Tag Archives: Italy

Italy – Non-Performing Loans headed for 20% – Yikes!

The Italian banks are in horrid condition, and prospects for any way to fix it are very dim. There is a high risk the Italian Government would fall, or the EU would break up, on any significant action; and no action means a different path to failure. Continue reading

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And Another Few Trillion cu.ft. of Nat Gas Found

A SuperGiant natural gas field has just been found off of Egypt. Estimated up to 30 Trillion cubic feet. Continue reading

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Dismal Scientist (r) on Dismal European Numbers

The numbers on economic performance in Italy, Greece and Spain are not looking all that good. France turned down as well. Continue reading

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Tres French… Fleecing Le Google…

The French want Google to pay for sending them business and Italy lets the world know it is hostile to geology scientists in particular and all science in general. And they wonder why business is ‘staying away in droves’. Heck, I’m not seeing any reason to even visit the place. I might get arrested for the crime of existing and failing to do something impossible to do… Continue reading

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