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The competitive advantage rideshare giants have over local taxi firms is their ability to burn cash, as investors eagerly subsidize each ride… Read More Chaos Erupts in Uber v. Taxi Drivers Turf War in Barcelona
Tourism accounted for a quarter of the jobs created since 2013 — but mass-tourism of this type brings its own problems… Read More Multiyear, Job-Creating, Mass-Tourist Boom in Spain Runs Out of Steam
Payback time for the financial sector that was bailed out by taxpayers, the new government thinks. … Read More Banks Squeal as Spain’s New Government Threatens to Do Unthinkable: Raise Taxes on Their Profits
The biggest loser: BBVA, Spain’s second biggest bank.… Read More As Turkish Lira Collapses, Foreign Banks in Turkey Rue the Day
A nation of savers v. a nation of debtors.… Read More How the ECB Helped Spain “Recover” Faster than Italy from the Crisis
The PE firm as global landlord.… Read More Blackstone Becomes Biggest Hotel & Property Owner in Spain
Bank-friendly regulators finally show some interest… Read More Tragicomic Farce at UK Bank TSB Enters Week 7 of IT Chaos
Blackstone Group, Cerberus Capital and others face a little problem… Read More Wall Street Mega-Landlords Piled into Spain’s Rental Property Boom, and Now it Hits a Wall?
“It is unacceptable for banks not to keep our accounts safe”… Read More Furious Customers Leave in Droves As IT Nightmare Drags On at UK Bank TSB