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Things worth reading: 1st October 2010

Things we're reading today include …

Banks

High street banks names and shamedBBC
Goldman seeks to kill off the 'vampire squid' with first advertsThe Independent
AIG planning to repay US taxpayerBBC

Ireland

Fears grow that Irish economy will befall same fate as GreeceThe Independent
Ireland to bail out 3 banks, costing billions and renewing fears over deficit Washington Post
Cost of Ireland's bank bail-out to hit €40 bnThe Telegraph
Crisis as Irish bank bailout growsThe Independent
Bail-out hammers Irish financesBBC
Hedge funds hold Ireland to ransom over Anglo Irish Bank bail-outThe Telegraph
Anglo-Irish was 'systemic threat'BBC
Ireland's banking 'nightmare' is ending, says Brian LenihanThe Telegraph
Ireland's bank bail-out bill: market reactionThe Telegraph
Anglo Irish Bank bailout: timelineThe Telegraph
Timeline: The eye-watering losses of Anglo IrishThe Independent

Europe

Moody's adds to Spain downgradesBBC
Spain's banks: Two cheers, three tiersThe Economist
The euro zone's trouble spots: The bottomless bail-outThe Economist

World

Tension mounts as China and US trade insults over currencyThe Independent
7 major lenders ordered to review foreclosure procedures – Washington Post
Survey Says More Consumers Prefer Online BankingPayments News

 

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