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#Black Thursday

From TheJournal.ie US stocks suffer worst losses since Black Monday crash of 1987 Black Thursday

US stocks suffer worst losses since Black Monday crash of 1987

The plunge extended a sell-off that has wiped out most of Wall Street’s gains since Trump’s election.

From TheJournal.ie Retailers delighted after 'superb' first day of winter sales Black Thursday

Retailers delighted after 'superb' first day of winter sales

Many retailers who were sceptical about opening on St Stephen’s Day are now glad they decided to go for it.

From TheJournal.ie Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin Black Thursday

Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin

Done with Christmas? Planning a bargain hunt? Read on…

On stress test day, Ireland gets a little gift from space

It may be Black Thursday down here – but from up there, it all looks blue, green, and enviably calm.

From TheJournal.ie Anglo borrowed €8bn as Lenihan announced ‘final’ bailout cost Anglo

Anglo borrowed €8bn as Lenihan announced ‘final’ bailout cost

Anglo was borrowing up to €7.9bn to pay out on bonds – on the same day the government announced the cost of recapitalisation.

From TheJournal.ie Lenihan subjected to chimp noises by Citigroup investors Rude

Lenihan subjected to chimp noises by Citigroup investors

Citi investors heckle, jeer and make chimp noises during conference call with Finance Minister Brian Lenihan.

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire Chelsea owner threatens to sue Irish government Roman Abramovich

Billionaire Chelsea owner threatens to sue Irish government

Roman Abramovich’s investment vehicle holds subordinated bonds in Irish Nationwide – and wants its money back.

From TheJournal.ie FG refuses to abide by four-year plan - but seeks 'truce'

FG refuses to abide by four-year plan - but seeks 'truce'

The finance spokesperson says the government can’t hold the opposition to its plans – while senators seek co-operation.

From TheJournal.ie Don't forget the real reason that Ireland is so terrifying for Europe Business Insider

Don't forget the real reason that Ireland is so terrifying for Europe

Ireland was first the undertake aggressive action to bolster its banks and get public spending under control.

From TheJournal.ie The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday Black Thursday

The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday

International commentators invoke a raft of dire imagery – from bodies flung off skyscrapers to a children’s story book – to describe the economy’s downward trajectory.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: The banking bailout Black Thursday

In numbers: The banking bailout

Wonder where our billions are going? Here’s a breakdown of the bailout.

From TheJournal.ie Black Thursday: home reaction Black Thursday

Black Thursday: home reaction

The national newspapers react to the cost of the banking bailout.

From TheJournal.ie Insuring against Irish debt gets expensive post-Anglo Bond Markets

Insuring against Irish debt gets expensive post-Anglo

Despite the “final announcement”, markets still think there’s more than half a chance that Anglo will default…

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says tax hikes likely in 2011 Budget

Taoiseach says tax hikes likely in 2011 Budget

In a lunchtime interview, Brian Cowen says “revenue raising” will have to be part of a new, harsher-than-planned Budget.

From TheJournal.ie European Commission welcomes Anglo cost announcement Black Thursday

European Commission welcomes Anglo cost announcement

European competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia gives the thumbs-up to drawing a line under the banking costs.

From TheJournal.ie Bond markets respond favourably to Anglo finality Black Thursday

Bond markets respond favourably to Anglo finality

The price of government borrowing – and the Irish-German spread – falls back, but AIB shares crater.

From TheJournal.ie How the rest of the world is reacting to Namageddon Black Thursday

How the rest of the world is reacting to Namageddon

International reaction to news of the €40 billion bank bailout – and the news that Ireland will now boast the largest deficit ever recorded in an EU state.

From TheJournal.ie Government prepares to take majority stake in AIB as top management departs Black Thursday

Government prepares to take majority stake in AIB as top management departs

Major shake-up at the bank which is to be effectively nationalised.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland wakes up to the news that Anglo could cost €34.3 billion Black Thursday

Ireland wakes up to the news that Anglo could cost €34.3 billion

Central Bank says Anglo bailout should cost €29.3 billion – but could run to €34.3 billion.