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Fed Needs To “Stress Test” Itself As Balance Sheet Balloons To $4.3 Trillion

Saturday, March 29, 2014

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Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,295.75, EUR 944.15 and GBP 779.68 per ounce.               Thursday’s AM fix was USD 1,295.00, EUR 942.09 and GBP 779.14 per ounce.   Gold in U.S. Dollars, 1 Month – (Thomson Reuters)  Snapping its four-day losing streak, gold prices recovered very marginally yesterday. Traders said there was a revival of buying more »

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Citi Fails Fed Stress Test … The REAL Story

Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Bloomberg reports that Citigroup has failed the Fed’s new round of stress tests: Citigroup Inc.’s capital plan was among five that failed Federal Reserve stress tests, while Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. passed only after reducing their requests for buybacks and dividends.   Citigroup, as well as U.S. units of Royal more »

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One step at a time: Reduce wedding stress with a clear plan

Saturday, February 15, 2014

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Between choosing invitations and cake flavors and planning seating arrangements, scheduling time to plan a wedding can prove a daunting task. The Daily Star >> Live News

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7 Tips to Change the Way You Deal with Stress

Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Most of us tend to lose our peace of mind due to a variety of reasons such as economic worries, relationship problems and health issues, to mention only a few. We live under the constant fear of an uncertain future and do not know how to cope with it. Conscious Life News

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Technocrats at Work: UK Regulators Could Kick Out Bank Chiefs Under New Stress Test Plans

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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Senior bankers at top U.K. financial institutions could be fired, or even sent to jail for up to seven years, if theirs bank fails to meet new stress test requirements proposed by the Bank of England on Tuesday, according to a report by The Telegraph. BlackListedNews.com

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Getting fat under stress ‘the healthy option’

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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A German obesity specialist says fat people are often healthier than thin people – and live longer because their bodies are better able to nourish their brains when in under stress. WT news feed

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DutchNews.nl – Holland’s only nuclear power plant fails Brussels’ safety stress tests.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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The Netherlands only nuclear power plant, at Borssele in Zeeland, does not meet international standards for coping with flooding or earthquakes, Trouw reports on Wednesday. WT news feed

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Leaked EU nuclear stress tests reveal hundreds of defects.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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Hundreds of defects have been found throughout Europe’s nuclear reactors and mostly in France, according to a EU stress test report leaked to the German and French media. WT news feed

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Spanish banks stress test reveals €59bn black hole.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

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Spain’s banks must fill a €59bn (£47bn) hole in their capital cushions caused by a burst of reckless lending to building developers during the country’s boom years that has left them awash with toxic real estate assets. WT news feed

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Cyprus to perform stress test on Greek-exposed banks

Friday, September 28, 2012

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Authorities have declined to say how much Cyprus’ 17-billion-euro ( billion) economy actually needs to remain solvent, but credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s estimates the figure could amount to as much as 15 billion euros over three years. bertb news feed

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