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#The Lost Decade

# the-lost-decade - Monday 25 October, 2010

Cabinet meetings to decide bloodbath Budget cuts

Cabinet meetings to decide bloodbath Budget cuts

An evening meeting today – and an all-day knocking of heads tomorrow – should decide how much spending will go.

# the-lost-decade - Thursday 21 October, 2010

Uh-oh: two days after reining in, bond yields explode again

The cost of government ten-year borrowing was under 6% on Tuesday. Today it closed above 6.5% again.

Abiding by EU targets kills economy for a decade – ESRI

The economic think-tank says aiming for the EU’s 3% deficit target by 2014 will force Ireland into a downward spiral.

Ireland won't ask EU for budget target extension

The Department of Finance says it won’t ask Brussels to extend its 2014 deadline for reining in the budget deficit.