By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's economic fortunes have gone from boom to deep financial crisis over the past decade. Here are the main developments:
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By DANIEL WOOLLS and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain became the fourth and largest country to ask Europe to rescue its failing banks, a bailout of up to €100 billion ($125 billion) that leaders hoped would stabilize a financial crisis that threatens to break
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THE FEAR: Politicians and investors around Europe are worried that Spain won't be able to cover the toxic real estate loans weighing on its banks, and they expect Spain to seek an international bailout to bolster its lenders.
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The most popular beliefs as to what caused the U.S. mortgage crisis and subsequent economic collapse are wrong, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
The report rejects the popular explanation that industry insiders misled borrowers