Ben Bernanke defended a patterned by extraordinary measures to face the economic crisis and initiatives for greater transparency management . In a speech to the annual meeting of the American […]

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Bernanke Leaves Wall Street Colder Than Winter Storm Hercules

Bernanke Leaves Wall Street Colder Than Winter Storm Hercules

| January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wall Street seemed ready to warm up despite the snowstorm “Hercules” that paralyzed today one third of the United States, but , although the Dow Jones closed higher , the prices were cooled with conservative farewell speech President the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke. Before Janet Yellen take up his position as head of the U.S. […]

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Considering Bank Cards? Get Some Tips Here!

Considering Bank Cards? Get Some Tips Here!

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bank cards usually are associated to borrowing, spending and big interest rates. However, if used well, there are lots of benefits to having a credit card. Read this article to discover some of the advantages of charge cards. Credit Card Monitor your credit card purchases to ensure you are not overspending. Noting down your credit […]

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