Posts Tagged 'United States'

The wealth of Italian households drops to 8.619 trillion of Euros

The wealth of Italian households down compared to previous years. This is what reveals a study by the Bank of Italy. In 2011, the Italian household wealth has reached 8.619 billion euro, equivalent to just over 140 thousand euro per capita, and 350 thousand Euros per family. Of these 8.619 billion on 62.8% are [...]

Italian fifth for household wealth

According to a study by the International Monetary Fund, Global Financial Stability Report (available here in PDF format), Italian households are ranked fifth in the world for financial wealth. The financial wealth of Italian households, calculated on pension funds, government bonds and equity in 2010 is equal to 234% of GDP [...]

Bank of Italy, the Italian household wealth amounted to 9,500 billion euro

According to a study by the Bank of Italy, the gross wealth in the hands of Italian households at the end of 2009 was estimated at about 9,500 billion (€ 9.448 trillion to be precise), the net wealth was estimated at 8.6 trillion Euros, approximately 350 thousand Euros per family. The wealth at the end of 2009 increased by 1% .1 [...]

U.S., 4 other failed banks. There are 142 in 2010

The FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Deposit Insurance Fund) has ordered the closure of four other banks in the U.S.. The K Bank, with 538.3 million dollars in assets, Pierce Commercial Bank, with 221.1 million dollars in assets, the Western Commercial Bank, with 98.6 million dollars in assets, and [...]

U.S., 45 million poor

The economic crisis continues to affect heavily the U.S., according to the latest census figures (for 2009) that were anticipated by the Associated Press, the poverty rate in the U.S. has suffered a sharp rise. Out of a population of 307 million people as many as 45 million, or about 15% of the population (ie, an American [...]

Growing GDP in the euro area

In the first quarter of 2010, GDP in the euro area and the EU grew by 0.2% compared to the previous quarter, as it reveals a Eurostat report. Compared to the first quarter of the previous year's GDP in the euro area grew by 0.6% in the EU, the increase was 0.5%. In France, GDP grew in [...]

Euro area, the unemployment rate is 10.1%

The euro area unemployment rate has reached 10.1% in April compared with 10% the previous month, 0.9% more than in April 2009 (when it was at 9.2%). This is what emerges from a Eurostat report. The unemployment rate in the European Union has reached 9.7% in April, the same level as the previous month, [...]

U.S. federal deficit record in April: 82.69 billion dollars

Record federal deficit for the United States in April, the deficit has reached 82.69 billion U.S. dollars. Quadruple the deficit in April 2009 amounted to 20.9 billion euro, and much higher than the 45 billion expected by analysts. By April is the nineteenth consecutive month that ends in liabilities. Since the beginning of [...]

Launched the X-37B

It started last night at 19:52, local time 00:52 Italian time from Cape Canaveral Space Center in Florida, the X-37B, named for its first flight US-212. The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) is an experimental aircraft (hence the X in the name) unmanned, that is able to land without the need of [...]

Italy in the PIIGS?

In recent days the European stock markets suffered heavy losses, to weigh on European markets concerns the accounts of some European Union countries. Initially, the country that aroused the greatest concern was Greece. Greece have been added in the last days Spain and Portugal. The EU Commissioner for Economic Affairs [...]

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