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Irish citizens boycott new homeowners tax

Feb 8, 2012
Packed, town hall-style meetings have sprung up all across Ireland over the past several weeks.
Posted In: Ireland, homeowners tax, austerity

What's the difference: Secured vs. unsecured bonds

Jan 26, 2012
Learn the difference between secured and unsecured debt -- a lesson that Irish taxpayers could use as they face the prospect of footing the bill for the bailout of state-owned Anglo Irish Bank.
Posted In: bonds, Investing, Ireland, whiteboard

Streaming battle

Jan 9, 2012
Islands in the stream, that is what they are...
Posted In: netflix, streaming, UK, Ireland

Austere living in Ireland

Dec 9, 2011
Ireland has been in an economic decline since before 2008 and is gearing up for a second round of austerity cuts. We talk to an Irish family about how they're coping in the slumping economy.
Posted In: Ireland

Have austerity measures worked in Ireland?

Dec 6, 2011
Ireland was bailed out a year ago, and it is now facing another round of austerity measures. How are the Irish people faring in these stricter conditions?
Posted In: Ireland, Ireland bailout, austerity, Europe debt crisis

Ireland seeks debt relief help from Europe

Nov 24, 2011
Ireland's banks were bailed out last year, but now it says it needs more money from Europe to help cover the costs of that bailout.
Posted In: Ireland, Ireland bailout, Europe debt crisis

MID-DAY UPDATE: Economy added 216,000 jobs in March, NASDAQ puts the moves on NYSE

Apr 1, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web....
Posted In: aviation, Dunkin' Donuts, Glencore, Ireland, jobs report, mid-day update, NASDAQ, NYSE, Oil, Ryanair, Sbarro

MID-DAY UPDATE: Violence escalates in Libya, concerns mount over rising oil prices

Feb 25, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Libya. After reports of mass killings of anti-government protesters, the United Nations top human rights office...
Posted In: bailout, BP, CBS, deep water drilling, Gaddafi, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Ireland, Libya, mid-day update, middle east, NATO, North Africa, Oil, protests, television, United Nations, violence

MIDDAY UPDATE: Groupon and the Fed

Dec 1, 2010
All eyes were on Google today and the Internet mega-corp deliberates on buying the up-and-coming Groupon. In a move that can only be seen as...
Posted In: Banks, Cancun, China, Federal Reserve, Google, groupon, Ireland, Japan, Kyoto, mid-day update, Portugal

MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainability and Cyber-Monday

Nov 29, 2010
Today is "Cyber-Moday," Black Friday for e-tailers. It is statistically the least productive work day, because employees log onto super sales to...
Posted In: Black Friday, Cancun, Cyber Monday, Environment, France, Ireland, Ireland bailout, Michael Jackson, mid-day update, sustainability, tobacco, video games

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