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Spain Bank Bailout Could Have Huge Price Tag

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

MADRID — Spain's troubled banks could need as much as (EURO)62 billion ($78.6 billion) in new capital to protect themselves from economic shocks...

EU Weighs Banking Union, As Spain's Banking System Crumbles

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Business

* IMF's Lagarde calls on euro zone to stand by banks * De Guindos says direct recapitalisation may be open to Spain * F...

It Could Have Been Worse

Emilio Ontiveros | Posted 08.11.2012 | World
Emilio Ontiveros

Solutions must be contemplated in relation to the magnitude of the problems for which they're destined. And the open-ended problem of the Spanish banking system was, until Saturday, certainly complicated.

Sex Workers Punishing Banks By Not Sleeping With Employees

Posted 03.26.2012 | Business

The key to getting banks to do what you want may be as simple as adopting a strategy that women's magazines have been advocating for years: withholdin...

Moody's Downgrades Spain On Corporate, Bank Debt

Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Moody's Investors Service Tuesday cut Spain's sovereign ratings by two notches, saying high levels of debt in the Spanish banking and c...

Downgrades In Spain

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Standard & Poor's on Thursday downgraded its long-term debt rating on Spain, citing the country's weak growth prospects and risks facing i...

Moody's Warns It Could Downgrade Spain Banks

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MADRID — Moody's rating agency warned Monday that it could downgrade the debt rating of Spanish banks that might need help from the government t...

Spain's Banks Seen As Weak Link In Debt Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Mounting bad loans, competition for funds and exposure to wobbly Portugal make Spain's banks a potential liability as the country fights to avoid an I...

Spain Could Go The Way Of Greece | RAPHAEL MINDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business