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Wolfgang Schäuble deservedly wins 2012 Charlemagne Prize – by W van Coeveren

Sunday, December 11th, 2011
Wolfgang Schaeuble

The German Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schäuble has been named the recipient of the 2012 Charlemagne Prize – it is an award honoring individuals who have contributed to European unity -previous winners include the former head of the ECB chief, Jean-Claude Trichet, US President Bill Clinton and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The jury for the 2012 Charlemagne Prize said the 69-year-old CDU Politian [...] Continue Reading…

No to ‘Quantitative easing’ – ‘No to privatizing of profits and the socializing of losses’ and ‘No to instant easy-fix solutions’ says German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Mr W van Coeveren

Thursday, October 13th, 2011
Wolfgang Schaeuble

The German Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schäuble is reported to have said yesterday that non-government private commercial lenders to Greece should either take a hair-cut or be given a hair-cut.
Brussels also wants these private banks to accept ‘haircuts’ – losses- of 30%-50% of their holdings in Greek debt instead of the presently agreed 21%.
In other words private banks should [...] Continue Reading…