Sunday, September 21, 2008

Saving


The headquarters of the HBOS plc in Edinburgh. Image taken by Maccoinnich

AN ELITE group of Scottish banking "elders" is being mustered to make an audacious £6 billion bid to save the Bank of Scotland. - Financiers in £6 billion bid to save Bank of Scotland

Would HBOS have been saved in an independent Scotland?
77% Yes
23% No

Salmond: I'd have acted to save HBOS

Share sharks made £190m profits from HBOS by trading two minutes BEFORE BBC announced Lloyds TSB rescue

A lack of guts let the spivs roam free

All options to save bank must be explored

Financial crisis: Default by the US government is no longer unthinkable

Tweedledum or Tweedledumber -The US economy is in crisis but neither presidential candidate has a credible solution

Wall Street woes help Obama

Taxes will soar during credit crisis -Bankers will still get huge bonuses as ordinary taxpayers face a rise of up to 5p in the pound to plug shortfall

Mass poll shows Labour wipeout across country

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