Eurostat, the European Union statistics agency, plans to meet Spanish officials to discuss the government’s decision to guarantee about 30 billion euros ($41 billion) of deferred tax assets for banks to bolster their capital, a person familiar with the matter said.
The Nebraska Tourism Commission paid for months of research. More than 3,500 corporate leaders, potential visitors and residents were interviewed. Today, the marketing campaign debuts: “Visit Nebraska. Visit Nice.”
The European Central Bank refused to disclose internal documents showing how Greece used derivatives to hide its government debt because of the “acute” risk of roiling markets, President Jean-Claude Trichet said.
“Toy Story 3” was the top film in the U.S. and Canada for the second straight weekend, bringing in $59 million in ticket sales for Walt Disney Co.’s Pixar Studio, while the Tom Cruise action-comedy “Knight and Day” debuted in a disappointing third place, an analyst said.